Our cardiologists offer comprehensive evaluation and management of diseases of the heart and circulatory system and work with primary care physicians to ensure coordinated and continuous care.
They have expertise in every aspect of cardiac care, ranging from standard procedures such as outpatient consultation, echocardiography, and angiography to advanced clinical research into heart failure, preventive cardiology, and radio-frequency ablation. Special services include physical fitness evaluation, non-invasive and invasive studies, interventional procedures, and radioisotope examinations of the heart.
Surgeons walk through mitral valve repair using pericardial tissue patches as performed robotically in a young woman with severe mitral regurgitation due to infective endocarditis.
Luke Marone, MD, WVU Heart and Vascular Institute Chief of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, explains the WVU HVI comprehensive approach to care, and how this vision combines with cutting-edge therapies to benefit patients.