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An Introduction to Coronary Artery Disease
Coronary artery disease, or coronary heart disease, affects more than 16 million Americans. This overview covers symptoms of coronary artery disease and treatment options from standard cases to the most complex.
7 Things You Should Know About TAVR
For those diagnosed with aortic valve stenosis, the minimally invasive procedure, known as transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), has become a quicker and less invasive option for appropriate patients.
An Introduction to Hearth Rhythm Disorders
In an arrhythmia, abnormal electrical signals through the heart muscle may cause the heart to beat too fast (tachycardia), too slow (bradycardia), or irregularly. This introduction covers the various types of arrhythmias, symptoms, and treatment options.
Carrying Hope: Determination Takes Yoga Teacher Over the Boston Marathon Finish Line
During a yoga class, Russ Vanderpool was leading a series of squats when a sudden, excruciating headache sent him to the floor. At Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Vanderpool was diagnosed with both an aneurysm and a rare brain condition called arteriovenous malformation (AVM).