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Treating Heart Rhythms with Innovative Technology
Treating Heart Rhythms with Innovative Technology

Abnormal heart rhythms, or arrhythmias, can lead to heart failure if left untreated. Duke heart rhythm specialists use minimally invasive techniques and cuttin ...

Mitral Valve Repair Expertise Leads Cyclist to Duke
Mitral Valve Repair Expertise Leads Cyclist to Duke

When Simon Griffiths learned he needed mitral valve repair, he chose the surgeon with the most experience.

Cutting-Edge Treatment for Heart Disease
Cutting-Edge Treatment for Heart Disease

After battling heart disease for more than two decades, Jim Whitaker underwent bypass surgery to repair and replace all of his diseased arteries. "My quality o ...

Sleep doctor sleeps easy after lung cancer treatment
Sleep doctor sleeps easy after lung cancer treatment

Greenville neurologist John Gibbs knew Duke was where he wanted to be treated after learning he had lung cancer. “My doctors listened, and they are so competen ...

For Us, It Came Down to Quality
For Us, It Came Down to Quality

After moving to Cary from New York, the Zeins researched the best medical care in the Triangle, and choose Duke because it gave them access to a host of pediat ...

Clinical Trials: To Give and to Get
Clinical Trials: To Give and to Get

Thousands of people participate in clinical trials at Duke each year, for the benefit of themselves and others.

Treating Atrial Fibrillation at Duke Raleigh
Treating Atrial Fibrillation at Duke Raleigh

Duke heart specialists treat atrial fibrillation with minimally invasive and complex procedures at Duke Raleigh Hospital's catheterization lab. Before it opene ...

Investigational Procedure May Help Lower High Blood Pressure
Investigational Procedure May Help Lower High Blood Pressure

Renal denervation is an experimental procedure that is being studied to treat resistant hypertension in people whose have been unable to control their high blo ...