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MUSC Transplant Team Performs First DCD Heart Transplant in South Carolina
Surgeons at MUSC recently partnered with Transmedics to perform the first DCD heart transplant in South Carolina, using an ex vivo perfusion machine to transport and evaluate the donor organ before successfully transplanting it into a ...
TAVR with Jenavalve Treats Severe Aortic Regurgitation and Stenosis
Nick Amoroso, M.D., an interventional cardiologist at MUSC Health, performed South Carolina’s first TAVR for aortic regurgitation this year as part of a clinical trial for the new valve device, known as the JenaValve trilogy heart valve.
Treating Left Ventricular Dysfunction in Infants by Use of Reversible Pulmonary Artery Band
Minoo Kavarana, M.D., a pediatric cardiothoracic surgeon at MUSC, discusses a new procedure. By placing a reversible pulmonary artery band around a child’s pulmonary artery, surgeons are able to help patients survive longer while they ...
Heart Transplant Procedure to Treat Heart Failure
Lucian Lozonschi, M.D., a surgical heart failure and cardiac transplantation physician at MUSC, describes each step of a heart transplant procedure when used to treat a patient with heart failure.
Heartmate II/III and HeartWare HVAD Overview
Brian Houston, M.D., MUSC Health cardiologist specializing in patients with Left Ventricular Assist Devices, provides an overview for EMS Professionals on the Heartmate II/III LVADs and HeartWare HVAD.
New HD Grid Approach Provides More Detail
Jeffrey Winterfield, M.D., Hank and Laurel Greer Endowed Chair in Cardiac Electrophysiology at MUSC Health, discusses the new HD Grid procedure and how it impacts patients and allows surgeons a more detailed view of the heart during surgery.
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Entering through the radial artery proves equally effective but with less patient discomfort and fewer risks
New Minimally Invasive Treatment Option for Aortic Regurgitation
Updated transcatheter heart valve technology provides alternative option to open heart surgery as part of clinical trial
New system gives cardiac ICU doctors more data to support better decision-making
Improving Cardiogenic Shock Outcomes
Cardiogenic shock team seeks to improve patient outcomes across S.C.
Researchers at MUSC use AI software to predict coronary artery plaque composition and significance without the risks of invasive procedures
The MUSC Health Heart and Vascular Center offers more heart disease specialists and treatment options and treats more heart patients than any other medical center in the state.Treating such a high volume of patients has deepened our expertise and led to outstanding outcomes. Our rates of complications and hospital readmissions are lower than national averages. Our nationally recognized specialists share their experience and knowledge with cardiologists from around the world and also teach the next generation of heart experts who receive training in cardiology and cardiac surgery right here at MUSC Health. As South Carolina’s only medical research and training institution, we are able to offer patients the chance to participate in clinical research projects including clinical trials of new drugs, devices and approaches to heart disease.