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Heart Stent Dissolves in Body

UPMC became the first hospital in western Pennsylvania to use a recently FDA-approved fully dissolving heart stent. Read more.

Cheerful People Less Likely to Have CAD

Dr. Suresh Mulukutla

Positive well-being is associated with a lower incidence of coronary artery disease in a high-risk population with a positive family history. UPMC interventional cardiologist, Suresh R. Mulukutla, MD, sheds light on how happiness impacts cardiac health.

Watch the video.


Contact the UPMC Heart & Vascular Institute

Request an appointment online, call 1-855-UPMC-HVI (876-2484), or email us.

Coronary Artery Disease (Heart Attack)

Coronary artery disease is the most common type of heart disease and the leading cause of death in the United States for both men and women.

The UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute's team of specialists offers medical and surgical options to manage and treat coronary artery disease.

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