The number of people in the U.S. suffering from heart valve disease is increasing. Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute has established a comprehensive multidisciplinary Valve Center dedicated to the latest surgical and catheter-based therapies to meet this rising demand.
More than 6 million Americans have heart failure, and one in five adults age 40 and older will develop the condition in their lifetime. But there are several things people with heart failure can do to improve their health.
The Boo Ball is a premier event in Eastern Jackson County that benefits Saint Luke's East Hospital. Nearly $220,000 was raised to support the purchase of new stroke perfusion software for the Emergency Department.