Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection (SCAD)

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Devi Snively enjoying the outdoors

Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection Leads to Heart Attack

At 49, Devi Snively didn’t have any risk factors for heart disease, but while on vacation in New Zealand, she had a heart attack. Devi turned to UH cardiologist Heather Gornik, MD to find out why.

Lisa Garner talks about her experience at the UH Harrington Heart and Vascular Institute

An Underlying Condition Contributes to Woman’s Risk of Heart Attack

Lisa Garner recognized that something was wrong when her symptoms of chest discomfort, arm and jaw pain persisted and took herself to the hospital. Her quick thinking ensured she got the life-saving care she needed.

Dr. Chantal ElAmm and Megan Roberts

Young Mother Undergoes Multiple Heart Surgeries as She Awaits Heart Transplant

Just seven weeks after her son was born, Megan Roberts experienced chest pain that led to a rare diagnosis and started her on a long and arduous journey toward a new heart.

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