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11.12.2014
St. Elizabeth Heart & Vascular Institute Valve Center Performs First TAVR Procedures The St. Elizabeth Heart & Vascular Institute Valve Center achieved a milestone in early November by completing two transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) procedures in the new hybrid operating room. “We have trained for months for this day, preparing the team and building the clinical space that supports this procedure,” stated Dr. Victor Schmelzer, Interim Medical Director of the Heart & Vascular Institute and co-director of the Valve Center.
10.16.2014
WCPO 9 ON YOUR SIDE: Checkups: Tiny, leadless and wireless Nanostim pacemaker is being tested in the Tri-State If your heart rate is too slow, you may be a candidate for an artificial pacemaker -- especially if you have extreme fatigue and fainting spells.

A traditional pacemaker will regulate your heart rate by sending out electrical pulses through thin wires, called leads. The pacemaker's generator sits under the skin near the collarbone, sometimes leaving a noticeable lump.
9.22.2014
Take Time for Your Heart You may be able to add years to your life by making simple changes to improve your heart health. The St. Elizabeth Heart & Vascular Institute offers a comprehensive program to help you identify your risk and learn how you can make meaningful changes to help you live better and live longer.
9.19.2014
LANE REPORT: St. Elizabeth Healthcare adds patient-customized heart failure technology St. Elizabeth Healthcare is using a new cardiac resynchronization therapy-defibrillator (CRT-D) system that features technology designed to improve the pumping function of the heart and provide physicians with more options to customize the therapy for each individual patient’s needs.
9.19.2014
St. Elizabeth Offers New Patient-Customized Heart Failure Therapy St. Elizabeth Healthcare became the first in Greater Cincinnati to implant a newly FDA-approved device for patients with heart failure. This new cardiac resynchronization therapy-defibrillator (CRT-D) system features technology designed to improve the pumping function of the heart and provide physicians with more options to customize the therapy for each individual patient’s needs. St. Elizabeth was the only hospital in Greater Cincinnati to be part of the clinical trial that led to FDA approval.


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