Patients with a ventricular assist device, or VAD, employ cardiac rehabilitation therapy to improve their quality of life.
KPTV-12 newscovers Providence's groundbreaking implant of the Sapien aortic heart valve, an Oregon first.
An internationally trained team of heart experts implanted a collapsible Sapien heart valve in a patient at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center.
Cardiologist Jacob Abraham, M.D., appears in this KPTV news segment to provide expertise on left ventricular-assist devices.
Providence Heart and Vascular Institute cardiologist Alicia Ross, M.D., emphasizes the importance of knowing the warning signs of a heart attack.