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8 Surgeries You Can Have and Go Home the Same Day
Newer, minimally invasive procedures have shortened recovery times and a growing number skip the hospital stay.
A Rejuvenated Heart
Joe Timko figured he was just growing old, with a persistent heaviness in his chest that left him feeling sluggish. He didn’t realize he had atrial fibrillation (AFib), the most common heart rhythm disorder.
Heart Patient at UH Harrington Heart & Vascular Celebrates 104th Birthday
A woman who had aortic valve replacement surgery at University Hospitals Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute 10 years ago celebrates her 104th birthday.
Patient Avoids Open Heart Surgery With Minimally Invasive Bypass
Many times, a blockage in the heart's left anterior descending artery is best treated with coronary artery bypass, which is typically an open-heart surgery. Steve Momon qualified to be treated in a different way.
UH Physicians Recognize New Mom's Heart Symptoms as Serious, Not Stress
Jana Thomas knew something was wrong a few days after giving birth to her second daughter. When she described her symptoms to people, most told her she was stressed and tired from recently giving birth.
Holistic Approach to Bariatric Surgery Help Prepares for Heart Valve Replacement
Katrina Cox of Bedford is now a healthier and more active mother and grandmother, thanks to a whole-health approach for care at University Hospitals.
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.
Depression: Unexpected Consequence of Heart Attack, Heart Surgery or Stroke
Studies show that up to 33 percent of heart attack patients develop some degree of depression, according to the American Heart Association.