Displaying items by tag: division of cardiothoracic surgery

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.
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.

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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