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New heart valve at University Hospital helps 'club'

...and takes over its function, in this case controlling the flow of blood from the left ventricle to the aorta. Two heart surgeons have to sign off that the patient is unfit or high-risk for the traditional open heart valve replacement first before...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-27/new-heart-valve-university-h
Minimal surgery, collaborative clinic advance heart care at University

...offered as University moves to a more collaborative model of heart care in its structural heart program, Hunter said. Heart surgeons, vascular surgeons and cardiologists are collaborating through the clinic to evaluate patients and decide what is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2012-12-08/minimal-surgery-collaborativ
New procedure replaces heart valve without open surgery

...together a team like that, that likes each other and works together well."Patients are seen by cardiologists and heart surgeons at the same time, which helps patients who would find it difficult to get to several appointments, said Susie Wodarz...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-03-29/new-procedure-replaces-heart
Cleveland Clinic CEO sees more consolidation, cheaper care

...the late pioneering cardiothoracic surgeon and his wife, who now serves as provost emeritus and historian for GRU. Heart surgeons today are "standing on the shoulders of giants like the Ellisons," said Cosgrove, who is also a cardiothoracic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-04-26/cleveland-clinic-ceo-sees-mo
Lady Antebellum coming home for dedication

...benefit the MCG Children's Medical Center.Dr. John Kelley, father of Josh and Charles, is a cardiologist and heart surgeon from Augusta. He currently works part time at a clinic in north Georgia and raises cattle, Cross said.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/entertainment/2011-08-16/lady-antebellum-
Coverage penalties weak, insurers say

...Committee bill "is another important step toward achieving the goal of health care reform this year." - Bill Frist, a heart surgeon and former Senate Republican leader, told Time magazine he would vote for the Finance bill if he were still in Congress...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/10/06/liv_550764.shtml
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Rants and Raves

...someone who gets paid $5 million a year to run, jump and throw a ball through a hoop, but some will complain that the heart surgeon who just saved their life charges too much. MY RANT IS for Bobby Jones and Washington Road. If we don't get more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2009-03-13/rants-and-raves
Metro | Rants and raves
Woman's recovery turns out to be more rare than disease

...woke up a week-and-a-half later in Open Heart Recovery." That she was able to wake up at all stumps even her heart surgeon. What felled Mrs. Parks was an extremely rare and deadly condition called spontaneous coronary artery dissection...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/11/17/met_483812.shtml
Metro | Augusta State University
Premature babies - now healthy, older - reunite

...so cute," said Leigha about the current newborns. She has aspirations to be a dentist. Alexandra wants to be a heart surgeon. Mr. Kendrick said he counts his blessings every day that he sees them interacting as "rambunctious teenagers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/12/10/met_176157.shtml
Metro
McCain builds state GOP support

...in 2000. On Friday evening, the Arizona senator attended a reception at the home of Dr. Eddie Floyd, a Florence heart surgeon who raised more than $100,000 for Mr. Bush in 2000 and was co-chairman of the president's 2004 re-election...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/03/10/met_119754.shtml
Metro