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UK Gill Heart Institute partners with The Christ Hospital in Cincinnati for heart treatment trial

The University of Kentucky’s HealthCare’s Gill Heart Institute and The Christ Hospital in Cincinnati have partnered to test a new treatment for adults with congenital heart disease. The COMPASSION Trial will test the efficacy of the Sapien 3 valve as a replacement for a diseased pulmonary valve. The Sapien 3 has already been approved for replacement of the aortic valve. The COMPASSION...

High schoolers from across region get chance to observe a live surgery at Christ Hospital

Hundreds of high school students from across Greater Cincinnati, including a number from Northern Kentucky, will have a unique opportunity on Tuesday, Oct. 28. They will observe a live surgery at The Christ Hospital, take a tour and lunch at The Christ College of Nursing and Health Sciences.   The 16th Annual Live Surgery Experience, presented by the nursing college, is intended to give students...