Heart Health Blog

The Heart Health Blog is your source for articles relating to our cardiovascular service line. For more information, visit the St.Vincent Cardiovascular Services page.


Achieving a Better Night’s Sleep

February 12, 2015

Inspire Therapy offers an alternative to CPAP for obstructive sleep apnea

Innovative Treatment for Fast or Irregular Heartbeats

February 11, 2015

Stereotaxis Robotic Ablation helps cure arrhythmias with softer, more flexible catheters.

Get Relief from Aortic Stenosis Without Open Heart Surgery

February 11, 2015

The Edwards SAPIEN® valve provides hope and relief for patients with severe aortic stenosis.

MitraClip: An Innovative Option for a Common Heart Valve Condition

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February 11, 2015

St.Vincent Valve Center of Excellence is the only center within Indiana providing relief from mitral valve regurgitation with the MitraClip.

Get Better Care Faster During a Heart Attack

February 11, 2015

St.Vincent established the Indiana Heart Attack Network (IHAN) so patients with heart attack symptoms get state-of-the-art care and immediate access to board-certified interventional cardiologists throughout ...

Hybrid Operating Room Offers Advanced Treatment Options

February 11, 2015

The St.Vincent Heart Center state-of-the-art hybrid operating room combines a surgical operating room with a fully equipped catheter lab and imaging lab, empowering cardiologists and surgeons to complete ...

My Cholesterol is High – What Do I Need to Do?

February 11, 2015

Worried about your cholesterol level? If your latest reading is higher than 200 or your low-density lipoprotein (LDL, or “bad”) cholesterol is not where you or your physician would like it to be, you ...

Charting a New Course In the Face of Advanced Heart Failure

February 11, 2015

St.Vincent Health Center is the first in Indiana and the second in the United States to implant the HeartMate III

A New Lease on Life

February 10, 2015

A donor heart provides hope and healing for active family man

Get Your Fats Straight

February 10, 2015

Be Fat-Sensible When it comes to fat, one word probably springs to mind — “bad.” But some foods with fat can be part of a healthy diet. The American Heart Association recommends choosing foods that provide ...