UI Hospitals and Clinics

Heart and Vascular News Archive

ECMO Program Under New Leadership

Assistant Professor Joseph Turek, MD, PhD, is the new Medical Director of the ECMO program, effective immediately.

 

ECMO Program Under New Leadership

Patients More Likely to Survive In-hospital Cardiac Arrest Today

A new study finds that survival in patients who experience a cardiac arrest in a hospital has increased significantly over the past decade.

 

Patients More Likely to Survive In-hospital Cardiac Arrest Today

New Heart Valve Treatment Offered

Leaders of University of Iowa Heart and Vascular Center announced today that their heart valve team will soon be the first in the state to offer a new, cutting-edge treatment for seriously ill patients affected by severe heart valve problems.

New Heart Valve Treatment Offered

Nation's First Valve Surgery Certification

UI program is first to receive Joint Commission certification for excellence in cardiac valve repair, replacement.

 

Nation's First Valve Surgery Certification

UI Blood Pump Is an Iowa First

The University of Iowa is implanting a blood pump that takes over the function of a heart ventricle. The UI Heart and Vascular Center is the only one in Iowa that offers this type of therapy.

UI Blood Pump Is an Iowa First

First Total Artificial Heart

University of Iowa Heart and Vascular Center has achieved a new medical first in Iowa—the implantation of a SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart (TAH)—the newest treatment option for the sickest heart failure patients.

 

First Total Artificial Heart

Heart Features from the UI Health Care Annual Report

UI Health Care is changing medicine and changing lives through breakthrough discoveries, educational advances and innovative patient care. The 2011 report highlights stories from the UI Heart and Vascular Center.

Heart Features from the UI Health Care Annual Report