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NHI Receives IAC Echocardiography Accreditation

What’s the number one cause of death in the United States? Cardiovascular disease. Approximately every 40 seconds, an American dies due to a heart/blood vessel disorder. And the American Heart Association estimates the annual cost of this disease to be over $503 billion (2010).

What’s the solution? Early detection. Heart (and other life-threatening) diseases can be identified through the use … learn more

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Nebraska Heart Performs State’s First Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Procedure Without General Anesthesia

On May 12, 2015, the Nebraska Heart Institute Heart Valve Team successfully performed the state’s first Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) without general anesthesia; meaning that the patient was awake during the entire procedure using conscious sedation. The TAVR procedure was performed at the CHI Health Nebraska Heart in Lincoln, Neb,. on a 78-year old patient from southeast Nebraska.

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