4 Questions You May Have About Scleroderma

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

Chat With a Doctor: Marfan Syndrome and Aorta Disease

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

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Chat With a Doctor: Pulmonary Hypertension

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