Holy Spirit News

Holy Spirit Cardiovascular Institute and Penn State Hershey Heart and Vascular Institute Sign Collaborative Surgery Agreement

Posted: December 12th, 2012

Holy Spirit Cardiovascular Institute and Penn State Hershey Heart and Vascular Institute have signed a collaborative agreement for cardiac and thoracic surgery, to have physicians from Penn State Hershey Heart and Vascular Institute provide world-class cardiothoracic surgery at The Ortenzio Heart Center at Holy Spirit.

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Doctors at Holy Spirit Hospital Perform United States’ First Non-Trial TAVR Procedure using the SAPIEN device

Posted: December 14th, 2011

Rajesh Dave, MD, FACC, FSCAI, Chief Medical Executive, Holy Spirit Cardiovascular Institute, and Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories at The Ortenzio Heart Center at Holy Spirit, and Vincent Park, MD, Cardiovascular Surgical Institute, together successfully performed the United States’ first (non-trial, commercial use) transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) using the Edwards Lifesciences’ SAPIEN device at Holy Spirit Hospital. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the Edwards SAPIEN Transcatheter Heart Valve Model 9000TFX and accessories for commercial use on November 2, 2011.

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Holy Spirit Earns Top Rating for Heart Surgery

Posted: August 30th, 2011

Holy Spirit Hospital earned the top rating from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons for the quality of its heart surgery program.

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