Just weeks after he recovered from COVID-19, Al Brown, a 31-year-old father of two, suffered heart failure related to the virus. A heart transplant at UChicago Medicine saved his life.
A groundbreaking national study, led at UChicago Medicine by cardiologist Tamar Polonsky, MD, will help experts understand how to maximize brain health in older adults.
Chronic blood clots in his lungs (CTEPH) were making James Jackson's heart work harder and causing shortness of breath. A new minimally invasive procedure opened narrowed blood vessels, restored blood flow and gave Jackson a better quality of life.