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Heart, Vascular and Thoracic Care at UW Health focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of all heart, vascular and thoracic diseases, with special emphasis on angioplasty, peripheral vascular blockages and limb salvage, cardiac surgery, heart and lung transplantation, and surgery for aneurysms. Consultations, tests and procedures are provided in collaboration with a number of community health systems, including UW Health Partners Watertown Regional Medical Center. Same-day cardiology consultations are available during regular business hours at our Madison cardiovascular clinics.

 

 

Two Surgeries in 10 Days

 

Tom Slattery had his first heart attack at 35, and in 2001 was facing liver failure. He needed both heart bypass and liver transplant surgeries, and came to UW Hospital and Clinics, looking for a chance at life.

 

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UW Health Heart, Vascular and Thoracic Care's Heart Valve Clinic: Edwards SAPIEN valve procedure  

Breakthrough in Valve Treatment

 

Offered at our Heart Valve Clinic, the Edwards SAPIEN Transcatheter Heart Valve is for patients with severe aortic stenosis and allows physicians to work non-surgically via the femoral artery rather than open surgery in the chest.

 

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Meet Dr. Hamdan

 

Dr. Mohamed Hamdan uses his patients' description of their situation help inform his recommendation for a treatment plan. Learn more

Help your heart while eating great food. Check out UW Health's Heart-Healthy Recipes

Eat Heart Healthy

 

You can help your heart health and enjoy great-tasting food at the same time.

 

UW Health Heart, Vascular and Thoracic Care: Three cardiac surgeons  

Left Ventricular Assist Devices (LVAD)

 

UW Hospital offers these heart pumps that pump blood when a patient's heart isn't able to do the work.

 

Learn more about VAD

 

Watch our surgery videos

 

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UW Health Faint and Fall Clinic