Enjoy great pizza and help raise some dough for the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study Foundation at Slice Birmingham.
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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.
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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.
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Narrowing of aortic arch, infant’s otherwise good health prompt physicians to move Baby JJ’s Glenn procedure up one month.
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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.
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Robert Cerfolio, M.D., chief of Thoracic Surgery, to launch program at Sidney Lanier to introduce students to the broad field of medicine Jan. 13.
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A robotics and cardiac cath procedure was carried out over three days and meant patient did not have to undergo more rigorous bypass surgery.
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If you exercise, eat right and don’t smoke, a history of heart disease in your family can still put you at risk — even if you are a female.

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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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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Brunsting will be an associate professor in cardiothoracic surgery.

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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.

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