Having heart disease doesn’t necessarily mean you shouldn’t get pregnant. Two Cleveland Clinic physicians discuss the risks.
Scleroderma is a rare disease of the autoimmune system that many people haven’t heard of. Yet recognizing the symptoms can help you get treatment faster – and provide the best chance for a successful outcome. The disease is characterized by hard skin — “sclero” means “thickening” and “derma” means “skin.” It is a disease in which dense, thick fibrous … Read More
A new drug for treating Group 1 pulmonary hypertension (also called pulmonary arterial hypertension) is being hailed as an improvement over earlier medications because it has been found to cause side effects in fewer patients, and it only needs to be taken once a day. Swiss pharmaceutical company Actelion recently received FDA approval for the … Read More
Register for Online Chat Ask questions and get answers about Marfan syndrome and aorta disease from Cleveland Clinic physicians during a live webchat Monday, Oct. 8, 2012, at noon (ET). Marfan Syndrome and Aorta Disease Live Web Chat: noon to 1 p.m. (ET) on Oct. 8, 2012 Register Featured ExpertVidyasagar Kalahasti, MD Staff Cardiologist Section … Read More
Register for Online Chat Do you have a question about pulmonary hypertension? Gustavo Heresi-Davila, MD, Department of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, and Nicholas G. Smedira, MD, Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, will answer your questions about this topic during a live webchat Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012, at noon (ET). Pulmonary Hypertension Live … Read More