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Vanderbilt Heart at Williamson Medical Center opens Jan. 6

Jan. 3, 2012—Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute (VHVI) is relocating its cardiac practice in Williamson County and announcing the addition of five cardiologists. Formerly located at 2105 Edward Curd Lane in Franklin, Tenn., the practice will relocate to 4323 Carothers Pkwy., Suite 405, within Williamson Tower, the medical office building attached to Williamson Medical Center in Franklin....

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Vanderbilt doctors to screen patients taking statins for genetic risk factors

Oct. 28, 2011—Vanderbilt University Medical Center doctors announced today they will begin screening patients who take commonly prescribed statin drugs for a rare genetic variation that can increase risks for side effects from these drugs such as muscle aches, kidney damage and even death.

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VUMC to launch live video chat series Nov. 9

Oct. 28, 2011—Patients, caregivers and consumers will have a chance Nov. 9 to ask questions about the latest in genomic medicine and heart care innovations during a live online video chat with Vanderbilt University Medical Center experts. The free event, which will be from 1:30 to 2 p.m. Central Daylight Time, is the first in a series...

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Promise of Discovery campaign adds video chat, new story lines

Oct. 21, 2011—Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s award-winning “Promise of Discovery” initiative continues with the creation of additional story lines and the launch of a new series of live online video chats. The campaign represents the promise offered by advancements in biomedical science as well as the promise held by students, faculty and staff as they strive to...

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Supplements don’t help lung injury patients

Oct. 13, 2011—Supplements did not improve outcomes of patients with acute lung injury.

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Vanderbilt Heart to be featured in TV special

Sep. 8, 2011—Vanderbilt Heart will be featured in a 30-minute documentary, Healing Broken Hearts: Advances in Heart Care, to air Monday, Sept. 12, at 7:30 p.m. on WTVF, Channel 5.

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Love Your Heart Expo Sept. 14

Sep. 8, 2011—The Love Your Heart Expo will be sponsored by Health Plus and Vanderbilt Heart on Wednesday, Sept. 14, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Light Hall North Lobby.

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Vanderbilt Heart to participate in CoreValve clinical trial

Apr. 18, 2011—Vanderbilt Heart will soon begin testing the safety of a novel, non-surgical approach to treating aortic stenosis, a common heart problem caused by an abnormal narrowing of the heart's aortic valve.

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