Browsing the "Heart & Vascular" Category

Relief for Patients with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

May 23rd, 2014

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Identification of patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) can be difficult when the patient presents with little to no symptoms. We often encounter individuals who can easily be misdiagnosed or their symptoms overlooked by their physicians or themselves. HCM is a genetic disorder that causes otherwise unexplained thickening of the heart muscle. Such patients

Student’s Life Saved with Latest Cardiac Technology

April 30th, 2014

Technology Performs Heart and Lung Duties Dr. Jane Garnjost is finally allowing herself to envision her son Jake standing in front of a classroom teaching a history lesson. From the time an illness nearly took his life two years ago until just recently, Jane had stopped herself from looking too far into her son’s future. In

Truven Award

March 28th, 2014

St. Luke’s University Health Network has once again been named one of the nation’s 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics. Truven Health Analytics (formerly known as Thomson Reuters) is a leading provider of information and solutions to improve the cost and quality of health care. The Truven Health 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospital Study