Heart Surgery

Rich Peverley of the Dallas Stars (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Stars Say Peverley Has Successful Heart Surgery

The Dallas Stars say Rich Peverley has undergone successful surgery to correct an abnormal heart rhythm, just more than a week after the forward collapsed on the bench during a game.

03/19/2014

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Surgery Helps Baby Overcome Heart Defects

A baby born with a heart condition needed surgery. But the events that unfolded afterward have doctors reminding everyone about the importance of follow-up appointments.

10/04/2013

Former President George W. Bush and boxer Tony Mack at the Cooper Institute in Dallas on August 5, 2013, one day before Mr. Bush underwent a heart procedure. (credit: Krista Kelley Public Relations)

President George W. Bush Recovering After Stent Procedure

A spokesman said Former President George W. Bush successfully underwent a heart procedure in Dallas on Tuesday, after doctors discovered a blockage in an artery during his annual physical.

08/06/2013

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Former President George W. Bush Undergoes Minor Heart Procedure

Former President George W. Bush underwent a minor heart procedure on Tuesday morning after doctors discovered a blockage in the artery of his heart.

08/06/2013

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Lower Death Risk With Heart Bypass Vs. Angioplasty

Older patients with clogged heart arteries may have a little lower death risk over time if they get bypass operations instead of angioplasty and stents to fix the problem, new research suggests.

03/27/2012

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Organ Transplant Eligibility Not Defined By Age

Phyllis Barnes says she didn’t know if her age would keep her from getting a new heart. But after being on the heart transplant waiting list for 19 months, she received the phone call she had been waiting for.

03/13/2012

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Medical Advances Help North Texas Baby With Half A Heart

A tiny baby at a North Texas hospital is alive today because of the skilled hands of surgeons and the advances in medical science. The infant was born with a rare type of heart defect — he only has half a heart.

02/16/2012

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Cold, Cold Heart

A new cold-based procedure aimed at repairing a common heart condition is giving patients a safer way to kicked their heart back into rhythm.

CBS 11–01/20/2011