UAB’s Pamboukian led committee and helped write first comprehensive care guidelines for patients.
Published in Focus on Patient Care

Black men and women have twice the risk of fatal coronary heart disease as whites, but the disparity could be eliminated with better risk factor control.

Published in Focus on Patient Care
Former soldier and teacher gets new lease on life thanks to state’s first minimally invasive aortic valve replacement, performed at UAB.
Published in Focus on Patient Care

Adrenalin-suppressing beta-blockers may delay need for valve-replacement surgery if used early in a growing cause of heart disease.

Published in Focus on Patient Care
Ventricular assist devices offer better survival rates than ECMO therapy for children awaiting heart transplant.
Published in Focus on Patient Care

New minimally invasive procedure to replace damaged aortic valves can help patients for whom open surgery is not an option.

Published in Focus on Patient Care
Exercising outdoors during the summer can be hard on the heart but there are things you can do to make it less stressful.
Published in Focus on Patient Care

Study says findings could be a game-changer for patients, helping doctors determine when to perform surgery and providing better long-term outcomes.

Published in Focus on Patient Care

Alabama man has minimally invasive, robot-assisted heart bypass and a week later is able to drive his new motorhome to Talladega infield.

Published in Focus on Patient Care

Leesar will be chief of interventional cardiology and co-director of the UAB Heart and Vascular Center.

Published in Faculty Excellence

Less than 20 percent of patients eligible for cardiac rehab are referred to a program, which can reduce mortality by up to 35 percent.

Published in Focus on Patient Care

 Low-carb, high-fat diets led to more damaging, more deadly heart attacks and impaired recovery of heart function in study.

Daylight-saving time is hard on the heart.

Published in Focus on Patient Care
Being proactive about heart health can help men lower their risk and avoid a heart event.

Greer Underwood, 9, became the first child in the U.S. to get an experimental heart device in March, keeping her alive for a Mother’s Day heart transplant.

Published in Focus on Patient Care

Sleep deprivation, stress and a confused circadian clock can be a lethal combination  

Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women, and each year more women than men die from heart and cardiovascular disease without ever realizing they are at risk.

Page 2 of 2
Back to Top