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Georgia’s birthday cake

Heart Patient at UH Harrington Heart & Vascular Celebrates 104th Birthday

A woman who had aortic valve replacement surgery at University Hospitals Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute ten years ago celebrates her 104th birthday.

Steve Momon

Patient Avoids Open Heart Surgery With Minimally Invasive Bypass

Many times, a blockage in the heart's left anterior descending artery is best treated with coronary artery bypass, which is typically an open-heart surgery. Steve Momon qualified to be treated in a different way.

A smiling Jana Thomas at home with her infant daughter

UH Physicians Recognize New Mom's Heart Symptoms as Serious, Not Stress

Jana Thomas knew something was wrong a few days after giving birth to her second daughter. When she described her symptoms to people, most told her she was stressed and tired from recently giving birth.

Katrina Cox gives the thumbs up with Dr. James Cireddu at UH Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute

Holistic Approach to Bariatric Surgery Help Prepares for Heart Valve Replacement

Katrina Cox of Bedford is now a healthier and more active mother and grandmother, thanks to a whole-health approach for care at University Hospitals.

Dr. Abu-Omar and Lynn Ulatowski in the hospital.

Patient With Advanced Heart Disease Finds New Hope From Heart Transplant

Lynn was diagnosed with arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy, a progressive heart disease. Lynn’s mother died from heart disease in her 40s when Lynn was just a teenager. Lynn, 45, didn’t want to leave her own teenager without a mother.

depression

Depression: Unexpected Consequence of Heart Attack, Heart Surgery or Stroke

Studies show that up to 33 percent of heart attack patients develop some degree of depression, according to the American Heart Association.

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