Category: Clinical

Major Epilepsy Study Offers Much-Needed Answers On 3 Lifesaving Seizure Drugs

There are effective treatments to stop life-threatening epilepsy seizures when the initial treatment has failed, a sweeping new study reveals. The study offers important answers about three such emergency drugs…

UVA Heart Rhythm Experts Bring Lifesaving Devices to Dominican Republic

The distance from Charlottesville to the Dominican Republic is 1,423 miles. But UVA Health and this small Caribbean nation have forged close ties. Over the past decade, UVA cardiovascular experts…

UVA Reaches Out to Cancer Patients Often Left Unheard

The University of Virginia Cancer Center is reaching out to the people it serves to identify and overcome barriers to care. With the help of UVA’s Center for Survey Research,…

Advanced Cardiac Valve Center Celebrates All-Time High With 200 Procedures

UVA cardiac valve team took time in July to celebrate a significant milestone: the team ended the fiscal year with more than 200 heart valve procedures. This all-time high is…

“Ultrasound Is the New Stethoscope,” and Other Things I Learned from the UVA-Guatemala Initiative

Last fall, UVA Connect sat down with David Burt, MD, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and Director of the UVA-Guatemala Initiative (UVA-GI), to discuss the UVA-Guatemala Initiative’s collaboration to design, build, and implement the Information…