Experts Discuss Trans-Aortic Valve Replacement

“The genie is out of the bottle,” said Cleveland Clinic cardiologist E. Murat Tuzcu, MD, as he introduced the session on trans-aortic valve replacement (TAVR) at Shaping the Future of Cardiovascular Care, an international symposium held at Cleveland Clinic October 5-7, 2011. The “genie” in question is TAVR itself . TAVR could potentially be an … Read More

It Can Be Shocking…

When 57-year-old Pat Karg went in for a routine physical, she got some unexpected news about her heart. “It can be shocking for anyone to go in for a routine surgery and find out you need heart surgery,” says Rich Besser, MD, host of ABC News’ “Medical Moments”. In this segment, Dr. Besser tells how … Read More

Robin Williams in A Heart to Heart

To benefit the Sydell & Arnold Miller Family Heart & Vascular Institute Robin Williams on the heels of his hit Broadway show “Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo,” gets real in a live interview with special guest David Steinberg at 8 p.m. Saturday, September 24, at Cleveland’s Playhouse Square State Theatre. In gratitude to his … Read More

Valve Replacement from the Inside

Conventional aortic valve repair is a very successful operation.  Most patients who have the narrowing of the aortic valve known as aortic stenosis should have their valves replaced or repaired in the usual way: through an incision in the chest. But there is a small minority of patients who are too old, weak or unstable … Read More

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