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Throughout February, UAB Heart and Vascular Services will raise awareness about heart disease.
Harden Davis couldn’t walk 30 feet without having shortness of breath; but thanks to UAB doctors, he now breathes easy and has renewed energy.
UAB Hospital houses a 21-bed cardiac care unit specializing in procedures such as heart transplants and cardiopulmonary rehabilitation.
UAB Medicine has a long history of caring for patients with adult congenital heart disease, and the Alabama Adult Congenital Heart Program is the only one in Alabama and one of a handful in the country that provide continuing care for patients as they move into adulthood.
The trial will seek to find out whether less-invasive endovascular surgery is always a better choice than traditional open surgical repair for veterans with aortic abdominal aneurysms.
A heart attack can happen even if to those who are relatively young and fit, and genetics can play a role.
Diagnosing and treating women who might otherwise slide under the radar is the goal of UAB Medicine’s quickly growing Women’s Heart Health Clinic, which officially opened in 2017.
According to the American Heart Association, heart disease is the leading global cause of death. These foods can promote cardiovascular health.
Throughout the month of February, the University of Alabama at Birmingham, UAB Medicine, and Heart and Vascular Services will raise awareness about heart disease and ways to help prevent it as part of American Heart Month with many events, including three communitywide initiatives.
Throughout the month of February, the University of Alabama at Birmingham, UAB Medicine, and Heart and Vascular Services will raise awareness about heart disease and ways to help prevent it.
James Landis’ personal cardiologist says his 88-year-old patient’s heart went from roaring like a freight train to humming like a fine-tuned engine after procedure.
UAB surgeons patched mitral and tricuspid valve leaks, which eliminated Terry Maddox’s fluid retention and got her congestive heart failure to drop from a Class 4 to Class 1.
Donald Rabren came in to have open-heart surgery until a surgeon discovered great risk in continuing and elected to close him up and do a different procedure three days later.
94-year-old Wade Gladden came to UAB with only 20 percent heart function, but physicians put a months long plan in place to restore function — and the Gadsden resident hit every mark along the way.
Valve-in-valve treatments are becoming more necessary as patients get older and outlive their original replacement heart valves.
Earnest Tate saw his overall health slipping before enduring a heart attack. Then he went to UAB Hospital.
Alabama’s largest comprehensive heart valve program offers TAVR, numerous valve replacement and repairs, perileak closure, and other structural heart procedures.
UAB Hospital is the only Disease-Specific Certified program in Alabama and has had no observations or findings by The Joint Commission since joining the certification process.
Deadlines for abstracts are set for early fall and are open to graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, clinical fellows and residents.
Join a UAB team or create a team for the annual walk, which helps raise funds for research efforts.
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