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An alarming trend in heart disease has taken hold among younger adults. The incidence of heart attacks in people under age 40 is on the rise.
A woman who had aortic valve replacement surgery at University Hospitals Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute ten years ago celebrates her 104th birthday.
Heart patient DeAnn Bartram has a good prognosis after genetic testing helps identify her hereditary arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy – a condition that claimed the lives of her two sisters.
People often confuse heart attack and cardiac arrest. A heart attack can sometimes trigger sudden cardiac arrest, but most do not.
COVID-19 is known to cause a variety of cardiovascular problems in some patients. Among them is inflammation of the heart muscle.
The researchers estimate that pollution was responsible for nine million deaths worldwide in 2019, 5.1 million of which were due to cardiovascular disease.
The new approach may lead more patients to seek out the specific expertise of a heart failure specialist, which can lead to better management of the condition and improved outcomes for the patient.
William Moulton of Ravenna received his first cardiac intervention at UH Portage, then returned five years later needing a thrombectomy.