Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

For over 50 years the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at the University of Utah has maintained a dedicated team of cardiologists, nurses and staff to provide high quality cardiovascular care to Utahns and residents throughout the Mountain West. Our mission to serve our patients and their families is firmly linked to our chartered commitment to cutting-edge care of cardiac disease through discovery, research, and education, especially for the next generation of cardiovascular specialists. Read more. 

 

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Empowering Rural Doctors to Treat Advanced Heart Failure Improves Patient Outcomes
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Mar 30, 2020

Empowering Rural Doctors to Treat Advanced Heart Failure Improves Patient Outcomes

Cardiovascular Services, , research news, cardiovascular medicine, heart transplant, mechanical circulatory support, lvad, remote medical care

University of Utah Health researchers report that local doctors in rural areas who receive specialized training in managing artificial heart pumps and who work in conjunction with cardiovascular experts at a major medical center can care for these patients safely and effectively. This collaborative effort, known as shared care, not only eliminates the need for extensive travel but also eases the financial and emotional strains on many patients.... Read More

Research Focus: A Possible Path to Restoring Failing Hearts
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Jan 27, 2020

Research Focus: A Possible Path to Restoring Failing Hearts

Dr. Robin Shaw is bringing his more-than 15 years of research on failing hearts to University of Utah Health as the new director of the Nora Eccles Harrison Cardiovascular Research Training Institute (CVRTI). Thanks to years of research, Shaw and his team discovered the first-ever biomarker allowing for early detection of heart failure before clinical symptoms develop.... Read More

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