Patients with a ventricular assist device, or VAD, employ cardiac rehabilitation therapy to improve their quality of life.
KGW.Com reports that patient is doing well after breakthrough aortic valve replacement procedure at Providence.
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.
The Joint Commission certifies the center's destination therapy services, enabling greater access to long-term LVAD therapy for suitable patients.
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.
Providence Heart and Vascular Institute cardiologist Alicia Ross, M.D., emphasizes the importance of knowing the warning signs of a heart attack.