Each year more than 1.5 million Americans receive percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) or angioplasty to open blockages in their coronary arteries. While generally safe, the risk of post-procedure bleeding remains the most common non-cardiac side effect, occurring in about 2 percent of patients and resulting in higher costs of care and increasing the risk of early and late death.

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Older adults who present at Saint Luke's Hospital with bone fractures will benefit from expedited care through a new program designed to foster a more rapid and complete recovery.

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Robert H. West is the 2010 Saint Luke's Hospital Foundation Fellow award recipient for his lifelong support of Saint Luke's Hospital. The award recognizes individuals who have given time, expertise, and charitable support to advance research, education, and medical programs at Saint Luke's.

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Cardiologist Tracy Stevens, M.D., has been appointed to the Scientific Advisory Council for WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease based in Washington, D.C. WomenHeart is the nation's only patient advocacy organization solely dedicated to supporting the 42 million American women living with or at risk for heart disease.

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The Saint Luke's Center for Surgical Weight Loss has been named an American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence®.

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Hedrick Medical Center is pleased to welcome podiatrist, Eric James, DPM, to the medical team.

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Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute—one of the leading outcomes research centers in the nation—is seeking highly motivated, talen

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Cynvenio Biosystems, Inc., a leader in liquid biopsy technology for cancer research and personalized medicine, today announced the launch of a new breast cancer monitoring study in partnership with Saint Luke’s Cancer Institute in Kansas City, Missouri.

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The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), the world’s largest specialty nursing organization, announces its board of directors for fiscal year 2018, with terms effective July 1, 2017. Saint Luke's Health System Director of Regulatory Readiness, Lisa Riggs, MSN, RN, APRN-BC, CCRN-K was named President-Elect.

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Saint Luke’s Hospital has been recognized on U.S. News & World Report’s 2017-18 Best Hospitals rankings, released today. The rankings, now in their 28th year, recognize hospitals that excel in treating the most challenging patients.

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Untreated central sleep apnea can not only lead to extreme fatigue and memory loss but also much more severe side effects including di

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Kansas City Business Journal healthcare reporter, Elise Reuter, examines clinical trial options for cancer patients in Kansas City and

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The hallway to Seabrun “Candy” Hunter’s apartment seemed to get longer every day.

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It was a few days into January 2016, and Mark Shuster was within hours of death.

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On the day after Andrew Widman returned home from Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City with his new heart, his wife, Vicki, drove him

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Untreated central sleep apnea can not only lead to extreme fatigue and memory loss but also much more severe side effects including di

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Kansas City Business Journal healthcare reporter, Elise Reuter, examines clinical trial options for cancer patients in Kansas City and

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Two years ago, Sesame Workshop, the program’s educational arm, created “

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Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute—one of the leading outcomes research centers in the nation—is seeking highly motivated, talen

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