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Department of Cardiac Surgery

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Administrative Office
5209 Medical Center East
1215 21st Ave. S.
Nashville, TN 37232
(615) 936-8223

Adult Appointments
(615) 322-2318

Pediatric Appointments
(615) 343-6525

Research

 

Research in Cardiac Surgery

Research at Vanderbilt has had a long and distinguished history. Beginning with Dr. Alfred Blalock’s experiments in shock to modern genomics today, Vanderbilt Cardiac Surgery continues to be dedicated to discovery and scientific inquiry.

The Cardiac Surgery Laboratory is a core lab that cohorts students, fellows, faculty and basic scientist collaborators to explore relevant questions in modern cardiovascular care.

MOMEMTUM 3 Clinical Trials
As part of its ongoing commitment to provide excellent care for heart failure patients in Tennessee and the Southeastern U.S., Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute recently became the first medical center in the state to implant the HeartMate 3, a novel mechanical circulatory support device.

Vanderbilt Heart is currently one of 60 select centers chosen to evaluate the HeartMate 3, a left ventricular assist device (LVAD), as part of the MOMENTUM 3 trial, which is expected to enroll more than 1,000 patients nationwide. Story Link

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