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Cardiovascular Report - Winter 2017

The Winter 2017 edition of Cardiovascular Report from the Johns Hopkins Heart and Vascular Institute.

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Thoracic Outlet Syndrome - How Far Would You Go?

Thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS) is a rare condition that may affect the nerves, blood vessels or both. It can be caused by repetitive motion, weightlifting, injury or internal factors, such as growth of a tumor, cervical rib or weight gain.

Atrial Fibrillation and Procedures to Close the Left Atrial Appendage

Dr. Hugh Calkins, professor of cardiology and director of the Electrophysiology Laboratory and Arrhythmia Service, provides an overview of atrial fibrillation including diagnosis and treatment options.

Publish Date: 7/6/2016

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.

Publish Date: 1/20/2016

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.

Publish Date: 9/29/2015

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Atrial Fibrillation and Procedures to Close the Left Atrial Appendage

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Robotic Mitral Valve Repair and Maze Procedure – Insights from a Cardiac Surgeon and Cardiac Anesthesiologist Before Scrubbing In

Johns Hopkins cardiac surgeon Kaushik Mandal, M.D., and cardiac anesthesiologist Nadia Hensley, M.D., share insights on a robotic-assisted mitral valve repair and maze procedure.

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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

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