Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute Press Releases

  • Read about First Texas Use Newly-Approved Device Treat Atrial Fibrillation Patients at Risk Stroke

    Memorial Hermann First in Texas to Use Newly-Approved Device to Treat Atrial Fibrillation in Patients at Risk of Stroke

    HOUSTON (September 1, 2021)

    Electrophysiologists with UTHealth Houston and affiliated with the heart teams at Memorial Hermann Health System are the first in Texas to offer a new device, recently approved by the Food and Drug Administration, designed to treat patients with atrial fibrillation (AFib) who are at risk of is...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Health System Expands Minimally Invasive Cardiovascular Care

    Memorial Hermann Health System Expands Minimally Invasive Cardiovascular Care

    HOUSTON (August 1, 2019)

    Memorial Hermann Health System has expanded its minimally invasive cardiovascular care services by bringing the transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) procedure to west Houston and The Woodlands. Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center began offering the procedure in July, while Memo...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Honored for Treatment of Patients Who Suffer Severe Heart Attacks

    Memorial Hermann Honored for Treatment of Patients Who Suffer Severe Heart Attacks

    HOUSTON (July 12, 2018)

    Six Memorial Hermann Hospitals were recently honored with Mission: Lifeline Awards by the American Heart Association (AHA) for the treatment of patients who suffer severe heart attacks.

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  • Read about Multiple Memorial Hermann Campuses Receive the Gold Seal for Chest Pain Accreditation

    Multiple Memorial Hermann Campuses Receive the Gold Seal for Chest Pain Accreditation

    HOUSTON (July 27, 2017)

    Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital, Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital, Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital and Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital all have received Chest Pain Center accreditation from The Joint Commission (TJC). An independent, not-for-profit organization, TJC accre...

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  • Read about Allergies or Afib One Patients Journey to Diagnosis

    Allergies or Afib? One Patient’s Journey to Diagnosis

    HOUSTON (July 27, 2017)

    Joe Chapman has lived in Houston for most of his life, which is why he was puzzled when he was diagnosed with severe allergies for the first time just a few months ago. It started with shortness of breath, chest pressure and a bit of heart fluttering. Those symptoms, combined with a chronic cough...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute-Memorial City Recognized

    Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute-Memorial City Recognized for Top Cardiovascular Surgery Program

    HOUSTON (May 24, 2017)

    For the third time, The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) has awarded Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute-Memorial City its highest rating of three stars for quality related to Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG), or heart bypass surgery.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital Expands Heart and Vascular Services

    Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital Expands Heart and Vascular Services

    KATY, TEXAS (March 22, 2017)

    Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital recently expanded heart and vascular services with the opening of two new cardiac laboratories that can be used for catheter-based procedures as well as electrophysiology procedures. The labs represent a $5.2 million investment into the Katy community by Memorial He...

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  • Read about Dont Brush It Off Know the Symptoms of a Heart Attack

    Don’t Brush It Off: Know the Symptoms of a Heart Attack

    KATY, TEXAS (February 28, 2017)

    John Hopkins, Jr. says he works out regularly, tries to eat healthy, and has regular check-ups with his primary care physician.  So when he couldn’t get rid of what he thought was bad acid reflux, he was confused.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Prescribes Advice Thats Good for the Heart

    Memorial Hermann Prescribes Advice That’s Good for the Heart

    HUMBLE, TEXAS (February 14, 2017) February is Heart Month and a good time to have a conversation about heart disease – the number-one killer of men and women in the United States.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann named one of the Nations 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals

    Memorial Hermann Named One of the Nation’s 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics

    HOUSTON (December 1, 2016) Four Memorial Hermann hospitals have been collectively named among the nation’s 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics,TM an IBM company.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute Texas Medical Center Recognized for STEMI Program

    Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute Texas Medical Center Recognized for STEMI Program Excellence

    HOUSTON (June 2, 2016)

    Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute-Texas Medical Center (HVI) has once again been named an accredited STEMI Receiving Center by the American Heart Association (AHA) and Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care, an elite recognition given to facilities that provide excellent acute cardi...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Recognized with National Awards for High Quality Stroke Programs

    Memorial Hermann Recognized with National Awards for High Quality Stroke Programs

    HOUSTON (May 16, 2016) Memorial Hermann is proud to announce that eight of its hospitals have received recognition from the American Heart Association (AHA) and American Stroke Association (ASA) for the high-quality stroke care provided to patients.

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  • Read about In Honor of National Donate Life Month, Transplant

    In Honor of National Donate Life Month, Transplant Recipients at Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute Gather to Show Appreciation for their Organ Donors

    HOUSTON (April 15, 2016)

    Scores of transplant patients recently gathered at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center (TMC) to celebrate their health and thank the organ donors who made it possible for them to be there.

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  • Read about Heart Disease Warning Signs Not Always Obvious, But Always Serious

    Heart Disease Warning Signs Not Always Obvious, But Always Serious

    HUMBLE, TEXAS (March 17, 2016)

    Pradip Desai didn’t think much of the repeated pressure he felt in his chest during daily walks with his five rescue dogs. The 63-year old didn’t pay special attention to being out of breath after climbing the stairs in his North Houston home, either.

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  • Read about It’s Heart Month Local Physicians Prescribe Heart Healthy Advice

    It’s Heart Month: Local Physicians Prescribe Heart Healthy Advice

    HOUSTON (February 19, 2016)

    February is Heart Month and a good time to raise awareness of heart disease – the number-one killer of men and women in the United States.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute-Memorial City Makes Significant Investment

    Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute-Memorial City Makes Significant Investment in Cardiovascular Services

    HOUSTON (February 17, 2016)

    As part of its commitment to provide exceptional and groundbreaking cardiovascular care, Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute-Memorial City has made a significant investment of $3.3 million to open a 1,000-square-foot hybrid endovascular surgical suite.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital Cardiologist Offers Heart Healthy Advice

    Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital Cardiologist Offers Heart Healthy Advice

    HOUSTON (February 12, 2016) According to the American Heart Association, heart disease is the number one cause of death in the United States, killing more than 370,000 people each year. February is National Heart Month and a time to raise awareness of heart disease and the steps that can be taken to prevent it.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Provides Thoughtful Thanksgiving Tips and Heart Healthy Holiday Advice

    Memorial Hermann Provides Thoughtful Thanksgiving Tips and Heart-Healthy Holiday Advice

    HOUSTON (November 23, 2015) Keeping a healthy diet and lifestyle can be hard enough, but throw a holiday or two in the mix and it can seem impossible! The season is filled with family gatherings and delicious desserts that can be both exciting and stressful. Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center  has some tips for relaxin...

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  • Read about Revolutionary Lung Machine Used at Memorial Hermann Heart Vascular Institute TMC

    First in Texas: Revolutionary Lung Machine Used at Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute-TMC

    HOUSTON (September 30, 2015)

    For the first time ever in the state of Texas, the team at Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute-Texas Medical Center used the advanced technology of a minimally-invasive machine called the Hemolung Respiratory Assist System (RAS) to help save the life of an 18-year-old Texas boy.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann HVI TMC Empowers Patients to Feel Beautiful Inside and Out

    Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute Empowers Patients to Feel Beautiful Inside and Out

    HOUSTON (June 29, 2015)

    Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute-Texas Medical Center recently hosted a luncheon for a very special group of former patients – their “LVAD Ladies,” or women living with a Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD). The purpose of the luncheon was to empower the women t...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute Southwest Performs 100th TAVR Procedure

    Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute Southwest Performs 100th TAVR Procedure

    HOUSTON (May 11, 2015)

    Like so many of his generation, 85-year-old Louis Kartous isn’t one to just sit still, he’s always on the go. “I wake up every day at 4:30 in the morning, it’s just the way my body is programmed,” says Kartous. Kartous recently became the 100th person to receive tran...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Cardiologist Hits Milestone with Completion of 100th Marathon

    Running with Heart: Memorial Hermann Cardiologist Hits Milestone with Completion of 100th Marathon

    HOUSTON (March 25, 2015)

    Running a marathon is an achievement that less than one percent of people in the world can say they have accomplished. One interventional cardiologist affiliated with the Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute-Texas Medical Center/UTHealth wasn’t satisfied with just one. Dr. Ak...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital Achieves Chest Pain Center Accreditation

    Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital Achieves Chest Pain Center Accreditation

    HOUSTON (March 6, 2015) Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital has received Chest Pain Center Accreditation from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC), an international not-for-profit organization that focuses on transforming cardiovascular care by assisting facilities in their effort to create communities of exce...

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  • Read about Heart Healthy Tips to Prevent That First Heart Attack

    Wrapping Up Heart Month: Heart Healthy Tips to Prevent That First Heart Attack

    HOUSTON (February 27, 2015)

    “Preventing that first heart attack is the key to lowering risk for heart disease,” said Periyanan Vaduganathan, MD, Cardiovascular Disease Specialist affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital. “While you can’t change risk factors such as age, gender and family history, you can take act...

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  • Read about Cardiovascular Pulmonary Rehab Program at Heart Vascular Institute Certified by Industry Leader

    Cardiovascular/Pulmonary Rehab Program at Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute – Memorial City Certified by Industry Leader

    HOUSTON (February 26, 2015)

    Four Memorial Hermann Cardiovascular/Pulmonary Rehabilitation programs were recently certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institutes in Memorial City, Southwest Houston and the Texas Medical Center, as...

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  • Read about Turning Down the Temperature to Save a Heart Attack Victim from Death and Brain Damage

    Turning Down the Temperature to Save a Heart Attack Victim from Death and Brain Damage

    HOUSTON (February 19, 2015)

    M.C. Patel, MD, pulmonary and critical care specialist affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital, saved Heart Attack Victim Regina Pippins from death and brain damage using therapeutic hypothermia.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Tower Goes Red

    Memorial Hermann Tower Goes Red

    HOUSTON (February 6, 2015)

    Each year landmarks like Niagara Falls, the Empire State Building, Graceland, Times Square, state capitol buildings and more go red in honor of American Heart Month. Starting tonight at dusk, Memorial City, including the Memorial Hermann Tower, will be illuminated in red to raise awareness of hea...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Recognized for High Quality Heart Attack Care

    Memorial Hermann Recognized for High Quality Heart Attack Care

    HOUSTON (October 21, 2014) Two of only 256 hospitals recognized nationwide, Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute-Southwest and Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital have received the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR ACTION Registry–GWTG Platinum Performance Achievement Award for 2014.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute Southwest Significantly Reducing Radiation Exposure

    Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute Southwest Significantly Reducing Radiation Exposure

    HOUSTON (October 9, 2014)

    According to the AHA, the collective dose that patients received annually from ionizing radiation during medical tests increased among the general population an estimated 700 percent between 1980 and 2006.

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  • Southwest Heart Expertise

    Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute-Southwest Brings Nationally Recognized Heart Expertise to Sugar Land

    SUGAR LAND, TEXAS (October 7, 2014)

    Nationally recognized heart experts from Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute-Southwest are now treating patients and training staff at Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital.

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  • Read about Docs Fix Your Heart by Holding Your Hand Southeast Offers Transradial Cardiac Catheterization

    Docs Fix Your Heart by Holding Your Hand: Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital Offers Transradial Cardiac Catheterization

    HOUSTON (August 12, 2014)

    Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital offers an innovative heart procedure, that may be safer and more comfortable for patients, called transradial cardiac catheterization. This new technique allows access to a patient's heart through the wrist, instead of the groin.

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  • Read about Heart and Vascular Institute Southwest Takes Care for Heart Arrhythmia to the Next Level

    Heart and Vascular Institute Southwest Takes Care for Heart Arrhythmia to the Next Level

    HOUSTON (August 12, 2014)

    According to the International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners, Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute-Southwest is one of the few hospitals in Houston to elevate its cardiology program with the addition of a certified cardiac electrophysiology nurse.

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  • Read about With New Surgery Heart Patient Reclaims Disney World Dream

    With New Surgery, Heart Patient Reclaims Disney World Dream

    HOUSTON (June 25, 2014)

    Tired, tired, tired; that’s how Louis Thomlinson, 67-years-old, felt day in and day out for the past few years. “I had quadruple heart bypass surgery about 10 years ago, but the blockage in my heart was such that I couldn’t walk 25 yards without taking a nitroglycerine pill,” said Thomlinson, wh...

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  • Read about Confused About Cholesterol Latest Guidelines May Change Your Prescription

    Confused About Cholesterol? Latest Guidelines May Change Your Prescription

    HOUSTON (June 25, 2014)

    The latest cholesterol guidelines from the American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology advise health care providers to consider not just cholesterol levels, but a patient’s overall health when making treatment decisions.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute TMC Honored with Mission Lifeline Quality Achievement

    Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute TMC Honored with Mission Lifeline Quality Achievement

    HOUSTON (June 23, 2014)

    For the second consecutive year, Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute-Texas Medical Center (TMC) has received the Mission: Lifeline® Gold Receiving Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association for th...

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  • Read about With Your Plumber in Mind Doctors Use Clever Technology to Unblock Severely Clogged Arteries

    With Your Plumber in Mind, Doctors Use Clever Technology to Unblock Severely Clogged Arteries

    HOUSTON (May 7, 2014)

    The new, minimally invasive devices used at Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital are the only ones approved by the FDA for fully blocked heart arteries.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann First in Houston to Offer New Direct Contact Force Technology

    Memorial Hermann First in Houston to Offer New Direct Contact Force Technology

    THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (May 1, 2014)

    Memorial Hermann is the first hospital system in Houston to use catheters with direct contact force technology for the treatment of patients with atrial fibrillation (Afib), a common heart rhythm disorder.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Awarded 2014 Heart to Heart Grant for Womens Heart Health

    Memorial Hermann Awarded 2014 Heart to Heart Grant for Women's Heart Health

    HOUSTON (February 28, 2014)

    Memorial Hermann Foundation will receive the first $100,000 grant to be awarded to a single organization by Alpha Phi Foundation, which will allow the Center for Advanced Heart Failure at Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute – Texas Medical Center to establish the first natio...

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  • Read about UTHealth Researchers Study Device for Atrial Fibrillation at Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Ins

    UTHealth Researchers Study Device for Atrial Fibrillation at Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute-TMC

    HOUSTON (October 15, 2013)

    A clinical trial evaluating a cardiac plug for the prevention of stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation has been launched by cardiology researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School.

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  • Read about New Arrhythmia Treatment Reduces Radiation Exposure

    New Arrhythmia Treatment Reduces Radiation Exposure

    HOUSTON (September 10, 2013)

    Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute-Southwest is now offering a new treatment for minimally invasive heart procedures that reduces radiation exposure for the patient, physician and associated medical staff.

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  • Read about Heart and Vascular Institute Becomes STEMI Center

    Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute Becomes STEMI Center

    HOUSTON (August 20, 2013) The Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute-Texas Medical Center has been named an Accredited STEMI Receiving Center by the American Heart Association (AHA) and Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care, making it one of only two hospitals in the Greater Houston area and one of 26 nationwide to...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann TMC named on of Top 65 Hospitals for Cardiology

    Memorial Hermann-TMC named on of Top 65 Hospitals for Cardiology

    HOUSTON (November 1, 2011)

    “The innovations in cardiology at this hospital reflect the outstanding ability of our physicians to take on challenging cases and provide innovative care with an unwavering expectation of the best possible clinical outcomes,” said Chief Executive Officer for the Heart & Vascu...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Ranks Among Nations Best by US News and World Report

    Memorial Hermann Ranks Among Nation’s Best by U.S. News & World Report

    HOUSTON (July 19, 2011) Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center and TIRR Memorial Hermann have earned distinction as two of the nation’s top hospitals in U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Hospitals” issue.

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  • Read about Take a 3D Journey Through the Human Arteries on the Artery Explorer

    Take a 3-D Journey Through the Human Arteries on the Artery Explorer at Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital

    HUMBLE, TEXAS (November 24, 2010)

    The Artery Explorer is a state-of-the-art, 3-D, mobile motion simulator that helps people visualize the progressive build up of plaque inside the arteries known as atherosclerosis.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital and Life Line Screening Partner to Promote Healthier Communities

    Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital and Life Line Screening Partner to Promote Healthier Communities

    HOUSTON (October 26, 2010) “These screenings are important because it gives people the opportunity to detect potentially life-threatening diseases before they strike,” explains Erin Asprec, chief executive officer for Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Cardiologist Honored with Linnemeier Young Investigator Award

    Memorial Hermann Cardiologist Honored with Linnemeier Young Investigator Award

    HOUSTON (October 11, 2010)

    Colin M. Barker, MD, cardiologist at the Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute – Texas Medical Center and assistant professor of cardiology at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), has received the Thomas J. Linnemeier Spirit of Interventional Cardiolo...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital Celebrates 500 Hearts

    Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital Celebrates 500 Hearts

    HOUSTON (August 17, 2010) “As we approached the 500 mark, we’ve affected enough lives to get out-of-town word-of-mouth referrals. In fact, 15 to 20 percent of patients come to us from other communities, many from cities across Texas and around the country.”

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  • Read about Start Walking with the American Heart Association at the Montgomery Bay Area Heart Walk

    “Start!” Walking with the American Heart Association at the Start! Montgomery Bay Area Heart Walk

    HOUSTON (August 3, 2010)

    The Heart Walk will continue with the theme “Start!” to encourage the community to take a more active role in fighting the nation’s number one and three killers – cardiovascular diseases and stroke. Walkers not only reap the health benefits associated with the walk but they also bring in donation...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital Becomes One of First in Houston to Offer New Artery Cleaning Dev

    Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital Becomes One of First in Houston to Offer New Artery Cleaning Device

    HOUSTON (June 23, 2010) “This treatment represents an innovative and minimally invasive solution to clear blockages in the peripheral arteries, restoring blood flow and effectively treating the disease without surgery,” according to Dr. Karan Bhalla, cardiologist at Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital. Dr. Bhal...

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  • Read about Paul OSullivan Named CEO of Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute Texas Medical Center

    Paul O’Sullivan Named CEO of Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute - Texas Medical Center

    HOUSTON (June 14, 2010)

    “Paul brings strong leadership, entrepreneurial spirit and hospital administration skills and talent to our team,” said Juanita Romans, CEO of Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center. “His experience in the planning and development at Memorial Hermann Katy will prove invaluable gi...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Heart Vascular Institute Southwest Launches Cardiac Rehabilitation Program

    Memorial Heart & Vascular Institute-Southwest Launches Cardiac Rehabilitation Program

    HOUSTON (May 25, 2010)

    The cardiac rehabilitation program is supervised by medical professionals, including exercise specialists to teach proper techniques to avoid injury, as well as education courses led by registered dietitians, nurses and pharmacists.

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  • Read about UT Houston Researchers Launch Phase II Trial of Stem Cells and Acute Heart Attack

    UT Houston Researchers Launch Phase II Trial of Stem Cells and Acute Heart Attack

    HOUSTON (December 14, 2009)

    Results from Phase I of the trial are published in today’s issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Researchers reported that patients were treated safely with intravenous adult human mesenchymal stem cells (Prochymal) after a heart attack.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center Expands to Meet Growth Demands in West Houston

    Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center Expands to Meet Growth Demands in West Houston

    HOUSTON (December 14, 2009)

    Comprising four floors, Women’s Memorial Hermann and Children’s Memorial Hermann are the first dedicated women’s and children’s facilities to be built outside of the Texas Medical Center.

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  • Read about Innovative Study Could Revolutionize Diagnosis Treatment of Heart Disease

    Innovative Study Could Revolutionize Diagnosis Treatment of Heart Disease

    HOUSTON (September 21, 2009) Researchers at The University of Texas Medical School at Houston are embarking on a state-of-the art comprehensive cardiac health study called the Century Health Study which seeks to prove that an aggressive preventive treatment plan that includes appropriate medication, diagnostic testing, and life...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann and the Houston Rockets Team up to Take Care of Young HEARTS

    Memorial Hermann and the Houston Rockets Team up to Take Care of Young HEARTS

    HOUSTON (May 6, 2009)

    HEARTS, which stands for Houston Early Age Risk Testing and Screening, is a study and program designed to detect any abnormal heart conditions that can cause the heart to arrest.

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  • Read about Study Ranks Houston Hospitals Some of the Nation’s Best Results

    Study Ranks Houston Hospitals Some of the Nation’s Best Results Indicate 6,000 Lives Could Be Saved if All Hospitals Performed at this Level

    HOUSTON (November 20, 2008)

    The Healthcare business of Thomson Reuters recently named the nation's 100 Top Hospitals® for cardiovascular care. Only 30 community hospitals across the nation were selected for the honor. In Houston, the best of the best included Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center and the hospital g...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute Memorial City Awarded for Highest Standards

    Memorial Hermann Heart and Vascular Institute Memorial City Awarded for Highest Standards

    HOUSTON (October 9, 2008) Demonstrating success in each of these areas, Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute-Memorial City is one of only a handful of hospitals in the Houston area to have earned accreditation from The Society of Chest Pain Centers (SCPC).

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  • Read about Live Surgical Webcast Showcases Aggressive Approach to Bypass Surgery

    Live Surgical Webcast Showcases Aggressive Approach to Bypass Surgery

    HOUSTON (February 8, 2008)

    Cardiovascular and thoracic surgeons Miguel Gomez, MD, and Donald Gibson, MD, will give the general public a rare glimpse into a surgery “off pump” on a beating heart.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Health System and Life Line Screening Partner to Promote Healthier Communities

    Memorial Hermann Health System and Life Line Screening Partner to Promote Healthier Communities

    HOUSTON (June 8, 2007)

    Memorial Hermann Health System is partnering with Life Line Screening to help prevent the first and third leading causes of death in the United States - heart disease and stroke.

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  • Read about Cardiovascular Surgeon Performs Texas First Robotic-Assisted Heller Myotomy

    Cardiovascular Surgeon Performs Texas’s First Robotic-Assisted Heller Myotomy at Memorial Hermann Memorial City

    HOUSTON (January 23, 2007)

    A Houston cardiovascular surgeon has become the first physician in Texas to perform a robotic-assisted thoracic Heller myotomy to treat achalasia.

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