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- Ventricular Tachycardia
- Ventricular Fibrillation
- Cardiac Rehab
- Cardiomyopathy and Heart Failure
- Carotid Artery Disease and Stroke
- Heart Valve Repair/ Replacement
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- Peripheral Arterial Disease
- Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
- Varicose Veins, Spider Veins and Venous Ulcers
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Take a virtual tour of the Heart and Vascular Institute at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. Meet our compassionate and highly trained staff, learn what to expect during your visit, and get a look at some of our procedure and surgical areas, patient rooms and on-site amenities.Play Now
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Fenestrated Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm Repair - Q&A
Associate Professor of Surgery James Black discusses a procedure which uses a fenestrated stent graft in the repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms. He shares insights on eligibility, risks and recovery.Play Now
Ventricular Restoration | Jack Brown’s Story
Years after New Jersey resident Jack Brown received a pacemaker and a defibrillator to steady his heart rhythm, he was told he would need a transplant. Brown struggled as he searched for options. A doctor in Philadelphia referred him to Johns Hopkins cardiac surgeon John Conte for ventricular restoration. Brown explains how this procedure gave him a new lease on life.Play Now
Minimally invasive robotic mitral valve repair at Johns Hopkins
When his heart valve started leaking, Jim Watkins wanted to avoid the most invasive surgery.Play Now
Q&A - Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Professor of Surgery John Conte and Associate Professor of Medicine Jon Resar discuss the Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) procedure -- one of the treatment options for aortic stenosis. They also share insights on eligibility, risks, recovery and benefits of TAVR.Play Now
Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) Q&A
Margaret Arnold is a vascular surgeon at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center who treats patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD). She discusses evaluating, diagnosing and treating PAD; risk factors for PAD; and how to prevent the disease.Play Now
Avoiding Leg Amputations due to Peripheral Arterial Disease
Johns Hopkins Medicine Vascular Surgeon Dr. Thomas Reifsnyder discusses symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of severe peripheral arterial disease (PAD). He also shares insight on how to avoid limb amputations, including leg and foot removal.Play Now| Transcript
What is thoracic outlet syndrome? How is it diagnosed and treated?
Vascular Surgeon Ying Wei Lum discusses testing, diagnosis and treatment options for thoracic outlet syndrome.Play Now
Surgical Treatment for Thoracic Outlet Syndrome | Mark's Story
When Mark Norwich was determined to find a treatment for thoracic outlet syndrome that would allow him to start in his college football program. The Norwich family traveled from New York City to Baltimore to see Dr. Ying Wei Lum. Mark and his family tell the story of the surgical treatment, rehabilitation and recovery from thoracic outlet syndrome.Play Now
Treatment for Thoracic Outlet Syndrome | Aaron's Story
Aaron Hoover first felt the shoulder pain while pitching in a college baseball game. After numerous tests and scans, Aaron's doctor found a blood clot — a major clue that he had Thoracic Outlet Syndrome. Aaron talks about his experience with the Johns Hopkins Thoracic Outlet Syndrome clinic, from surgery to recovery.Play Now
Heart Transplant in Children: What Can Be Done While Children Wait for a Heart Transplant
Johns Hopkins Heart Surgeon, Dr. Luca Vricella, discusses what can be done while children wait for a heart transplant. He reviews associated conditions, surgery preparations, and treatment options. To schedule an appointment, call 410-614-1501Play Now | Transcript
- Watch Gordon Tomaselli, MD, Chief of Cardiology and President of the American Heart Association appear on Maryland Public Television.
- American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2011 Presidential Address: Gordon G. Tomaselli, MD, FAHA
- Dr. Ronald Berger discusses cardiac defibrillators on Inside Science TV
- Watch Dr. Edward Kasper give a tour of a patient room in the Sheikh Zayed Tower.
Atrial Fibrillation Seminar Recap
Johns Hopkins cardiologists presented an atrial fibrillation seminar in the local community. Watch the videos from their presentations.
- Overview of Atrial Fibrillation presented by Sunil Sinha, M.D.
- Surgical Approach to Atrial Fibrillation presented by Ashish S. Shah, M.D.
- Medical Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation presented by Joseph E. Marine, M.D.
- Catheter Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation presented by Hugh G. Calkins, M.D.
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