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UF College of Medicine welcomes well known pediatric cardiologist

From Feb. 15 to Feb. 17, the department of pediatrics at the University of Florida College of Medicine hosted the annual Francisco A. Hernandez Lectureship in Pediatric Cardiology. The lectureship […]

UF Health’s pediatric heart transplant program tops the nation in patient survival

UF Health Shands Hospital has surpassed all pediatric heart transplant programs in the nation with zero deaths over a two and a half year period…

New Year, New Heart

In 2008, Gracyn practiced tirelessly to perfect her solo for a Christmas show. But unbeknownst to Gracyn, she would forego her holiday spectacle and prepare for the role of a lifetime…

Welcoming Grayson to the Gator Nation

With a lineage of orange and blue blood running through their veins, UF alumni Samantha and Ryan knew that their unborn son would one day become part of the Gator nation…

Heart to Heart

UF surgeons and dedicated medical teams give miracle conjoined twins a chance at a full life through ground-breaking procedures…

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Dilated Cardiomyopathy (DCM)

The American Heart Association explains dilated cardiomyopathy and the potential causes of dilated cardiomyopathy.

Heart Valve Surgery Goals

When any person is considering heart valve replacement, it can be helpful to know the overall goals of the procedure and how your medical professionals will track the success and your return to...

What is TAVR?

Patients who cannot tolerate surgery for aortic valve replacement may be good candidates for a less invasive approach called TAVI or TAVR.

Heart Valve Problems and Disease

The American Heart Association explains how your heart valves work and any problems or disease your valves can acquire, including regurgitation, stenosis and prolapse.

Care & Treatment for Congenital Heart DefectsSubscribe to this RSS Feed

Cardiac Catheterizations for Heart Defects

The American Heart Association explains that doctors can repair some heart defects without surgically opening your chest by using a procedure called an interventional cardiac catheterization.

Congenital Heart Defects and Physical Activity

The American Heart Association explains that exercise has many benefits and should be a regular part of almost anyone's life including most people with congenital heart disease.

Recommendations for Heart Health

The American Heart Association explains that if you have congenital heart disease, it's very important for you to follow the "healthy-heart recommendations" for diet and activity.

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UF convenes Early Childhood National Summit

Giving children a strong start in their first five years doesn’t just help children and their families. The benefits of their success radiate throughout their communities – as do the...

Can a dying patient be a healthy person?

The news was bad. Mimi, a woman in her early 80s, had been undergoing treatment for lymphoma. Her husband was being treated for bladder cancer. Recently, she developed chest pain, and a biopsy showed...

New bat barn expands one of the world's largest urban colonies

The University of Florida’s bat house — and the bat barn that was built to accompany it in 2010 — shelters one of the world’s largest urban bat populations....