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A recent, large, international, peer-reviewed study showed that the risk of heart inflammation in people who have been vaccinated for COVID-19 is extremely low.
There is an alternative to blood thinners such as warfarin (commonly known by the brand name Coumadin): an implanted device that prevents blood clots from forming in the hearts of AFib patients.
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.
After undergoing surgery to replace her faulty aortic valve, 55-year-old Kathleen Black is so impressed and happy with the care she received from her UH heart surgeon, she tattoos his name on her arm.
Atrial fibrillation, or AFib, is the most common heart rhythm disorder and affects more than 3 million adults in the U.S. It is caused by rapid and disorganized electrical impulses in the atria, or the two upper chambers of the heart.
For years, Anita Nickel was told that compression stockings were the only treatment option for her severe leg pain. Ultimately, she turned to the vascular experts at UH Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute for solutions and relief.
Jimisha Sailes was only 28 when blood clots in her lungs caused her to collapse and pass out. Doctors at UH Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute opted to treat her with ECMO instead of tPA - a decision that saved her life.
When Eric Hess decided to head into work in spite of persistent, severe head and neck pain, he didn’t know his strong work ethic would ultimately save his life. Eric worked at UH Cleveland Medical Center, where he was quickly diagnosed and treated.