Women’s Heart Health
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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.
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.
Genetic Testing Helps Woman Beat Inherited Cardiomyopathy
Heart patient DeAnn Bartram has a good prognosis after genetic testing helps identify her hereditary arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy – a condition that claimed the lives of her two sisters.
Patient Has Steady Success with Integrated Treatment for Cardiovascular Disease
Denise Burris treated the process of getting her weight, diabetes and cholesterol numbers under control like a resolution, as well as a lifestyle shift and journey.
Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection Leads to Heart Attack
At 49, Devi Snively didn’t have any risk factors for heart disease, but while on vacation in New Zealand, she had a heart attack. Devi turned to UH cardiologist Heather Gornik, MD to find out why.
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.
Pregnancy Reveals Serious Vascular Condition for Mother
When Sarah was pregnant with her first child, she began having excruciating shooting pain down her left leg. Doctors discovered she had a deep vein thrombosis (DVT), a blood clot in the deep veins that can be life-threatening.
Clinical Trial Procedure Restores Blood Flow, Easing Patient’s Foot Pain
Linda McClain of Lancaster, Ohio, enjoys going to the salon, grabbing lunch with her friends and line dancing. But in 2018, a diabetic ulcer appeared on her toe and wouldn’t go away. It caused pain and kept her from being active.