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The Adventist Heart Institute has a long history of innovations. From the first cardiac catheterization to new diagnostic imaging approaches and treatments for heart disease provide a legacy of “firsts” in cardiac care. We were the first in the North Bay area to perform coronary angiogram, coronary angioplasty, percutaneous thoracic aortic aneurysms repair and coronary bypass surgery, as well as the first to offer minimally invasive cardiac bypass surgery and percutaneous thoracic aortic aneurysm repair. Click on any of the links below to learn more about innovations at the Adventist Heart Institute:

Napa Valley Atrial Fibrillation Symposium

In this interview, EP Lab Digest speaks with Gan Dunnington, MD about this upcoming conference taking place August 24th to 27th.

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Internationally renowned interventional cardiologist joins Adventist Heart & Vascular Center at St. Helena Hospital, bringing advanced vascular treatment to Napa Valley

After practicing and leading the team at UC Davis Vascular Center for more than 11 years, Dr. John Laird has moved West to join the Adventist Heart & Vascular Institute team at St. Helena Hospital. He brings vast experience, having performed more than 5000 endovascular diagnostic and interventional procedures and has lectured and performed endovascular procedures around the world.

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Adventist Heart Institute Performs First Transcatheter Aortic Heart Valve Replacement (TAVR) in the North Bay

The heart valve team at the Adventist Heart Institute at St. Helena Hospital Napa Valley successfully completed the North Bay’s first Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) procedure, a less invasive alternative that offers hope for patients with severe aortic stenosis who were previously accustomed to only one treatment option – open heart surgery.

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Two Local Heart Specialists Provide Free Cardiac Care to Patients in Need in Nepal

Two local heart specialists from St. Helena Hospital’s Adventist Heart Institute recently traveled to Nepal to provide cardiac care and to help educate local residents as part of a free cardiac camp sponsored by the Jayanti Memorial Trust.

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St. Helena Hospital “Door to Balloon” Time 41 Percent Better that National Goal

Few health issues are as frightening or as urgent as a heart-related problem. We know how important heart care is to you and your loved ones, and St. Helena Hospital is here 24 hours a day, seven days a week for rapid response to your cardiac emergency.

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St. Helena Hospital Receives Top Honors for Surgery Safety and Outcomes from Consumer Reports Including 47% Less Adverse Coronary Angioplasty Events Than Predicted and 59% Less Adverse Carotid Artery Surgical Events Than Predicted

For the first time, Consumer Reports has rated U.S. hospitals on patient safety during and after surgery. St. Helena Hospital has received top honors regarding Surgery Safety and Outcomes. St. Helena Hospital was only one of three hospitals in the Bay area to receive such a high rating.

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Arrhythmia Center Presents Atrial Fibrillation Seminar

Doctors from the Adventist Heart Institute’s St. Helena Arrhythmia Center presented a seminar April 24 on atrial fibrillation (A-Fib), an electrical disorder of the heart that causes an irregular and often rapid heart rate. The condition can be caused by high blood pressure or abnormal hearts valves, or have no apparent cause.

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First Procedure in North Bay Using Recently FDA Cleared Ocelot System By Avinger Performed At St. Helena Hospital Napa Valley

Continuing its tradition of leadership in cardiovascular care, Adventist Heart Institute at St. Helena Hospital, Cardiothoracic Surgeon Dr. Andreas Sakopoulos and Cardiologist Dr. Stewart Allen, performed the first procedure in the North Bay using the recently FDA cleared Ocelot system by Avinger.

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St. Helena Hospital Heart Program listed by Becker’s Hospital Review

St. Helena Hospital Napa Valley has been named by Becker’s Hospital Review to its listing of 100 Hospitals with Great Heart Programs. The list names hospitals in the country exhibiting excellence in heart care and research, selected based on clinical accolades, outstanding local and national reputations, recognition for quality care, and contribution to the field of cardiology and cardiovascular surgery.

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Adventist Heart Institute Physicians Perform First-In-Region Heart Procedure Impella Heart Pump Installed

Continuing its tradition of leadership in cardiac care, a surgical team at St. Helena Hospital Napa Valley, part of Adventist Heart Institute, led by Dr. Andreas Sakopoulos, MD, has performed the first procedure using an Impella heart pump in the North Bay area.

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