Patient Stories and News About CHI St. Vincent Heart Institute
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Treatment for an often overlooked vascular disease ended Dale Smith's leg pain and brought her life back to normal.
When Nicole Kaemmerling felt a crushing pain in her chest, she did not hesitate, but went straight to the emergency room.
Tanie Green's legs were often swollen and painful. Dr. Yalcin Hacioglu treated her for Chronic Venous Insufficiency. It changed her life.
Mother of two comes into ER suffering from what she thought was the flu. Thanks to the quick action of the physicians, she was immediately put on ECMO therapy which saved her life.
Cardiac rehab can help you do the things you know you need to do to have a healthy heart.
Two brothers from Van Buren underwent open-heart surgery this year, within months of each other, to take care of the same dangerous genetic condition.
Vic O'Neal credits Dr. Kristi Sutton with saving his life. THV11's latest Wear the Gowns featured O'Neal's story and the importance of having an annual wellness exam.
Ronald Evans is out and gardening again thanks to his heart surgery. His primary care physician caught a heart murmur, and Dr. Aravind Rao performed a life saving surgery.