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New and Notable

Piedmont Athens Welcomes New Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Athens CEO

September 2021

Too Young to Die: COVID’s Crush

Atlanta Journal Constitution

August 2021

Piedmont Athens Celebrates Milestone for 100th Heart Failure Monitoring System

August 2021

Top Quality Ratings for CABG

July 2021

A Stunning Transformation Thanks to Cardiac Rehab and Next Steps

June 2021

Piedmont Athens Offers New, Noninvasive Method for Detecting Blockage in the Heart

June 2021

Six Piedmont Hospitals Among Nation's Top Performing Hospitals for Treatment of Heart Attack Patients

June 2021

Health Care Heroes: Nurse Yuan Hu Saves Piedmont Heart Institute with PPE

Atlanta Business Chronicle

May 2021

ACC.21: Primary Prevention of Arrythmias Lags Behind Secondary Prevention

HCPLive

May 2021

ACC.21: Etripamil May Benefit Patients with Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia

Healio

May 2021

Jasmine’s Story: Losing My Sight Changed My Life

Marfan Foundation

May 2021

Piedmont Atlanta First in Metro Atlanta to Enroll in VIVID Clinical Trial

April 2021

Piedmont Atlanta Plays Critical Role in Investigating Whether Sonic Waves Can Help Treat Advanced Heart Disease

April 2021

Cassie Opens Up and Tells Us What’s Going On With Her Heart

The Bert Show

April 2021

Healthy Living: Women Can Prevent High Blood Pressure By Managing Stress

Covington News

March 2021

Piedmont Heart First to Offer WATCHMAN FLX

February 2021

Piedmont Now Offering Atrial Fibrillation Program at Clinics Across Metro Atlanta

February 2021

Local Doctor Explains Why Heart, Stroke Patients Especially Need the COVID-19 Vaccine

WSB-TV

February 2021

Caring for Georgia’s Broken Hearts

Georgia Trend

February 2021

Cardiologist Focused on Treating Heart Failure Joins Piedmont Heart Institute

January 2021

Edwards Treats First Patient In U.S. Clinical Trial Evaluating Minimally Invasive Device For Mitral Valve Disease (Piedmont’s Dr. Thourani is Principal Investigator)

BioSpace

December 2020

Women's Heart Programs Offered Virtually, Help Women Stay Healthy During Pandemic

The Coweta Shopper

November 2020

Piedmont Fayette Only Hospital in Georgia Named America's 100 Best for Coronary Intervention, Stroke Care, and Critical Care

October 2020

Kandzari Named Chief of Piedmont Heart Institute

September 2020

Piedmont Performs Its First Procedure as Part of CLASP IID Trial Involving Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair System

September 2020

Finding Ways to Thrive During the Pandemic Thanks to Women's Heart Online Wellness Program

Fox 5

September 2020

Confounding Factors in Renal Denervation Trials

Hypertension

September 2020

Piedmont Healthcare Among Top Performing Healthcare Systems for Treatment of Heart Attack Patients

August 2020

Doctors Seeing Heart Issues as Lasting Side Effects in COVID-19 Patients

WSB-TV

August 2020

Piedmont Atlanta First Hospital in U.S. to Earn Extracorporeal Life Support Program Certification

August 2020

Piedmont Heart Adds Six New Cardivascular Specialists

August 2020

Piedmont Participating in Large International Trial to Study Ventilation, ECMO on COVID Patients

July 2020

Cardiology Game Changers: 7 Leaders Weigh In

Becker’s Hospital Review

June 2020

Teleflex Announces First Patient Enrollment in CTO-PCI IDE Study

Teleflex Inc.

June 2020

Athens Cardiologist Puts Her Heart Into Her Life, Work

Athens Banner-Herald

June 2020

Dr. Kenneth Taylor Named to Leadership Atlanta

Leadership Atlanta

June 2020

CDC Says Georgia Will See 40,000 More Deaths Than This Time Last Year – Not Counting Coronavirus

WSB-TV

June 2020

Cardiothoracic Surgeons Offer Compassion, Perseverance, and Experience during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Society of Thoracic Surgeons

May 2020

Crisis Plans for APPs Reduces COVID19 Exposure and Risks

AAPA

April 2020

Global COVID Grand Rounds

CTSNet

April 2020

Rooms to Go Founder Makes $1M Gift Towards Marcus Tower at Piedmont Atlanta Early Activation

April 2020

Piedmont Heart Named a Top Research Site in Phase 3 VICTORIA Clinical Trial for Patients with Worsening Chronic Heart Failure

February 2020

Piedmont Rockdale Cardiology Department Earns Echo Reaccreditation

February 2020

Dr. Catherine Marti Named Piedmont Heart's Physician of the Year

February 2020

Heart Transplant Gives Athens Man a Second Chance

February 2020

Radial Access Nearing 50 Percent of PCI Volume in the U.S.

Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology

February 2020

New Screening Helps Georgia Women Identify Heart Disease Before It's Too Late

February 2020

Heart Screening 'Saved My Life' Says Survivor

February 2020

Calcium Scoring CT Scan Provides Wake-up Call to Former ELHS Track Coach

Henry Herald

February 2020

Piedmont Rockdale Now Offers Calcium Score Screening for Heart Disease

February 2020

Five-Year Outcomes of Transcatheter or Surgical Aortic-Valve Replacement

New England Journal of Medicine

January 2020

A Second Opinion Can Make a Big Difference

Fox 5 Atlanta

January 2020

Piedmont Heart Institute Opens in Walton County

January 2020

Piedmont Heart Institute First in Georgia to Use New Minimally-Invasive Approach for Treating Heart Failure

December 2019

Timing of Intervention in Aortic Stenosis

New England Journal of Medicine

November 2019

Renowned Surgeon Vinod Thourani, M.D., Joins Piedmont Heart Institute

November 2019

Piedmont Hospitals Earn Chest Pain Center Accreditation

November 2019

Aortic Stenosis: The Emperor's New Clothes

Journal of the American College of Cardiology

October 2019

Novel Multiphase Assessment for Predicting Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Obstruction Before Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement

JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions

October 2019

Paclitaxel Devices in PAD: Debate Continues but Mortality Risk Cannot Be Ignored

Medscape

October 2019

Piedmont Fayette is Only Hospital in Georgia Named America's 100 Best for 4 Service Lines

October 2019

Grateful Patient Donates $40,000 for CPET Equipment

October 2019

GIFT Supports Magill-Miller Advanced Heart Failure Clinic

September 2019

Short-term Results with Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement for Treatment of Left Ventricular Assist Device Patients with Symptomatic Aortic Insufficiency

Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation

September 2019

Five-Year Outcomes after PCI or CABG for Left Main Coronary Disease

New England Journal of Medicine

September 2019

Piedmont Heart on the Cutting Edge of Advanced Cardiovascular Imaging

September 2019

Medical Breakthrough for Heart Patients (TAVR patient story)

WSB-TV

September 2019

30 Signs of Deadly Health Conditions Hiding in Plain Sight

Best Life

August 2019

Ablative Solutions Announces Piedmont Heart is First Center Worldwide to Enroll and Randomize a Patient in TARGET BP I Clinical Trial

Cardiac Vascular News

July 2019

Piedmont Heart Institute Participates in Landmark Study Using Sonic Pressure Waves to Treat Heart Artery Blockages

July 2019

Piedmont Athens Among Nation’s Top Performing Hospitals for Heart Attack Treatment for Second Consecutive Year

July 2019

Heart Failure for People Under 65 is Rising: How to Reduce Your Risk

Healthline

July 2019

Survivor: Allen Brady Has Made it Through 6 Years as POW and Aortic Valve Disease

Eye on Veterans Radio Show

June 2019

White Meat May Be Just As Bad For You as Red Meat

Fox 5

June 2019

Georgia Woman Survives Aortic Aneurysm Scare

Fox 5

June 2019

Piedmont Atlanta is First Hospital in U.S. to Use New Minimally Invasive Valve Replacement Technology in Patient with Bicuspid Aortic Disease

May 2019

Cigna Foundation Grant Helps Aid Expansion of Women's Heart Program in Fayette, Coweta

April 2019

Women Under 50 Having More Heart Attacks, Doctors Say

WSB-TV

April 2019

Piedmont Heart Physicians Co-Author LVAD Study

March 2019

Heart Failure Patient Donates to Hospital That Gave Him Hope

Fox 5

March 2019

Piedmont Atlanta and Athens Named Centers of Excellence for TCAR Procedure

March 2019

Heart Attack Survivor Urges Women to Listen To Their Heart

March 2019

What a Mammogram Can Tell You About Your Heart

February 2019

15 Things That Happen to Your Body When You Cut Back on Salt

Reader's Digest

February 2019

Medtronic Resolute Drug-Eluting Stent Platform Receives Expanded Indication for Treatment of Chronic Total Occlusion

Medtronic

February 2019

Why Are There More Heart Attacks on Monday?

First Coast News

February 2019

FDA Approves BIOTRONIK's Ultrathin Orsiro Stent for the Treatment of Coronary Artery Disease

PR Newswire

February 2019

Piedmont Columbus Regional Introduces Cardiomems to Monitor Patients at Home

WTVM

February 2019

American Heart Association Promotes Go Red for Women

WSBTV

February 2019

Prognostic Value of Vasodilator Stress Cardiac MRI

JAMA Cardiology

February 2019

Free Yoga Class for Women Focuses on the Heart

February 2019

Heart Disease Bigger Threat to Women than Breast Cancer, Says Athens Cardiologist

February 2019

Samsky Family Pledges $11 Million Gift to Piedmont Heart

January 2019

Open Heart Surgery Didn't Keep This State Rep From Being Sworn In

11 Alive

January 2019

Most Talked About Articles from 2018

Journal of American College Cardiology

January 2019

Piedmont Heart Performs First Two Tricuspid Valve Repair Procedures with the 4TECH TriCinch Coil System in the U.S.

December 2018

A Lifetime of Achievement for Dr. Cantwell of Piedmont Heart

December 2018

Athens Man Defies Odds with Recovery From Heart Problems

Athens Banner-Herald

November 2018

Bernie Marcus Tours Construction Site 24 Hours After Life-Saving Surgery

October 2018

Do Fish Oil Supplements Protect Heart Health?

Living Better with Piedmont

October 2018

11 New Cardiovascular Specialists Join Piedmont Heart

August 2018

Piedmont Atlanta Earns Top Quality Rating for CABG

June 2018

Patients Get Faster Life-Saving Treatment in States with Policies Allowing Direct Transport to Specialized Heart Attack Care Hospitals

Circulation

May 2018

Piedmont Athens Among Nation’s Top Performing Hospitals for Heart Attack Treatment

May 2018

Thought Leaders in the Field: Recent Research Recognition

April 2018

Dr. Sasidhar Guthikonda of Piedmont Fayette Has Best Stent Record in State

dexur.com

February 2018

Heart Screening Saves Local Woman's Life

WSB-TV

February 2018

Athens Opens Dedicated Inpatient Advanced Heart Failure Unit

January 2018

FDA Approves EluNIR Drug-Eluting Stent

tctmd.com.com

December 2017

Georgia College Baseball Player Gives Thanks for a New Heart

11alive.com

November 2017

Atlanta Chef Lightens Up Fattening Thanksgiving Dishes

fox5atlanta.com

November 2017

Donated Wetsuit Helps Heart Patient Return to the Water, Teach Granddaughter to Swim

11alive.com

October 2017

Piedmont Newnan Expands Cardiology Services

October 2017

Piedmont Athens Regional Cardiology is Now Piedmont Heart Institute

October 2017

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