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Heart & Vascular News

A Love Affair Starts on a Dude Ranch, Continues in Art Museums Around the World

  • August 31, 2011
  • Number of views: 3804

Herbert Sheingold had just graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine then the United States entered World War II. He joined the Army and, as a soldier, traveled to New Guinea, Australia and the Philippines.

Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery Procedure Offers Less Pain, Scarring

  • August 16, 2011
  • Number of views: 3828
A highly specialized approach to open heart surgery, a minimally invasive mini-thoracotomy, allows those with mitral heart valve problems to recover faster with less pain and smaller scars.

Barnes-Jewish’s Strong Heart Attack Outcomes Recognized by American Heart Association

  • July 27, 2011
  • Number of views: 3712
The Washington University and Barnes-Jewish Hospital Heart and Vascular Center is a 2011 recipient of the American Heart Association’s (AHA) Mission: Lifeline Silver Award. The award recognizes the success of Barnes-Jewish and their physician partners at Washington University School of Medicine in providing quality care to heart attack patients.

FDA Advisory Panel Recommends Heart Valve Procedure Performed at Barnes-Jewish and Washington University

  • July 21, 2011
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A recommendation by a U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory panel could soon lead to approval of transcatheter aortic valve implantation.

Barnes-Jewish Again Ranked Among Nation’s Best By U.S. News As An Honor Roll Hospital and Again as #1 in St. Louis

  • July 18, 2011
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Barnes-Jewish Hospital and its physician partners at Washington University School of Medicine is again the only St. Louis area hospital or medical institution listed among America’s elite medical centers in U.S. News & World Report’s list of “Best Hospitals,” while also ranking as the number one medical center in the St. Louis metro area.