Tag: Structural Disorders
Transcatheter Heart Valve Treatment May Benefit More Patients
Did you know that heart disease remains the leading cause of death in the United States? Thankfully, advances in treatment are changing the lives of patients with heart disease.
A Guide to Mitral and Aortic Valve Repair and Replacement
This article explores conditions that can damage mitral and aortic heart valves, and the surgical treatments used to repair or replace a valve.
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.
Lifesaving Cardiac Procedure Restores Health and Joy for Grateful Patient
To treat her severe aortic stenosis, Sabina Barry underwent a cutting-edge alternative to open-heart surgery, known as Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR). Brigham Health offers the largest TAVR program in New England with the highest volume.
The Long Journey to Heart Transplant
David Kenney, a resident of Arlington, Massachusetts, commutes on his bike eight miles to his office in Boston’s Back Bay year-round. In July, it was no different. Except this time, the 54-year-old was biking with a new heart.
The Brigham Treats Patient with High-Risk Heart Condition, Saving Her Life
Two years ago, Ann Taylor experienced a heart attack and was rushed to the Brigham, where it was discovered that three out of four major arteries to her heart were 99 perfect blocked. Deepak Bhatt, MD, performed a risky surgery on Ann that offered only a 20 percent change of survival.