Heart & Vascular

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A smiling Anita Nickel outdoors

After Decades of Unsuccessful Treatments, Woman Finds Relief from Painful Varicose Veins

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 and her daughter in front of their Christmas tree

Patient Suffering from Massive Pulmonary Embolism Saved with Use of ECMO

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.

Firefighter and paramedic Ricky Fetter stands beside Engine 7

Firefighter Finds Out He Needs Quintuple Bypass Surgery

Shortness of breath was the only symptom 49-year-old firefighter and paramedic, Ricky Fetter, was experiencing. When an EKG revealed that all five of his cardiac vessels were blocked, Ricky got the care he needed, just in the nick of time.

Abhishek Ray, MD and Eric Hess in the MRI room

Executive in the Right Place at the Right Time to Receive Lifesaving Stroke Care

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.

A senior man holds his chest in pain

Sudden Cardiac Arrest vs Heart Attack

People often confuse heart attack and cardiac arrest. A heart attack can sometimes trigger sudden cardiac arrest, but most do not.

Limb Salvage Patient Maurice Edwards

Novel Council at UH Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute Diverts Patients from Amputation

Maurice Edwards of Cleveland knew he might lose his leg to amputation, but thanks to a novel council at University Hospitals (UH) Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute, he was spared that fate.

Trent with Dr. Martin Bocks at the annual Heart Walk in Cleveland

A Heart Warrior Living Life to the Fullest

They never expected to be a heart family, but Trent's parents are so grateful their son is living his life to the fullest, thanks to the Congenital Heart Collaborative at UH Rainbow.

Raheem Stanfield stands outside SoFi Stadium

Browns Player with Heart for Cardiac Patients Sends Survivor to Super Bowl

Raheem Stanfield had no idea going into cardiac arrest would be his ticket to the Super Bowl, but that’s exactly how his story unfolded.

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