UAB’s Suzanne Oparil, M.D., has been selected as one of only three doctors from the United States to receive the Clinical Excellence Award at the National Physician of the Year Awards in New York City.
94-year-old Wade Gladden came to UAB with only 20 percent heart function, but physicians put a monthslong plan in place to restore function — and the Gadsden resident hit every mark along the way.
Drug-eluting stents pose no greater risk of major heart attack following non-cardiac surgery than bare metal stents.
Success of ACE inhibitors, alpha blockers, calcium channel blockers and diuretics same in women and men; diuretic reduces cardiovascular complications.
This minimally invasive procedure is only available in Alabama at UAB.