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Northwest Regional Heart and Vascular results demonstrate benefits of minimally invasive aortic valve replacement

February 26, 2018

The majority of Aortic valve replacements for patients referred to Northwest Regional Heart and Vascular are performed with either percutaneous (TAVR) or minimally invasive surgical technique. Elderly patients generally undergo percutaneous replacement (TAVR). Younger patients are offered the proven durability obtained with surgical excision of the failed usually calcified valve followed by replacement with either […]

You were there when I needed you.

February 19, 2018

After a bout of shingles and neuropathy Virginia began experiencing pain and numbness in her legs. Her right leg and foot was also cold all the time. Working with her primary care physician, they were able to diagnose Virginia with Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD). Virginia was referred to Jed Peterson, MD, and Raman Kansal, MD, […]

Dining Out? Choose smart for your heart

February 14, 2018

Heart-healthy eating is usually easier to do in your own kitchen, where you control the ingredients, cooking methods and portions. But that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a relaxing restaurant meal now and then. The trick is to choose wisely. Many restaurants today make it easy, adding better options to their menus. You may find […]

Adventist Health First in Oregon to Use Sutureless Surgical Valve

September 27, 2017

September 27, 2017—Portland, Ore.— Adventist Health’s Northwest Regional Heart and Vascular in Portland, Ore. is one of the first institutions in the country and the only one in Oregon to offer patients the new sutureless Perceval valve for aortic valve replacements (AVR). The valve is a surgical biological valve designed with a self-anchoring frame, enabling […]

5 foods to skip for better blood pressure

June 06, 2017

If you have high blood pressure, here’s some food for thought: What you eat can make it easier—or harder—to keep your blood pressure under control. Like what, you may ask? Here are five surprising foods that can push blood pressure in the wrong direction—and some tips to help you dish up heart-healthy fare instead. 5 […]

Dr. Alhumaid discusses Atrial Fibrillation

March 08, 2017

Dr. Fawaz Alhumaid, a cardiologist specializing in electrophysiology at Adventist Health’s Northwest Regional Heart & Vascular, joined AM Northwest to share what you might not know about a heart condition called Atrial Fibrillation (AFib). What is Atrial Fibrillation (AFib)? For the heart to work normally, electrical signals travel through the heart’s tissue in a very specific […]

8 hidden signs of heart trouble

February 21, 2017

Let’s call it “the TV show heart attack.” A person suddenly stops talking mid-sentence, clutches the chest in pain and falls to the ground. It’s very dramatic, but not always what a real heart attack looks—or feels—like. Chest pain is the most common symptom of a heart attack. But in most cases, the pain starts […]

Give your heart some X’s and O’s this February

February 09, 2017

It’s American Heart Month, when you should give your heart a little bit of love. That’s because it can take months to get your heart back into shape following a heart attack. Just like you need physical therapy after joint replacement surgery, your heart needs close monitoring and a little care to build up its […]

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