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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 ...
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.
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 ...
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Updated transcatheter heart valve technology provides alternative option to open heart surgery as part of clinical trial
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.