Heart & Vascular

All Heart and Vascular Q & A

All Heart & Vascular Q & A Videos

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Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) Q&A

Dr. John Conte and Dr. Jon Resar discuss which patients with aortic stenosis are appropriate for evaluation for transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), how the procedure works, and who is eligible.

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Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS) Q & A

Dr. Ying Wei Lum, assistant professor of surgery, describes thoracic outlet syndrome, when to refer a patient, different treatment options and what makes it controversial.

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Fenestrated Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm Repair | Q&A

James Black, MD Associate Professor of Surgery Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy

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Carotid Artery Disease and Stroke: Prevention and Treatment | Q&A

Professor of Surgery, Dr. Bruce Perler discusses causes, symptoms, risk factors and treatment of carotid artery disease and stroke.

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Avoiding Leg Amputations Due to Peripheral Arterial Disease | Q&A

Johns Hopkins Medicine Vascular Surgeon Dr. Thomas Reifsnyder discusses symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of severe peripheral arterial disease (PAD). He also shares insight on how to avoid limb amputations, including leg and foot removal.

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Varicose Veins, Spider Veins, and Venous Ulcers | Q&A

Vascular surgeon Jennifer Heller discusses causes, symptoms, and risk factors of varicose veins, spider veins and venous ulcers.

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Varicose Vein Treatment | Q&A

Vascular surgeon Jennifer Heller discusses treatments for varicose veins, spider veins and venous ulcers, such as compression stockings and surgical options.

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About Abdominal Aortic and Thoracic Aneurysms | Q&A

Assistant Professor of Surgery Dr. Christopher Abularrage and Associate Professor of Surgery James Black discuss abdominal and thoracic aortic aneurysms.

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Abdominal & Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm Treatment: Open Surgery | Q&A

Associate Professor of Surgery Dr. James Black discusses open surgery for abdominal and thoracic aortic aneurysms, including the procedure and recovery.

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Minimally Invasive Surgery for Aortic Aneurysms | Q&A

Assistant Professor of Surgery Christopher Abularrage discusses minimally invasive surgery for abdominal and thoracic aortic aneurysms, including the procedure and recovery.

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Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) | Q&A

John Conte, professor of surgery, and Jon Resar, associate professor of medicine, discuss the transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) procedure—one of the treatment options for aortic stenosis. They also share insights on eligibility, risks, recovery and benefits of TAVR.

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Heart Transplant in Children: What Can Be Done While Waiting for a Transplant | Q&A

Johns Hopkins Heart Surgeon, Dr. Luca Vricella, discusses what can be done while children wait for a heart transplant. He reviews associated conditions, surgery preparations, and treatment options. To schedule an appointment, call 410-614-1501

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Heart Transplant in Children: Surgery and Quality of Life Afterwards | Q&A

Heart Surgeon Dr. Luca Vricella discusses pediatric heart transplants. He reviews what the surgery entails, recovery, and quality of life.

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What is Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)? | Q&A

Vascular surgeon Mahmoud Malas discusses symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of peripheral arterial disease.

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How Is Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) Treated? | Q&A

Vascular surgeon Mahmoud Malas discusses treatment options for peripheral arterial disease and explains what to expect during recovery for surgical procedures.