COVID19 Treatment for Patients with Cardiac Issues

COVID19 Treatment for Patients with Cardiac Issues

Hi, I am Mauricio Cohen. I am the director of the cardiac catheterization laboratory here at the University of Miami and an interventional cardiologist. We’re going through very difficult times facing one of the worst pandemics in human history with the Coronavirus COVID-19. This virus can cause a severe, acute respiratory syndrome, especially in patients […]

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“Kawasaki Disease” by Lucy Rubin for OPENPediatrics

“Kawasaki Disease” by Lucy Rubin for OPENPediatrics

Kawasaki Disease by Lucy Rubin and Dr. Lisa DiPietro. Learning Objectives. By the end of this video, the learner will be able to explain the pathophysiology of Kawasaki disease, recognize the clinical features and diagnostic criteria, describe the potential complications and discuss the important steps in managing a child with Kawasaki disease. Introduction. Kawasaki disease […]

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Meet Pediatric Cardiac Surgeon Peter J. Gruber, MD/PhD

Meet Pediatric Cardiac Surgeon Peter J. Gruber, MD/PhD

– We treat children from before birth as fetuses. Sometimes we meet moms when they get their 20-week screen to adults that come in and have had multiple operations over the course of their lives. The majority of the time, we can treat patients with an overall mortality of less than 1%. It is a […]

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TAVR Expertise for Aortic Stenosis Patients

(mellow music) – The aortic valve is the valve that sits between the left pumping chamber in the body. When the heart pumps blood out into the body, it pumps it through the aortic valve into the major blood vessel called the aorta. When a valve becomes stenotic, it begins to calcify, and so it […]

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Ask Dr. Story: Cardiac Testing

Hello, my name is Dr. Rod Story. Let’s talk about heart disease. If your family’s like mine, heart disease has played a big role in grandparents who passed away earlier than they should–and now that I’m getting to that age, I think about it too. Well I’d like invite you to come and visit with […]

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How to keep your heart healthy

How to keep your heart healthy

– If your goal is living a long, healthy life, according to medical experts, taking care of your heart needs to be a top priority, especially for women. Statistics show that every 80 seconds in the U.S. a woman dies of heart disease. In today’s Your Health Matters, physicians at Lee’s Summit Medical Center explain […]

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WHY BIOTRONIK: Innovation That Positively Impacts Physicians

BIOTRONIK’s vascular products are impacting physician practice. I think PK Papyrus is probably the most dramatic example of that. Working in the medical device field, it’s been very rare that I’ve actually sat down with a physician and the first thing that they do is thank me for bringing a product to market. And I’ve […]

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