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Northeast Ohio priest, Father Fred Pausche, was ready to move ahead with surgery to address his back problems. Routine pre-op testing, however, alerted his care team to major heart problems that required immediate intervention.
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.
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.
A woman who had aortic valve replacement surgery at University Hospitals Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute 10 years ago celebrates her 104th birthday.
Myocarditis patient Carmen Darien recovers after being placed on veno-arterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenatio, or ECMO.
When 55-year-old Richard Mack experienced severe chest pain, the multidisciplinary experts who comprise the UH Cardiogenic Shock team stepped up to provide the highly specialized care he needed.