Department of Surgery

Areas of expertise: Xenotransplantation, Islet Xenotransplantation

Published in Experts
November 06, 2017

Pankaj Arora, M.D.

Division of Cardiology

Areas of expertise: Heart Health & Hypertension, Obesity

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November 03, 2017

Salpy Pamboukian, M.D.

Division of Cardiovascular Disease

Areas of expertise: Heart Health, Women's Health

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nycu graphic 2The average American consumes nearly 2,000 mg a day over most adults’ ideal amount of sodium intake, excluding salt added at the table. Sodium found in restaurant, pre-packaged and processed foods, and foods like canned vegetables can increase heart disease and stroke risk, among others.
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Watching football and tailgating can negatively affect heart health in unexpected ways; learn why and get expert tips for healthier game days.

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UAB Heart and Vascular Clinic at Acton Road will offer free heart-healthy tailgate screenings Sept. 19; registration is available.
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UAB is the only hospital in the state to offer the minimally invasive MitraClip procedure to aid patients suffering from mitral regurgitation.
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Funds raised from the annual event come back to UAB to support vital cardiovascular research efforts.
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The AHA/ACC formulas for heart attack and stroke risk released in November were described as overpredicting a patient’s risk, but the latest findings published in JAMA suggest otherwise.
Moellinger was presented Nursing Scientist Award before an international group of more than 1,000 medical experts.
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UAB Heart and Vascular Services is celebrating heart month with events at UAB Hospital.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
The 2014 Evidence-Based Guideline for the Management of High Blood Pressure in Adults contains nine recommendations for health care providers.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
How early obesity develops and how long someone is obese significantly impacts the development of coronary artery calcification.
Research from the UAB School of Public Health shows that patients with chronic kidney disease may improve their health by making lifestyle behavior changes.
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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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Adults are not the only ones who should focus on good heart health. A UAB doctor explains when heart healthy habits need to start.
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.

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