Heart & Vascular
EVAR Surgery (Percutaneous Endovascular Aneurysm Repair)
University of Maryland Medical Center vascular surgeon Dr. Shahab Toursavadkohi, Dr. Tour for short, talks you through EVAR Surgery, a minimally-invasive procedure to repair aneurysms.
Aortic Valve Bypass Surgery
Aortic valve bypass surgery provides an alternative treatment option to traditional aortic valve replacement for patients who are at a high risk of developing aortic valve stenosis.
Minimally Invasive Direct Coronary Artery Bypass (MIDCAB)
Brad Taylor, MD, cardiac surgeon and coronary revascularization specialist, discusses robotic MIDCAB procedure.
Acute Aortic Emergencies
Brad Taylor, MD, cardiac surgeon, talks about acute aortic emergencies and the importance of multidisciplinary approach to treating aortic disease.
Wallace Johnson, MD, cardiologist and hypertension specialist, discusses the dangers of uncontrolled hypertension, how to properly diagnose the condition and ways to treat it.
A-fib and Lariat Procedure
Vincent See, MD, electrophysiologist, discusses atrial fibrillation and how procedures like the Lariat are helping to prevent stroke in a-fib patients.
Vincent See, MD, electrophysiologist, discusses the importance of cardiogenetics and how it is changing diagnosis and treatment for some patients with cardiovascular disease.
Si Pham, MD, cardiac surgeon and heart/lung transplant specialist, talks about how heart transplantation has evolved, the shortage of donors and the importance of ventricular assist devices.