November 2019 News

BASILICA provides option for high-risk heart patients

Sidakpal Panaich, MBBS, speaks with a patient
Cardiologists at University of Iowa’s Heart and Vascular Center are the first in the state to use a new procedure that makes heart valve replacement safer for some high-risk patients, many of whom had no other options before.

Heart of the matter

Mark Deakyne was watching a TV comedy with friends when he started laughing hysterically and uncontrollably. Standing up to get a drink, his heart began racing and he became so lightheaded he felt like he might pass out. Scared, Deakyne didn’t say anything to anyone.

Celebrating its 10th anniversary, UI Sports Medicine Clinic continues to grow

As it enters its second decade of service, the University of Iowa Sports Medicine Clinic continues to seek out new ways to benefit active people of all ages and skill levels.