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When Dan Berns learned he had the same infection in his heart valve that had taken his brother’s life, he placed his trust in UI cardiothoracic surgeon Arun Singhal, MD , who replaced the valve and cleaned the infection in a complex, four-hour procedure.
Interventional cardiologists and cardiothoracic surgeons at the University of Iowa Heart and Vascular Center have collaborated to offer a series of highly specialized, less-invasive treatment options to provide the most comprehensive heart valve disease care in Iowa.
UIHC Dept. of Surgery Clinical Assistant Professor Sharon Beth Larson is cited in this article announcing that the Heart and Vascular Clinic has performed 1000 transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) procedures.
Dr. Sharon Larson, Clinical Assistant Professor in the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, was called in to lead the ExtraCorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) procedure that was critically necessary to save a 6-month pregnant Waterloo women and her fetus.
Medical care for the adult care specialty of pulmonology and lung surgery at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics is listed among the nation's best, according to 2019-20 rankings released by U.S. News and World Report in July.