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First in the World: UPMC Harrisburg Successfully Performs Newest Type of Heart Valve Replacement

A 82-year-old woman from Elliottsburg, Pa. with aortic valve stenosis was the first person in the world to undergo a new type of transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) at UPMC Harrisburg. The patient has been discharged and is recovering well.
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Atrium_Health_UPMC_Childrens 05.06.24  250x150 To provide the best care possible and highest chance for a successful liver transplant for families in North Carolina, Atrium Health Levine Children's Hospital in Charlotte, North Carolina, has partnered with UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh to expand its pediatric liver transplant program.Read More
Afib 050624 250x150 Afib, a common arrhythmia on the rise in people under 65, is more dangerous in this increasingly younger population than previously thought, according to a UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute study.​Read More
Ireland 04.24.24 250x150 In partnership with Mardyke Arena University College Cork (UCC), a new UPMC Sports Medicine Clinic opened for patients – expanding close-to-home access to UPMC’s world-class sports medicine and orthopaedics services.
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