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Heart & Vascular News

History of heart failure

  • November 28, 2022
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Just a few hundred years ago, the heart and its function were a bit of a mystery.

Kaneko named Chief of Cardiac Surgery

  • November 28, 2022
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On Oct. 1, Tsuyoshi Kaneko, MD, was named the Shoenberg Professor of Surgery and chief of cardiac surgery at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and Barnes-Jewish Hospital.

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.

STEMI Team Performance Earns Recognition

  • January 14, 2021
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The STEMI team received two awards in recognition of their excellent care for heart attack patients from the American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology.

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