Heart & Vascular

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alan studt

Calcium Score Test Finds Man’s Undetected Heart Blockage

A musician’s coronary calcium score detects a high risk for heart attack, leading to bypass surgery.

statins

Are Statins Really Worth Taking for High Cholesterol?

Some people are reluctant to take these life-saving drugs for various reasons. What does science have to say about these concerns and others surrounding statins?

mildred brown

Innovative Procedure to Prevent Stroke Helps Active Woman Retain Independence

When carotid artery disease significantly increased a Brunswick woman's risk for stroke, UH physicians used an innovative procedure to help keep her living the life she enjoys.

diabetes and heart disease

Diabetes and Heart Disease: A Dangerous Combination

There is a very important connection between diabetes and heart disease that is under-appreciated by most people with diabetes: If you are living with diabetes, then you are at heightened risk for heart and kidney disease.

cheryl ryan

Four Years Post-Heart Attack and Still Going Strong

Grateful for the care she received, a woman recalls the frightening event that almost took her life.

carson walter

The Gift of Time

Walter Carson felt drawn back to the hospital where he was born. Because of the kind care Walter received at UH Portage, he now makes the 40-minute drive from home for appointments.

covid effects

Coronavirus May Have Lasting Impact on the Heart

People with underlying heart conditions may be more susceptible to changes caused by COVID-19, says UH cardiologist Eiran Z. Gorodeski, MD, MPH. What you need to know.

transplant

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.

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