Advanced Procedures

Heart Surgery Center at University Hospitals Provides Advanced Heart Treatment

The Heart Surgery Center at University Hospitals Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute in Cleveland, Ohio, offers advanced heart solutions for the most challenging of cardiovascular conditions. Our nationally recognized physicians and surgeons are able to provide a range of advantages to patients, including advanced minimally invasive procedures for improved patient outcomes and faster recovery.

Treatments include:

  • Stentless aortic valve prosthesis to allow for extensive root reconstruction when simple aortic valve replacement is insufficient
  • Mitral valve repair over replacement for degenerative and ischemic mitral regurgitation
  • Circulatory arrest techniques for the repair of ascending aorta and arch aneurysms and dissections while maintaining perfusion to the brain
  • Surgical and endovascular therapy for aortic dissection
  • Both on- and off-pump coronary revascularization techniques, especially for patients with multiple health conditions who are at higher risk for complications
  • Endoscopic techniques for harvesting saphenous vein and radial artery for coronary revascularization, avoiding long scars in the legs and arms
  • Intraoperative ablations for atrial fibrillation in concert with mitral and aortic valve surgery
  • Stand-alone atrial fibrillation ablation thoracoscopically without need for opening the chest
  • Transmyocardial laser revascularization for patients with myocardial ischemia not amenable to stenting or bypass surgery
  • Repair procedures of adult congenital heart surgery
  • Advanced heart failure surgery, including ventricular assist device (VAD) implantation and heart transplant
  • Medtronic CoreValve TAVR trial for high-risk and extreme risk aortic stenosis patients

Also, the latest developments in device therapy and the anticipated use of third-generation ventricular assist devices may result in longer and improved quality of life for patients with the most serious end-stage heart disease or heart failure.

Gold Seal of Approval

  • University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center has received the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Advanced Certification in both inpatient/outpatient heart failure and ventricular assist device. Our physicians and surgeons have vast experience in the most advanced treatments available that are specifically designed for treating end-stage heart disease or heart failure.

Make an Appointment

Schedule your appointment with a heart or vascular specialist at University Hospitals:

Office appointment with a cardiologist or vascular surgeon
216-844-3800 or
1-866-UH4-CARE (1-866-844-2273)

Office appointment with a heart surgeon
216-844-4004

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