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Aortic Procedures in Children

Heart Health
If your child is among the one in every 100 babies who is born with congenital heart disease, you know it can lead to serious defects. Some defects can cause an enlargement of the aorta, the body’s main artery, which carries blood from the heart to the body. Find out from Luca Vricella how he and the pediatric cardiac surgery team at the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center help children just like yours.
 

Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia ARVD/VC

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Arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia (ARVD) is a rare but serious inherited heart disorder and a common cause of sudden cardiac death in young people. ARVD causes heart muscle to be replaced by fibrous and fatty tissue, leading to arrhythmias and heart failure. Learn from Johns Hopkins cardiologist Hugh Calkins and genetic counselor Brittney Murray as they discuss diagnosis and treatment of this hereditary condition.
 

Latest Information on Atrial Fibrillation Management

Heart Health

Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common cardiac arrhythmia, affecting more than 33 million people worldwide. Hugh Calkins, M.D., director of the Johns Hopkins Cardiac Arrhythmia Service, discusses the latest developments impacting AF management, including a review of the recent AF guidelines, the latest AF ablation techniques and strategies for stroke prevention.

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Know your Heart - A Guide to Heart Disease for Women

Heart Health

In this informative session, Pamela Ouyang, M.D., director of the Johns Hopkins Women’s Cardiovascular Health Center, covers the key differences between men and women, including risks for and development of heart attacks and heart failure. 

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Management Options for Hypertension

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Join cardiologist Oscar Cingolani, M.D., as he discusses the risks, warning signs and treatment options for hypertension and resistant hypertension.

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Four Simple Steps for a Healthier Life

Heart Health

Roger Blumenthal, M.D. and Michael Blaha, M.D. elaborate on four common-sense lifestyle behaviors that can protect you from heart disease and stroke.

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Know Your Risk: PAD and Other Vascular Diseases

Heart Health

Learn how to identify your risk of peripheral artery disease and what you can to do reduce your risk from Drs. Bruce Perler and Christopher Abularrage.

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ABCs of Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease: Lifestyle Choices and your Heart

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Drs. Roger Blumenthal and Dominique Ashen give simple, helpful advice for preventing cardiovascular disease. Learn more about preventative cardiology.

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Coronary Artery Disease: Diagnosis and Treatment

Heart Health

Learn about cholesterol and coronary artery disease from Drs. Edward Kasper and David Yuh.

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Men’s Heart Health – Are You Ignoring the Warning Signs?

Heart Health

Drs. Gordon Tomaselli and Steven Jones clarifies the often overlooked warning signs of heart disease. Learn how to best identify and maintain your heart health.

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Treatment Options for Ventricular Tachycardia

Heart Health

Dr. Saman Nazarian reviews different heart rhythm abnormalities and various patient cases.

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Catheter Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation

Heart Health

Join Dr. Hugh Calkins as he walks through the catheter ablation options available for patients with atrial fibrillation, including the health outcomes and risks of the varied procedures.

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Medical Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation

Heart Health

Dr. Joseph Marine weighs the benefits and risk of medical treatment for atrial fibrillation. Learn how to best prevent blood clots with medicine.

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Atrial Fibrillation

Heart Health

Dr. Sunil Sinha gives a brief overview of atrial fibrillation. Learn the common signs and symptoms of this condition.

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Heart of a Woman

Heart Health

Dr. Lili Barouch explains key differences between men and women’s heart health. Women often present different risk factors and symptoms than men.

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Sudden Cardiac Arrest: Education for Cardiac Patients and their Families

Heart Health

Drs. Sunil Sinha, Joseph Marine and David Jackson identify risk factors and warning signs for sudden cardiac arrest. Learn what you should do in the event of SCA.

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Prevention of Heart Disease: What Should I Be Doing?

Heart Health

Learn effective strategies for preventing heart disease from Dr. Gordon Tomaselli as he walks you through the basics of heart health.

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Cholesterol: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Heart Health

Dr. Roger Blumenthal gives helpful tips to lower cholesterol and improve overall health

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Cardiovascular Health: A Heart to Heart

Heart Health

Dr. Nancy Strahan identifies simple lifestyle changes that can improve your heart health and weight.

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Cardiovascular Health: A Heart to Heart

Heart Health

Dr. Nancy Strahan identifies simple lifestyle changes that can improve your heart health and weight.

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