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on Tue, November 13, 2018
Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia have published new findings about “stiff heart syndrome” that could one day help prevent future...
on Tue, October 30, 2018
Via Christi’s Structural Heart team continues to help advance leading-edge therapies for patients with failing hearts through participation in invitation-only...
Dr Rizwan Khalid first EP study
on Thu, October 25, 2018
After months of training and preparation, Dr. Rizwan Khalid, a cardiac electrophysiologist (cardiologist) at Ascension Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg,...
on Thu, October 04, 2018
The demand for Via Christi’s heart care services – long the area’s leader for cardiac procedures – continues to grow, making the renovation of its heart...
Via Christi Structural Heart team leaders
on Tue, September 18, 2018
In mid-July, Abbott announced that it had received U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval for a next-generation version of its MitraClip® heart valve...
teresa kramer and caregivers
on Wed, August 01, 2018
Terisa Kramer, whose heart condition was first diagnosed in 1990, wasn't referred to the Heart Failure Clinic –  two of the four programs that make up...
structural heart team leaders
on Thu, July 26, 2018
Ascension's Ascension Via Christi St. Francis is the first in the United States to participate in a pivotal clinical study of a minimally invasive, first-of-...
GWTG stroke gold plus award
on Thu, July 19, 2018
For a third consecutive year, Ascension Via Christi St. Francis has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The...
Community Paramedic program
on Tue, June 19, 2018
In its first four years, Transitional Care at Ascension Via Christi's Wichita hospitals has helped thousands of patients access the resources they need to...
Mary Whisenddand
on Mon, May 21, 2018
Mary Whisennand was only 39 when she was diagnosed with a progressive weakening of the heart muscle. Within three years, her condition had deteriorated to the...

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