UW Medicine Regional Heart Center (RHC) provides a full range of cardiac care - from acute inpatient through outpatient clinic and diagnostic care - at hospital and clinic locations around the region. Our multidisciplinary team of cardiologists, cardiothoracic surgeons, and other highly-trained clinicians is internationally recognized for their expertise in treating coronary artery disease, heart rhythm disturbances such as atrial fibrillation, heart failure and adult congenital heart disease. We’re also adept at performing advanced procedures and complex surgeries, including heart transplantation, ablations and percutaneous heart valve replacement.
Karen Stout, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine in Cardiology and Adjunct Associate Professor of Pediatric Cardiology, reviews a variety of new anticoagulant drugs available that are widely used in patients with acquired cardiovascular disease...
Jordan Prutkin, MD, MHS, covers assessing the impact of AF on heart failure with reduced ejection fraction, the application of anticoagulation management and identifying when to use rate and rhythm management options.
Karen Stout, MD, discusses the transposition of the great arteries and the evolution of Adult Congenital Heart Disease.
Nazem Akoum, MD, gives a lecture on how the electrical mechanical association works in within the heart.
David S. Owens, MD, MS, will discuss sudden cardiac arrest in young adults and share his experience with diagnosis and treatment .
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UW Medicine Regional Heart Center’s Advanced Heart Failure program provides comprehensive care that is unique among medical centers.
The UW Medicine Atrial Fibrillation Program offers a comprehensive and personalized approach to the evaluation and management of the individual patient with atrial fibrillation (AF).
The PARTNER 3 trial is a national study determining the safety and effectiveness of transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) using the Edwards SAPIEN 3 (3nd generation) device in the low risk for surgical aortic valve replacement (AVR) popula-tion.
The UW Medicine Regional Heart Center (RHC) provides a full range of cardiac care – from acute inpatient through ambulatory clinic and diagnostic care – at hospital and clinic locations around the region.
Our Heart Team leads the region in the treatment of structural heart disease.
Structural heart disease encompasses conditions due to abnormalities of the heart’s structures, above and beyond coronary artery disease.
The UWMC Electrophysiology (EP) Service team provides the most state-of-the-art heart rhythm care for patients throughout the Pacific Northwest.
The UW Electrophysiology Service (EP Service) has been dedicated to excellence in clinical care, advanced training, and research into innovative therapies for heart rhythm disorders.