Heart and Vascular

Nurse taking blood pressure

Protect your heart with these prevention tips

Heart disease is America’s number one killer. Understand your risks so that you can make meaningful changes to your lifestyle and diet.

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Kristen Frechette, RN, works with two patients

A day in the life of cardiac rehabilitation nurse manager Kristen Frechette, RN

How one Dartmouth Health nurse helps give cardiac patients the confidence to go back and do the things they love.

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Orthopaedic surgeon Lance G. Warhold, MD, during a carpal tunnel release surgery.

Dartmouth Health researchers studying hand screening technique for early diagnosis of life-threatening multi-system disorder

Cardiologists, orthopaedic surgeons, and pathologists at DHMC are collaborating on groundbreaking research aimed at identifying early signs of amyloidosis, a progressive and multi-system disorder.

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Male athlete runs on a treadmill with a close-up shot of EKG monitor.

Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center's Heart and Vascular researchers look at need for preoperative stress testing

Using nationwide vascular registries and data, multiple Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC) studies show that doctors may need to change who they order stress tests for before surgery.

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Associated Press: DHMC nurse saved by colleagues during cardiac arrest—while training to treat cardiac arrest patients

Andy Hoang, RN, began her nursing career at DHMC this spring

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Angiogram image of leg of patient who had LimFlow procedure

Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center only hospital in northern New England to offer limb-saving procedure to patients destined for amputation

DHMC one of just 25 hospitals nationally to offer LimFlow

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What is an AED and how can it save a life?

After CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation), an AED (automated external defibrillator) is the most important tool in saving someone’s life outside of the hospital.

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Thara S. Ali, MD, and Officer Eric Hunter hold awards and stand on either side of Terry Dion.

“A true hero among us”: Dartmouth Health cardiology fellow honored for saving life of man who crashed vehicle during cardiac arrest

Thara S. Ali, MD, performed roadside CPR and AED on Terry Dion

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Dartmouth Health expanding Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center’s Heart & Vascular Center

New Patient Pavilion opening in May 2023

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DHMC Upgrade Patient Pavilion

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.

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