Latest Heart Health Shows

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement—Is It Right For Me?

Nov 25, 2015

Just a few years ago, treating critical aortic stenosis required surgery. Now, there’s transcatheter aortic valve replacement, which allows for treatment of the heart’s blocked valve without actual surgery. Dr. Tom Miller talks to cardiologist, Dr. Jim Fang about this new procedure, how it’s ...

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Lower Blood Pressure Target Could Affect Millions

Nov 9, 2015

Results from the landmark Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial (SPRINT) shows that a blood pressure target of 120 mmHg, lower than current guidelines, significantly reduces risk for heart failure, heart attacks and death. Implementing these findings into medical guidelines would be expected to...

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Can Coronary Heart Disease Be Cured?

Oct 27, 2015

Much like type 2 diabetes, your coronary heart disease can be managed in a number of ways. With this condition, it’s especially true that if you take care of your body, it will take care of you. Dr. Tom Miller and cardiologist Dr. James Fang sit down to discuss some simple things you can do to ...

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Treatments for Your Aortic Stenosis

Oct 6, 2015

If your heart murmur turns out to be a narrowing of the heart valve, or aortic stenosis, you might be surprised. Many patients with aortic stenosis don’t notice symptoms. What does this diagnosis mean for you? Dr. Tom Miller and Dr. James Fang discuss the treatment options....

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Coordinating Care in a Specialized Clinic a Proven Way to Treat Amyloidosis

May 14, 2015

Amyloidosis can affect so many different organs and affects everybody in a different way. Because of this, you really need to go to a clinic that specializes in amyloidosis and has all the physicians needed to treat the disease in order to get effective care. The University of Utah has one of these ...

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Adults with Congenital Heart Disease Can Live Full Lives

May 12, 2015

With advancements in medicine, many babies born with congenital heart disease are now surviving into adulthood. With proper care and treatment, adults suffering form this disease can live full and happy lives. Dr. Colin Cowley is a pediatric cardiologist who runs a program for adults living with ...

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What is Amyloidosis?

May 8, 2015

Dr. Jose Nativi is a cardiologist and director of the amyloidosis program at University of Utah Health Care and Huntsman Cancer Institute. He explains what amyloidosis is and why it’s so tricky to diagnose and treat. He gives great information and explanations about this disease and its different ...

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