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UAB Hospital is first in the United States to implant new Evaheart device as part of the US Pivotal Trial to test L-VAD for patients with severe congestive heart failure.

Watching football and tailgating can negatively affect heart health in unexpected ways; learn why and get expert tips for healthier game days.

88-year-old, 100th UAB TAVR patient, is ready to have her “get-go” back.
UAB Heart and Vascular Services is celebrating heart month with events at UAB Hospital.
The 2014 Evidence-Based Guideline for the Management of High Blood Pressure in Adults contains nine recommendations for health care providers.

UAB cardiologists available at Acton Road for diagnostic evaluation, consultation in neighborhood setting with no physician referral required.

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

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.

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

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

Ventricular assist devices offer better survival rates than ECMO therapy for children awaiting heart transplant.

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

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

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

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

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

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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