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Heart & Vascular News

New treatment option for patients with mitral regurgitation

  • February 22, 2022
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A team of Washington University physicians at Barnes-Jewish Hospital is participating in a clinical investigation of a transcatheter mitral valve replacement (TMVR) system that offers an alternative to patients who are too high risk for replacement surgery.

Dr. Puja Kachroo Named Surgical Director

  • February 18, 2022
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Puja Kachroo, MD replaces Dr. Marc Moon as the Surgical Director of the Center for Diseases of the Thoracic Aorta at the Washington University and Barnes-Jewish Heart & Vascular Center.

Voting now open for U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals

  • February 16, 2022
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Barnes-Jewish Hospital and our physician partners at Washington University School of Medicine are honored to be ranked among the nation’s best hospitals by U.S. News & World Report.

Complex aortic disease patients to benefit from advances in stent graft procedures, collaborative approach to diagnostics and treatment

  • October 25, 2021
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As the region's largest vascular program, our team participates in multiple clinical trials to advance the management of venous and arterial conditions. Washington University cardiac and vascular surgeons at Barnes-Jewish Hospital work together to research breakthrough stent graft approaches and provide holistic treatment for patients with complex aortic disease.

Harold G. Roberts, Jr., MD Joins the Cardiothoracic Surgery Team

  • October 25, 2021
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Dr. Roberts is an accomplished surgeon who has had notable contributions to the field, including a US patent for a 3-D mitral annuloplasty ring. Practicing cardiac, thoracic and vascular surgery for more than 30 years, Dr. Roberts' primary practice interests include valve surgery, coronary revascularization and surgical treatment of atrial fibrillation.

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