Minimally Invasive TAVR Heart Procedure in Lexington, Kentucky

The TAVR procedure, also known as transcatheter aortic valve replacement, is a minimally invasive technique that requires only a small incision in the chest. Learn how Baptist Health uses TAVR to treat heart disease.

Are E-Cigarettes Bad for Your Heart?

What Are E-Cigarettes? Electronic cigarettes, also known as e-cigarettes, are battery-powered devices that allow the user to inhale vapors from liquid nicotine. They’re seen as...

The Effects of Stress on the Heart

How Does Stress Affect Your Heart? How does stress affect your heart? Stress is a condition in which your body reacts to a “threatening” situation...

Recovery After a Heart Attack

Understanding What Happens After a Heart Attack For people who have survived what is technically known as a myocardial infarction (MI) and their families, the...

The Science of a Broken Heart

Can a Broken Heart Cause Physical Pain? Most people have experienced emotional heartbreak. What is often break-up pain or pain from the death of a...

How Does Your Heart Work?

To understand how the heart works, you first have to understand the heart’s anatomy. The heart is a pump made up of muscle tissue and...

5 Silent Symptoms That May Indicate Heart Disease

Heart disease symptoms don’t always show up in in-your-face ways. Sometimes the clues are subtle. But first, the obvious: If you experience symptoms of a...

Symptoms of High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)

High blood pressure, otherwise known as hypertension, is a very common condition in adults and can be caused by a wide range of factors,...

Repairing Aortic Aneurysm with Less Invasive Operations in Louisville

Baptist Health surgeons perform endovascular aneurysm repair through the groin using CT scans and images. Learn about the techniques specialists use during aneurysm operations, such as the repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms.

Types of Diagnostic Medical Imaging Explained

Medical imaging is the process of creating visual representations of internal organs, bones, abnormal growths or inflammations, and other structures or areas. It is...

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Minimally Invasive TAVR Heart Procedure in Lexington, Kentucky

The TAVR procedure, also known as transcatheter aortic valve replacement, is a minimally invasive technique that requires only a small incision in the chest. Learn how Baptist Health uses TAVR to treat heart disease.