Through significant investments in technology, the Temple Heart & Vascular Institute is providing patients with access to some of the newest minimally invasive procedures, mechanical assist devices, artificial hearts and advanced surgeries, including innovative hybrid procedures and transplantation.
Temple Heart & Vascular Institute’s commitment to patient-centered care, research and education is changing the future of cardiovascular medicine.
After a heart attack, the heart muscle dies. Scars form. Heart walls thin. Patients worsen. Though novel research, Temple researchers are working to find ways to help the heart repair itself.
Led by Dr. Paul Forfia, Temple's Pulmonary Hypertension & Right Heart Failure Program recently completed its 50th PTE procedure, less than three years since its inception. This program offers patients suffering from severe forms of pulmonary hypertension options that are available at few institutions in the country.
Temple Vascular & Endovascular Surgeons strive to use advanced endovascular techniques to help patients get back to their lives quicker.
Every dollar donated helps to provide better treatments and patient care and supports our researchers in their endeavors to advance our understanding of heart and vascular disease.
The best way to beat heart & vascular disease is to avoid it in the first place or to catch it early. We encourage all of our web visitors to learn about the most common causes and symptoms of heart & vascular disease.
Clinical trials that are currently offered at the Temple Heart & Vascular Institute may help patients access new therapies that are not yet widely available.