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Ventricular Assist Device Therapy

August 06, 2012

Patients with a ventricular assist device, or VAD, employ cardiac rehabilitation therapy to improve their quality of life.

Coverage of Sapien valve patient's recovery

February 16, 2012

KGW.Com reports that patient is doing well after breakthrough aortic valve replacement procedure at Providence.

Providence doctors implant heart valve without open-heart surgery

February 16, 2012

KPTV-12 newscovers Providence's groundbreaking implant of the Sapien aortic heart valve, an Oregon first.

Providence and 91-year-old patient make heart history in Oregon

February 07, 2012

An internationally trained team of heart experts implanted a collapsible Sapien heart valve in a patient at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center.

Dr. Abraham explains the heart-assist device that saved former V.P. Dick Cheney's life

February 03, 2012

Cardiologist Jacob Abraham, M.D., appears in this KPTV news segment to provide expertise on left ventricular-assist devices.

Heart failure patients get new option

January 04, 2012

The Joint Commission certifies the center's destination therapy services, enabling greater access to long-term LVAD therapy for suitable patients.

Providence to be only site in Oregon for revolutionary heart valve procedure

November 19, 2011

Patients with advanced heart disease and limited treatment options will soon have access to the most progressive cardiac care procedure in the world at Providence Heart and Vascular Institute.

Dr. Alicia Ross shares lessons that all woman need to know about heart disease.

May 11, 2011

Providence Heart and Vascular Institute cardiologist Alicia Ross, M.D., emphasizes the importance of knowing the warning signs of a heart attack.