88-year-old, 100th UAB TAVR patient, is ready to have her “get-go” back.
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UAB Heart and Vascular Services is celebrating heart month with events at UAB Hospital.
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The 2014 Evidence-Based Guideline for the Management of High Blood Pressure in Adults contains nine recommendations for health care providers.
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UAB cardiologists available at Acton Road for diagnostic evaluation, consultation in neighborhood setting with no physician referral required.

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Success of ACE inhibitors, alpha blockers, calcium channel blockers and diuretics same in women and men with hypertension; diuretic superior in reducing cardiovascular complications.

UAB is the only hospital in Alabama that can repair leaks around replacement heart valves using minimally invasive techniques.
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Simple steps can make a big difference for heart health at restaurants.
Not getting enough nightly rest can be very taxing on the cardiovascular system, says a UAB expert.

Get the daily recommended amount of fiber for optimum heart health.

UAB’s Pamboukian led committee and helped write first comprehensive care guidelines for patients.
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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.

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Former soldier and teacher gets new lease on life thanks to state’s first minimally invasive aortic valve replacement, performed at UAB.
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Adrenalin-suppressing beta-blockers may delay need for valve-replacement surgery if used early in a growing cause of heart disease.

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Ventricular assist devices offer better survival rates than ECMO therapy for children awaiting heart transplant.
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New minimally invasive procedure to replace damaged aortic valves can help patients for whom open surgery is not an option.

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Exercising outdoors during the summer can be hard on the heart but there are things you can do to make it less stressful.
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Study says findings could be a game-changer for patients, helping doctors determine when to perform surgery and providing better long-term outcomes.

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

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

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

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