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UTMB debuts new heart ablation technology

UTMB Health’s Clear Lake Campus Hospital is one of 10 locations in the United States to launch a new heart ablation procedure that provides a host of advantages over existing techniques used to treat atrial fibrillation and other electrophysiological issues.

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Heart health during & after pregnancy: What women need to know

Cardiologist Dr. Danielle El Haddad is at the helm of UTMB Health's new cardio-obstetrics program. In this interview she shares more about the program's history, who may qualify for this care and why it's important.

2019 Get with the guidelines - resuscitation

UTMB recognized by the American Heart Association for patient care excellence

For the fifth year in a row, the University of Texas Medical Branch has been recognized with the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Resuscitation Gold Quality Achievement Award. This award signifies that UTMB has reached an aggressive goal in using guidelines-based care to improve outcome for patients who suffer cardiac arrests in the hospital. Guidelines include following protocols for patient safety, medical emergency team response, effective and timely resuscitation (CPR) and post-resuscitation care.

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    What is Hands Only CPR?

    When a person has a cardiac arrest, survival depends on immediately receiving CPR from someone nearby.

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