When THV 11 Wear the Gowns host, Craig O'Neill, noticed a sudden decrease in stamina he recalled Caleb Harris' story and made an appointment to see cardiologist, Andrew Kumpuris, MD. He said he owes a heart-saving wake-up call to Wear the Gowns.
Venous Insufficiency is a very common condition that affects veins in the legs. It can be painful but is easily treated when diagnosed early.
Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) is a common yet often undiagnosed and untreated condition. It is part of atherosclerosis and causes narrowing of the arteries.
When you need heart surgery, your surgeon is your partner. Don't be afraid to ask about the surgeon's experience and what you will need to do to recover.
The latest cooking gadgets won’t just make your cooking easier, but can help you make your favorite dishes healthier.
CHI St. Vincent Heart Institute offers the most advanced therapies and devices available. Some of the most important treatments include heart pumps, which help your heart move blood throughout your body, and valve repair and replacement.
The Left-Ventricular Assist Device provides lifesaving heart care for patients; one as a bridge to a transplant and one as long-term therapy.
Dr. Douglas Borg, Cardiologist with CHI St. Vincent Heart Institute, discusses recent research regarding the practice of taking a daily aspirin to reduce the risk of heart disease.
Dr. Aravind Rao, Cardiologist with CHI St. Vincent Heart Institute, discusses risk factors for heart disease.
Dr. Thomas Wallace, Electrophysiologist with CHI St. Vincent Heart Institute, talks about the symptoms, risks and treatments for Atrial Fibrillation (AFib).
Dr. Muhammad Waqas, Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Specialist explains the symptoms and treatments for pulmonary hypertension, which is high blood pressure in the lungs.
Get to know the symptoms, risks and treatments for heart disease. Do not delay getting evaluated if you have symptoms related to your heart.
When you have a problem with the speed and patterns of your heartbeat, chances are good you're suffering from atrial fibrillation, or AFib. What do you do about it?
Cyclist Caleb Harris hadn't been to the doctor in 10 years. When he finally did go, he found out that he needed open-heart surgery. "Caleb is the youngest person I've ever seen with this condition," said Dr. Forrest Glover.
A woman was diagnosed five and a half years ago with pulmonary hypertension. She's a miracle because the life expectancy after diagnosis is three years.
When it comes to heart surgery, minimally invasive means smaller incisions that avoid more complex operations such as open-heart surgery.
When it comes to cardiac health, vascular diseases like peripheral artery disease (PAD) and venous insufficiency are common and sometimes overlooked.
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.