Avery Therapeutics Selected for Bioscience Entrepreneurship Program


The Tucson startup company conducted its basic science research in a University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center Lab.

Mechanical Devices as Small as Cell Phones Buy Quality Time for Patients with Advanced Heart Disease


When it comes to mechanical heart devices, downsizing has been a good thing. Advances in ventricular assist devices (VADs – heart pumps that support part of the heart muscle) are giving a growing number of patients new options for living well with advanced heart failure. Implantable monitoring devices also improve quality-of-life for advanced heart disease patient care.

Small, Implantable Device Gives Heart Failure Patient Lifesaving Data


A small, implantable pressure sensor is giving an Arizona woman control and confidence to manage her heart condition.

Hospital patients less likely to survive "off-hours" cardiac arrest


Cardiac arrest survival is less likely in middle of the night or on weekends.

UA Sarver Heart Center and The Heart Series Present: ‘Tools You Can Use to Prevent Heart Attack and Stroke’ - Jan. 13 in Oro Valley


Join UA Sarver Heart Center faculty member Charles Katzenberg, MD, who will discuss specific actions to prevent heart disease and stroke during this free community lecture.

UA Sarver Heart Center Presents: ‘New Ways to Diagnose and Treat Atrial Fibrillation and Other Arrhythmias’ – Jan. 18 in Green Valley


The 2018 free Green Valley Lecture Series begins with a focus on atrial fibrillation.

Karl B. Kern, MD


More people will survive cardiac arrest if emergency medical dispatchers give chest compression-only CPR instructions over the phone and if infants and children receive chest compressions with rescue breaths.

UA Sarver Heart Center Presents ‘Heart of Women’s Health’ Luncheon, Nov. 3


UA Sarver Heart Center faculty members Drs. Elizabeth Juneman, Khadijah Breathett and Nancy K. Sweitzer, among others will share why women need to go beyond the “bikini” view of women’s health.