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For a patient with severe heart failure, the Ross Procedure offered hope

  • March 6, 2024
  • Number of views: 879
For a patient with severe heart failure, the Ross Procedure offered hope
Growing up, Christopher Bryant couldn’t compete in sports or run due to a heart murmur. When he tried to keep up with the other kids, he’d pass out. At 9 years old, Chris underwent heart surgery and doctors discovered he had a bicuspid aortic valve, a congenital heart defect. He learned to take care of himself due to his condition, but his symptoms — like swelling in his lower extremities — only worsened. Eventually, he learned he had severe heart failure.

Voting is Now Open

  • February 27, 2023
  • Number of views: 2680

Voting is now open for the U.S. News Best Hospital Survey. We appreciate your support in continuing as a national leader in heart and vascular care.

Ventricular assist device team quietly offers a lifeline to advanced heart failure patients

  • February 24, 2023
  • Number of views: 2606

Among the top 10 in procedural volume in the U.S., the VAD program at the Washington University and Barnes-Jewish Heart and Vascular Center celebrates 25 years of innovation.

Redefining advanced heart failure

  • November 28, 2022
  • Number of views: 3035

Why should cardiologists refer patients to an advanced heart failure specialist?

Medical, non-surgical and surgical interventions for HCM treatment

  • July 25, 2022
  • Number of views: 3224

In addition to mavacamten, the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Center offers people with HCM a range of medical, interventional and surgical options.