Patient Stories and Heart Health Tips
Dartmouth Health expanding Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center’s Heart & Vascular Center
New Patient Pavilion opening in May 2023
Responding to the region's growing need for heart and vascular care
Cardiac care in this region will get a boost with the opening of Dartmouth Health's new DHMC Patient Pavilion in May 2023.
Healthy Heart Tips
While February is designated as Heart Month, it’s important to take care of your heart all year round.
Fulbright Scholarship Brings Kosovan Cardiologist to Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center
Edita Pllana-Pruthi's visit at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center is supported by a Fulbright Scholarship, which promotes cultural exchange through post-college work, study, and research.
Amid increased public attention to cardiac arrest, Dartmouth Health's Heart & Vascular Center offers life-saving advice
"Recognizing a cardiac arrest, calling 911 immediately, performing CPR and using an AED as soon as it is available are critical for survival," said Mariell Jessup, MD, FAHA, chief science and medical officer of the American Heart Association.
Study led by Dartmouth Health cardiologist finds significant reduction in dementia risk for AFib patients
Catheter ablation was associated with significantly lower risk of dementia compared to treatment with anti-arrhythmic drugs only
Type 2 diabetics have unique heart health concerns. Learn how to keep your heart healthy with information from a Dartmouth Health cardiologist
Diabetes and cardiovascular diseases are both incredibly common in the United States—and there is overlap between the two.
Staying heart healthy with type 2 diabetes
By managing type 2 diabetes, patients can improve their heart health and enjoy better overall health.
Love Your Heart Night at the NH Fisher Cats game on August 13, 2022
Get your heart pumping at the 5th annual Love Your Heart Night at the Northeast Delta Dental Stadium where the Fisher Cats faceoff with the Erie Seawolves to support the Heart & Vascular Center.
Is it just a leg cramp or something else?
When people experience leg pain or cramping while walking that improves with rest, it’s often overlooked as a side effect of aging, but it could be Peripheral Arterial Disease.