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Two Barnes-Jewish Hospital Teams Receive Top Awards For Quality Of Care

  • July 27, 2016
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Departments in our Orthopedics Center and Heart & Vascular Center rise to the top in an annual analysis of patient satisfaction.

Washington University and Barnes-Jewish Heart & Vascular Center Reaches Milestone

  • October 6, 2015
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Cardiac experts perform 500th TAVR procedure – more than any other center in the region.

Heart attack care recognized at Barnes-Jewish Hospital

  • July 2, 2014
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Barnes-Jewish Hospital, consistently ranked as one of the nation’s best hospitals and heart and vascular centers, was recently honored with two prestigious awards: the American College of Cardiology (ACC) Foundation’s NDCR ACTION Registry®–Get With the Guidelines™ (GWTG) Platinum Performance Achievement Award and the American Heart Association’s (AHA) 2014 Resuscitation Quality Achievement Award.

Barnes-Jewish first in region to offer multiple valve options for non-surgical aortic valve replacement

  • April 14, 2014
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Specialists at the Washington University and Barnes-Jewish Heart & Vascular Center are the first in the region to add a second valve option for use in the transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) procedure, making it possible to treat a wider range of patients.

Washington University and Barnes-Jewish heart specialists first in Missouri to implant subcutaneous ICD

  • December 2, 2013
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Heart specialists at the Washington University and Barnes-Jewish Heart & Vascular Center were the first in Missouri to implant a subcutaneous implantable cardioverter defibrillator (S-ICD) into a patient during a procedure that took place on Friday, Nov. 29. Unlike the traditional ICD used to help treat arrhythmias such as tachycardia, the S-ICD does not place wires inside the heart or blood vessels.

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