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Welcome to the Center for Comprehensive Cardiovascular Care at SLU Hospital

It’s a new approach to heart care. SLUCare cardiologists and cardiac surgeons at Saint Louis University Hospital have developed a more patient-focused, individualized concept with the Center for Comprehensive Cardiovascular Care – the “C4.”

Co-directed by SLUCare physicians Michael Lim, MD and Richard Lee, MD, the new center is housed on the hospital’s main campus and is highlighted by their specialized team’s fusion of what are normally two separate services – cardiology and cardiac surgery. This ensures that heart patients have all their medical teams working collaboratively to provide the best possible care.


STUDY: Niacin May Bring Health Risks


July 18, 2014, ST. LOUIS – Millions of Americans take the drug niacin to lower their cholesterol, but a new study in the New England Journal of Medicine says niacin not only shows no added benefit, but brings an increased…


Too Much Salt in Our Diets


June 21, 2014, ST. LOUIS — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration may soon introduce voluntary guidelines that would reduce the amount of sodium in the American diet. “The more salt that we eat, the higher our blood pressures are,…

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SLU Again Only Hospital in Region Recognized With Gold Plus Award for Both Heart Failure and Stroke


May 28, 2014, ST. LOUIS – For the second consecutive year, Saint Louis University Hospital is the only hospital in the St. Louis region to earn the American Heart Association’s Get With the Guidelines (GWTG) Gold Plus performance award for…

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Stroke Month Twitter Chat


May 12, 2014, ST. LOUIS – Questions about stroke? May is stroke awareness month and experts from Saint Louis University Hospital will help answer your questions through two national Twitter chats this month presented by the American Heart Association. Send…

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Heart Walk 2014 – Thank You, St. Louis!


May 12, 2014, ST. LOUIS – Thank you for helping the American Heart Association raise more than $1.1 million in the fight against heart disease at Saturday’s 2014 Metro St. Louis Heart Walk at Busch Stadium. Saint Louis University Hospital…

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As a heart patient, it’s important to understand the potential repercussions that come with any treatment decision. Fortunately, you have the power to influence your overall cardiac care experience. Start by exploring your options. Empower yourself with better information to make the best decision for your heart health. Most importantly, partner with a proven team of cardiac specialists who will work to provide you with the best outcome possible.