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Barnes-Jewish Implants 55 Ventricular Assist Devices in 2010

  • January 14, 2011
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Washington University cardiac surgeons at Barnes-Jewish Hospital expanded the use of ventricular assist devices (VADs) in 2010 by implanting 55 devices, an increase of three from 2009, and an increase from only 12 as recently as 2006.

Physicians Provide Top-Tier Care for Patients with Heart Attacks

  • January 5, 2011
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Washington University physicians at Barnes-Jewish Hospital are in the top 5 percent nationally in the speed in which they treat heart attacks. 

Heart Care Institute Offers a New Resolution to Weight Management

  • January 5, 2011
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Two new 10-week group weight-loss programs to help people make their New Year’s Resolutions a reality are now offered by the Heart Care Institute in West County. 

Barnes-Jewish Heart Transplant Program Celebrates Two Milestones

  • December 17, 2010
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The heart transplant team at Barnes-Jewish Hospital marked two milestones in 2010: the 25th anniversary of the program as well as its 600th transplant.

St. Louis Fire Department Thanks Barnes-Jewish, Others for Lifesaving Equipment

  • December 3, 2010
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Barnes-Jewish and the Barnes-Jewish Hospital Foundation were two of several groups honored December 3 by St. Louis City Fire Department Chief Dennis Jenkerson for helping purchase portable 12-Lead EKG monitors that will be placed on all Advanced Life Support (ALS) Units. 
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