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Heart Valve Repair Surgery

Heart Valve Repair Surgery Every year, about 65,000 heart valves are repaired or replaced in the United States.1 Over five million people in the country have moderate to severe heart valve disease, and over half of people over age 70 have some form of valvular dysfunction.2 The signs may be subtle at first. Valve problems […]

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Surgical & Non-Surgical Treatment Options for Atrial Fibrillation

Surgical & Non-Surgical Treatment Options for Atrial Fibrillation Atrial fibrillation is an irregular heartbeat or arrhythmia that is characterized by a quivering or abnormally rapid beating of the heart. Also referred to as AFib, the condition, according to the American Heart Association (AHA), affects about 2.7 million individuals in the U.S. It significantly increases a […]



Myths “Things Doc wants you to know…” Just the words heart disease can be scary. But there are many myths surrounding this term and with the right information and action, you can prevent heart failure or help to improve your health even after diagnosis. Listed below are the most common myths about heart failure: Myth: […]



When and how are veins treated? The most commonly asked questions are: “Do veins require treatment?” and “What treatment is best?” Veins that affect your activities of daily living or cause leg pain, swelling (edema), recurrent superficial blood clots, bulging or protruding varicosities, lipodermatosclerosis (skin discoloration), bleeding, or ulceration are prime candidates for treatment. Veins […]