Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute Archives
Multispecialty expertise key to heart patient’s recovery
Mar. 16, 2023—Vanderbilt's multispecialty expertise helped a seemingly healthy 54-year-old man who needed major heart procedures get back to the gym and live a healthy life.
Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute acquires Clarksville’s VeinCare Centers of Tennessee
Feb. 8, 2023—Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute has acquired VeinCare Centers of Tennessee, a Clarksville, Tennessee-based clinic offering minimally invasive vein treatments using cutting-edge technology.
LVAD, medication therapy help patient’s heart recover full function
Jan. 26, 2023—Six months receiving an LVAD at Vanderbilt, Autumn Bowling’s heart fully recovered its function and doctors were able to turn the device off, a rare feat.
LifeFlight personnel train on advanced cardiac devices
Jan. 19, 2023—Vanderbilt LifeFlight personnel recently received training on using advanced cardiac devices in transport settings, devices that were historically found only at hospitals like VUMC.
Lindley named to direct new multidisciplinary Women’s Heart Center
Aug. 17, 2022—Kathryn Lindley, MD, has joined the Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute as director of the new Women’s Heart Center.
VUMC mourns loss of noted cardiologist Page
Aug. 3, 2022—Harry Lee Page Jr., MD, a pioneer of modern cardiology and a presence at Vanderbilt for decades, died Aug. 1 after a long illness.
VWCH relaunches interventional cardiology program
Aug. 1, 2022—Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital has launched a percutaneous coronary intervention program to treat patients diagnosed with heart attacks and coronary artery disease.
Patient doing well after complex vascular procedures
Jul. 28, 2022—Marsha Eastridge had no clue she had heart problems until she was diagnosed in December 2021. Barely three weeks later, she was undergoing the first of two complex vascular procedures at Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute that would save her life.
Chest Pain Center receives reaccreditation from ACC
Mar. 3, 2022—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has been reaccredited as a Chest Pain Center with Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) and Resuscitation.
Wear Red Day
Feb. 10, 2022—Members of Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute (VHVI) gathered for a photo last week to recognize National Wear Red Day — an observance created by the American Heart Association and the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute to raise awareness of heart disease, which is the leading cause of death in the United States.
VUMC lauded for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy care
Oct. 21, 2021—Vanderbilt University Medical Center was recently named a center of excellence for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy by the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Association.
VHVI reaches milestone in cardiac monitor implants
Sep. 15, 2021—Vanderbilt has reached a new milestone in implanting CardioMEMS remote cardiac monitoring devices.