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Robin Kinley: Heart Surgery Patient Profile

When Robin Kinley was diagnosed with an atrial septal defect (ASD), UT Southwestern heart surgeon Neelan Doolabh, M.D., performed a minimally invasive ASD closure.

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Dennis McBride: Heart Valve Patient Surgery Profile

After a deer hunting trip left Mount Pleasant police officer Dennis McBride feeling out a breath, he discovered he had severe aortic stenosis.

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Aspirin study aspires to settle dosage question

A new clinical trial called ADAPTABLE, The Aspirin Study is aiming to set the record straight on which of two commonly used daily doses of aspirin is more effective. The three-year study is comparing the benefits and side-effect risks of the two doses.

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Walking a fine line: How managing blood clots might change heart attack prevention

Data from a new drug trial focused on reducing blood clots might allow more personalized options to prevent heart attacks in high-risk patients.

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Four people who should see a preventive cardiologist

Dr. Amit Khera discusses how people in these four categories can benefit most from preventive cardiology to lower cholesterol and reduce their risk of heart disease.

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Patients With Heart Disease: Which Dose of Aspirin Are You Taking?

A new clinical trial aims to figure out which aspirin dosage is most effective and safest for patients with heart disease.

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How doctors squeeze in exercise, and how you can, too

Doctors aren’t immune to letting life get in the way of staying physically active. Dr. Levine discusses how he works exercise into his daily routine.

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Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery Gives East Texas Man New Life

Tommy Lloyd of Longview, Texas, credits a unique heart surgery at UT Southwestern for not only saving his life but allowing him to live it fully again.

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How a sleep apnea implant may lower your heart disease risk

Sleep apnea can raise the risk for heart disease. A new surgical implant may reduce that risk and treat sleep apnea without CPAP masks and hoses.

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What women need to know about heart attack symptoms

Heart attack symptoms in women can be subtle. But less severe symptoms don’t mean a less severe heart attack.