Cardiovascular Institute Videos
Dr. Marc Passman discusses how to prevent spider and varicose veins and what treatment options are available.
Spider & Varicose Veins: Insights into an Unsightly Problem
Watch "Spider & Varicose Veins - Insights Into an Unsightly Problem", a webinar hosted by Dr. Marc Passman, director of the UAB Vein Clinic. If you struggle with spider or varicose veins, this webinar is for you!
Peripheral Artery Disease
Diabetes and Your Feet
Learn four important signs of a heart attack that could save your life or the life of someone you love.
Four Signs of a Heart Attack
Do you know the four signs of a heart attack that could save your life? Watch this video from UAB Medicine to learn about four very important symptoms of a heart attack that some victims may overlook including chest discomfort, discomfort in other areas of the upper body, shortness of breath, and other symptoms like breaking out in a cold sweat, nausea or light-headedness.
For patients with aortic valve stenosis, who cannot undergo open heart surgery, the Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) procedure provides a welcome alternative.
More than 7% of Americans over the age of 65 are afflicted with aortic stenosis—or hardening of the aortic valve—and more than 1,000 of them are ineligible for traditional open heart surgery to repair it. The Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) procedure eliminates the need for open heart surgery and results in a shorter recovery time.
James Moebes: TAVR Procedure
Transcathether Aortic Valve Replacement procedure puts Selma, Alabama's first black police chief closer to tending his farm.
TAVR procedure restores ailing heart valves
Ernest Tate/TAVR Procedure - Chapter 2
The surgeons and interventional cardiologists of UAB's structural heart program repaired a serious heart issue with minimally invasive techniques instead of traditional open heart surgery.
Zaidan's Story: Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome/Heart Transplant
Learn more about the causes, symptoms and treatments for peripheral vascular disease, which effects between 5-10% of the population.
Peripheral Vascular Disease Risk Factors, Symptoms, & Treatments
Peripheral Vascular Disease, or PVD, occurs when arteries in the lower extremities become narrow or blocked. Vascular Surgeon Mark Patterson, MD, explains the symptoms, causes, and ways to treat PVD on Daytime Alabama on WVTM-TV, Channel 13, in Birmingham, Ala.
More than 20,000 adults enter the Adult Congenital Heart Disease population every year, but 60% are lost to follow-up care.
Care of Adults with Congenital Heart Disease
Heart Failure Patients: Learn about the options offered at UAB, from lifestyle modification to medications to advanced treatments, including mechanical heart pumps and transplants.
Heart Failure Prevention Risk Factors, Symptoms, & Treatments
UAB Cardiologist Salpy Pamboukian, MD, discusses the warning signs, causes, prevention, and treatment options for heart failure on Daytime Alabama on WVTM-TV, Channel 13, in Birmingham, Ala. Heart failure affects 5 million Americans and may be prevented and treated in some patients by making healthy lifestyle changes, such as getting regular exercise and eating a balanced diet.