Heart Stories

Game plan for your heart: A how-to guide from UT Southwestern experts

Game plan for your heart: A how-to guide from UT Southwestern experts

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February blends two great American traditions, the Super Bowl and American Heart Month. This makes February the perfect time to create a game plan for your heart, so come spring time you are ready to tackle your goals.

The first step to heart health: Knowledge

The first step to heart health: Knowledge

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Imagine you’re about to start on a long journey, the trip of your life – perhaps a backpack tour across Europe or an African safari adventure. To make the most of your trip, you probably wouldn’t just go without any preparation.

Three cardio-health questions

 

Guys, take heart. You can boost your cardio health, but the time to get started is now.

Three Cardio-Health Questions With Jarett Berry, M.D.

Three Cardio-Health Questions With Jarett Berry, M.D.

 

You can boost your cardio health, but the time to get started is now.

Two New Procedures are Breakthroughs in North Texas Cardiac Care

Two New Procedures are Breakthroughs in North Texas Cardiac Care

 

UT Southwestern’s range of innovative solutions for end-stage heart failure now includes minimally invasive procedures for heart pump implantation.

Advanced Procedure Keeps UTSW at Forefront of Cardiac Care

Advanced Procedure Keeps UTSW at Forefront of Cardiac Care

 

UT Southwestern is one of a handful of medical centers in the nation – and the only one in North Texas – to implant biventricular assist devices.

New Area of Medicine Treats Cancer Therapy's Effect on the Heart

New Area of Medicine Treats Cancer Therapy's Effect on the Heart

 

UTSW doctors are practicing in a relatively new area of medicine that treats the effects of cancer therapy on the heart and vascular system.

Extending Heart Viability Offers Hope for Transplant Patients

Extending Heart Viability Offers Hope for Transplant Patients

 

Physicians are continuously involved in research and clinical trials designed to improve the success of organ transplantation.

What Motivates Us?

What Motivates Us?

 

Bruce Meyer, M.D., M.B.A., Executive Vice President for Health System Affairs, shares his thoughts.

Getting to the Heart of the Problem Without Open-Heart Surgery

Getting to the Heart of the Problem Without Open-Heart Surgery

 

Traditionally, patients with a dangerously narrow aortic valve – a condition known as severe aortic stenosis – faced open-heart surgery and months of recovery to correct the problem.