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Mortality Risk Elevated for Adults With Congenital Heart Disease on Transplant Waitlist 
Source: Healio Cardiology Today 
April 5, 2018
Dr. Victor Morell

​​The Widowmaker Heart Attack: Don't Ignore Symptoms
Source: Tribune-Review
March 5, 2018
Dr. Joon Lee
Four Questions a Woman Needs to Ask if She Suspects a Heart Attack
Source: The Today Show
February 22, 2018
Dr. Katie Berlacher


​NIH grant for Pitt/UPMC is aimed at improving viability of organs for transplant
Source: Pittsburg​h Post-Gazette
November 21, 2017
Dr. Bryan Tillman
New Surgery Technique Could Improve Quality Of Life After 'Widow-Maker' Heart Attacks
Source: 90.5 WESA
October 4, 2017
Dr. Catalin Toma
New Heart for Local Woman
Source: We Are Central PA
September 26, 2017
Dr. Jonathan Holtz
A few drinks a week may prolong life, but heavy drinking may shorten it
Source: Today
August 14, 2017​​
Dr. Joon Sup Lee
Cardiac Rehabilitation: Changes, Challenges, and Clinician Perspectives
Source: Cardiology Advisor
August 10, 2017
Jonathan Ledyard
New Outpatient Center opened at Jameson
Source: New Castle News
July 26, 2017​​
Dr. Elizabeth Piccione
Aironite Mist Lowers Blood Pressure in Hearts of Pulmonary Hypertension Patients, Trial Update Shows
Source: Pulmonary Hypertension News
July 14, 2017
Dr. Marc Simon
Women goes into cardiac arrest several times
Source: We Are Central PA
May 3, 2017​​
Dr. Jonathan Holtz​
Twelve area women honored for leadership at Fifth Annual ATHENA Leadership Awards® Celebration
Source: Allied News
April 24, 2017
Dr. Elizabeth Piccione
Firefighter recovering from 2nd heart transplant goes to concert with surgeon
Source: WPXI​
Dr. Christopher Sciortino
Point of Care Diagnostics Usher in Era of Personalized Medicine
Source: HealthIT Analytics
March 10, 2017
Dr. A.J. Conrad Smith
Why Cardiologists are Prescribing Mindfulness for Heart Health
Source: Forbes
February 7, 2017
Dr. Joon Sup Lee​
​Mining the Gap: Researchers Dig for Data to Reduce Disparities in Atrial Fibrillation Treatment
Source: Cardiovascular Business
January 30, 2017
Dr. Jared Magnani
Cardiologists discuss advances in technology
Source: Iosco County News-Herald
January 14, 2017
Dr. Michael Mathier


Pitt study supports aggressive use of blood-thinners after bleeding to reduce stroke risk
Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
December 1, 2016
Dr. Samir Saba
1-year mortality higher with TAVR vs. surgery in real-world population
Source: healio.com
November 14, 2016
Dr. João Cavalcante
Ularitide improves congestion, does not reduce CV death in patients with acute HF
Source: healio.com
November 13, 2016
Dr. Marc Simon
Pitt, UPMC researchers receive $2.5M to develop retrievable stent
Source: Pittsburgh Business Times
September 30, 2016
Dr. Bryan Tillman
Surviving a Bad Diagnosis
Source: U.S. News
September 13, 2016
Dr. William Follansbee
​​'Blessed' man urges others to listen to their body after cardiac incident
Source: WTAE
September 9, 2016
Dr. Christopher Wentz
U.S. and European statin guidelines often at odd
Source: MD Alert
July 14, 2016
Dr. Joon Sup Lee
Heart stent dissolves in body
Source: We Are Central PA
July 14, 2016
Dr. Catalin Toma
​How many times a week can we eat potatoes and still be healthy?
Source: Today
May 17, 2016
Dr. Matthew Muldoon
​Stem cells show promise for treating heart failure, study finds
Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
April 25, 2016
Dr. Catalin Toma
14 Ways Cardiologists Keep Their Own Hearts Healthy
Source: Prevention.com
April 22, 2016
Dr. Kathryn Berlacher
Artificial Lung Could Be Quick Fix Doctors Need While Considering Treatment
Source: 90.5 WESA
March 22, 2016
Dr. Robert Kormos
TandemLife of O'Hara on verge of developing vest for heart, lung patients
Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
March 21, 2016
Dr. Robert Kormos
Can yogurt protect women from high blood pressure?
Source: Today
March 3, 2016
Dr. Kathryn Berlacher
​Harnessing the Power of Mobile
Source: Healthcare Informatics
February 9, 2016
Dr. Ravi Ramani
Aortic valve procedure alternative for eldery
Soure: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Jan. 25, 2016
Dr. Thomas Gleason

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