Patient Stories and News About CHI St. Vincent Heart Institute
We often associate love and romance with long walks on the beach, cozy dinner dates and even a racing heartbeat and sweaty palms, but a racing heartbeat isn’t always a good thing.
If you or someone around you has symptoms of a heart attack or stroke, the safest and fastest way to get to the emergency room is by calling 9-1-1. All CHI St. Vincent hospitals have measures in place to protect our patients from infection and from the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
The Micra® Transcatheter Pacing System (TPS) is a new type of heart device, approved for Medicare reimbursement, that provides patients with the most advanced pacing technology at one-tenth the size of a traditional pacemaker. The first procedure was performed by Dr. Srinivas Vengala on September 26, 2018.
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.
Newest cardiologist joins Little Rock-Kanis and Heber Springs offices of the CHI St. Vincent Heart Institute.
Tanie Green's legs were often swollen and painful. Dr. Yalcin Hacioglu treated her for Chronic Venous Insufficiency. It changed her life.
Shannon Hoey, MNSc, smoking cessation leader, talks about how stopping smoking affects your heart— and overall—health
AFib, is a common heart condition—and the most common type of heart arrhythmia—many people who have it aren’t even aware of it.
Schevaun Massey’s journey to manage her AFib without blood thinners involved two cutting-edge procedures, TAVR and WATCHMAN and one strong woman
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.
Patients with heart arrhythmias, like atrial fibrillation (AFib), are able to be diagnosed and treated close to home.
Our team of female cardiologists discuss heart disease prevention and factors affecting heart health in women.
Cardiac rehab can help you do the things you know you need to do to have a healthy heart.
This expansion of care to CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs makes it easier for patients with heart arrhythmias, like atrial fibrillation (AFib), to be diagnosed and treated close to home.
Cardiac catheterization is used to diagnose and treat heart disease. This minimally invasive procedure allows doctors to see if there is a blockage in an artery.
Atrial Fibrillation (AFib) is an epidimic in this country. With medication and ablation, Dr. Tom Wallace helps Dana Trawick keep her heart healthy.
77-year-old heart failure patient makes history as Arkansas's first recipient of the world's smallest heart pump.
High blood pressure is an indicator of heart disease. Working with her physician, Dr. Oyidie Igbokidi, June Johnson implemented the changes that allow her to maintain her active lifestyle.
Many people have heart failure and don't even know it. Learn how to recognize heart failure and where to get treatment.