Patient Stories and News About CHI St. Vincent Heart Institute
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, but treatments have improved dramatically. CHI St. Vincent Heart Institute's Dr. Muhammad Waqas explains how technology is saving peoples lives.
Medical issues have typically included blisters, muscle cramps, and dehydration, however being prepared for far worse illnesses, including medical emergencies, is an important part of the planning process.
The CHI St. Vincent Heart Institute has been recognized as a Joint Commission Certified Center of Excellence for its Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) Program. An LVAD is a surgically implanted mechanical pump that is attached to the heart and is used to treat advanced heart failure.
It’s possible to lower your blood pressure naturally, without taking medications, by paying closer attention to your lifestyle choices.
If you are diagnosed with high cholesterol, our primary care doctors will develop a treatment plan for you that may include medication, lifestyle changes or other intervention methods.
You know the healthy choices that are good for your heart. The choices to help prevent heart disease. Yet sometimes they aren’t enough and heart disease can’t be prevented.
Cardiologist, Dr. Yazan Ghosheh explains what the new blood pressure guidelines mean for you and what you can do to control your blood pressure.
The CHI St. Vincent Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) Program is now recognized as a Certified Center of Excellence by The Joint Commission.
Impella Mobile Learning Lab will be at CHI St. Vincent Infirmary on November 13th. Health care providers will get hands-on experience with the world's smallest heart pump and other innovations used in cardiac care.
CHI St. Vincent Heart Institute will host a Mobile Learning Lab at CHI St. Vincent Infirmary on Nov. 13, giving health care providers an interactive, firsthand look at the world’s smallest heart pump.
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.
Celebrating heart recovery and patients who received the Impella heart pump.
Do you know when you should call an ambulance over simply taking an antacid? Take our short quiz and see if you can tell the difference!
Cardiologist, Dr. Trace Garner is at home serving the residents of Monticello and the surrounding area.
Soiree Magazine featured Dr. Douglas Borg in their latest "Ask the Expert." He answered common questions about Heart Disease.
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.
CHI St. Vincent Infirmary has been named the top-ranked hospital in Arkansas for 2017-18 by U.S. News & World Report, marking the fifth consecutive year the annual listing has rated CHI St. Vincent Infirmary as the No. 1 hospital in the state.
All the patients at the reunion benefited from the Impella heart pump, used more at CHI St. Vincent Heart Institute than at any other hospital in Arkansas. CHI St. Vincent has implanted the Impella device, the world's smallest heart pump, in more than 100 patients.
Primary care doctors monitor how healthy you are so they can help keep you that way. Here are four numbers you need to know so you can live a long, healthy life.
If you are at risk for heart disease or have been diagnosed with heart disease, your doctor may recommend a statin to lower your cholesterol. Here are the top 5 things to know about statins.