Heart & Vascular

Expert advice about how to prevent, diagnose and treat adult and pediatric cardiovascular conditions

  • Heart experts perform surgery for seminar audience

    Heart experts perform surgery for seminar audience

    A team of cardiovascular experts at Swedish performed heart surgery at the annual CRT educational forum, sharing expertise with an international audience.

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  • Wearable and personal heart monitors are increasingly popular

    Wearable and personal heart monitors are increasingly popular

    Can these devices really help patients? A Swedish expert weighs in.

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  • Understanding deep vein thrombosis (DVT)

    Understanding deep vein thrombosis (DVT)

    Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a dangerous condition that occurs when a blood clot forms in the thigh, lower leg or pelvis. A heart expert at Swedish outlines symptoms and care options.

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  • Heart health advice for every age

    Heart health advice for every age

    Take the best possible care of your heart. It’s never too early to start.

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  • Are you at risk for heart disease? Take this short quiz to learn more.

    Are you at risk for heart disease? Take this short quiz to learn more.

    Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. Prevention starts with knowing your own risk.

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  • For heart health, small changes make a big difference

    For heart health, small changes make a big difference

    A Swedish expert has some tips for maintaining your best health and preventing heart disease.

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  • New training simulator supports ECMO excellence at Swedish

    New training simulator supports ECMO excellence at Swedish

    A Swedish Foundation-funded device offers realistic patient scenarios for advanced cardiac care team training.

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  • Clinical research expands treatment for heart valve disease

    Clinical research expands treatment for heart valve disease

    An expert at Swedish explains how recently released results from three clinical studies are bringing new hope to people with heart valve disease.

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  • Swedish is a destination for innovative, world-class care

    Swedish is a destination for innovative, world-class care

    Seattle’s KING 5 TV hosted a panel of sought-after Swedish specialists for a conversation about advanced treatments at Swedish and why patients from around the world choose us for their care.

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  • Know your risk. Take our heart health quiz today.

    Know your risk. Take our heart health quiz today.

    This quick quiz can help you understand your risk factors so you can keep your health as healthy as possible.

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  • This summer, reduce your sodium intake with small changes

    This summer, reduce your sodium intake with small changes

    Making small changes to your food choices and cooking habits can make a big difference in your health.

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  • Providence Swedish is nationally recognized for providing high-quality stroke care

    Providence Swedish is nationally recognized for providing high-quality stroke care

    The American Heart Association presents the Get With The Guidelines awards for proven dedication to best practices and life-saving care.

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  • How to respond to heart attacks and cardiac arrest

    How to respond to heart attacks and cardiac arrest

    Learn more about how CPR and automated external defibrillators can save a life.

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  • An NBA vet shares his story of lifesaving heart surgery and recovery struggle

    An NBA vet shares his story of lifesaving heart surgery and recovery struggle

    James Donaldson won an NBA championship with the Seattle Supersonics. Today, he's a mental health advocate who helps others by sharing the story of his near-death experience and rebuilding his life.

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  • Revolutionary care for heart valve patients

    Revolutionary care for heart valve patients

    Swedish offers revolutionary heart care for tricuspid regurgitation. Our experts share treatment options and explain why the new procedure offers new hope.

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  • Milestone in procedure to fix leaky hearts

    Milestone in procedure to fix leaky hearts

    Heart specialists at Swedish recently completed their 500th MitraClip™ procedure for patients with leaky hearts. Learn more about what that means for heart care.

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  • Recognizing a cardiac emergency. What should you do?

    Recognizing a cardiac emergency. What should you do?

    A cardiologist at Swedish Heart and Vascular Institute discusses cardiac events, the importance of CPR and where to get life-saving training.

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  • Eight essentials for heart health

    Eight essentials for heart health

    Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S. Here are some healthy habits you can build to support your family's heart health.

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  • Watch video: Recognition for Swedish ECMO program's commitment to excellence

    Watch video: Recognition for Swedish ECMO program's commitment to excellence

    Swedish’s program has received certification from DNV, a national healthcare certification and accreditation organization.

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  • Swedish's outstanding specialty care and patient experience recognized in this year’s Healthgrades awards

    Swedish's outstanding specialty care and patient experience recognized in this year’s Healthgrades awards

    Awards for Swedish Cherry Hill, First Hill and Issaquah include seven five-star ratings.

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