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Comprehensive Heart and Vascular Care

Your heart is important. At UPMC Passavant, the UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute provides comprehensive cardiovascular care and treatment for every type of heart and vascular condition. From basic diagnostic tests to advanced cardiac imaging to the most advanced surgical procedures, the cardiac experts at UPMC Passavant have you covered.

Services include:

  • Cardio-oncology
  • Mitral valve surgery
  • Open heart surgery
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • WATCHMAN™ implants for atrial fibrillation (AFib)

UPMC’s multidisciplinary team of heart and vascular experts uses the latest technology, conducts cutting-edge research, and participates in clinical trials to give patients access to the best possible treatment for their condition.

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News and updates on UPMC Passavant and its locations and services

At the UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute, we treat a wide array of cardiovascular conditions, including, but not limited to:

  • Advanced heart failure
  • Aortic valve disease
  • Cardio-oncology
  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Mitral valve stenosis
  • Arrhythmias
  • Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
  • Thoracic outlet syndrome
Russ Graswick

Back on the Slopes After a Heart Attack

At age 47, the last thing Russ Graswick expected was to have a heart attack. Just two weeks earlier he was skiing hard out west in the Colorado mountains, tackling double black diamond runs at Beaver Creek Resort.

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Surviving the Widow Maker: Bill’s Story

Bill Gruber was determined to avoid his family history of heart disease. His father had his first bypass at age 51 and battled heart disease for another 36 years before his death at age 87. His younger brother died a decade ago from heart-related issues.

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Bill Gruber

A Revolutionary Alternative to Open Heart Surgery

Patients with aortic stenosis now have access to the innovative procedure known as transcatheter aortic valve replacement at UPMC Passavant. The UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute was the first program in western Pennsylvania to treat aortic stenosis with this less invasive alternative.

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