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|Coronary Stents for Artery Blockages|
William Herzog, Jr., M.D., discusses what a coronary stent is and why a patient may need one.
|Diagnostic Testing for Heart Disease|
Alexander Chudnovsky, M.D. describes the different tests for heart disease including ECG, echo, cardiac stress tests, cardiac catheterization, angioplasty, cardiac cat scans and MRI.
|Hear one patient’s incredible story about how cardiac rehabilitation has improved his health.|
At age 37 in 1984, Jim Greco had his first heart attack. Today, at age 66, he has rebounded from a series of significant cardiac events, including a heart transplant three years ago at The Johns Hopkins Hospital.
|Heart Attack Symptoms and Prevention|
Cardiologist, Michael E. Silverman, M.D., describes the symptoms of a heart attack, who is most at risk, and what you can do to keep your heart healthy.
|Heart Attack Symptoms for Women versus Men|
Cardiologist, Adrian Le Preston, M.D., describes how heart attack symptoms may be different for women and what signs to watch out for.
|How to Maintain Your Heart Health|
Cardiologist, Adrian Le Preston, M.D., explains the risk factors for coronary heart disease and life changes you can make to maintain your heart health.
|Implantable Cardiac Devices|
In this two-video series, Eric Schwartz, M.D., describes different types of implantable devices including pacemakers, defibrillators and loop recorders.
|Learn more about cardiac rehabilitation.|
Patients who have had a heart attack or other cardiac condition can greatly benefit from the Cardiac Rehabilitation Program at Howard County General Hospital.
|What is a heart murmur?|
Pediatric Cardiologist, Janet Scheel, M.D., explains what a heart murmur is, how one is detected, and which types you and your physician should be concerned about.
|Why call 9-1-1 if you experience heart attack symptoms?|
Physicians from Cardiology Specialists of Central Maryland explain why it is vital to call 9-1-1 if you are experiencing heart attack symptoms and how the PAAMI program saves lives.
|Gallstones, Gallbladder "Attack" Symptoms and Surgical Treatment|
Dr. Kevin Pei, a Johns Hopkins general surgeon practicing full-time at HCGH, discusses gallbladder "attack" symptoms and treatment options.
|Room 4117 (A look at humanity in geriatric care)|
The daughter of a former patient at Howard County General Hospital expresses her gratitude for the compassionate care given to her elderly father.
|HCEDA Names HCGH Technology Company of the Year|
Jim Young, HCGH Chief Financial Officer, discusses recent technological advances at Howard County General Hospital.
|Elbow Pain and Injury Treatment|
In this series of five videos, Orthopedic Surgeon, Khurram Pervaiz, M.D., describes common elbow problems including throwing injuries, nerve problems such as cubital tunnel syndrome, elbow arthritis, tennis elbow, and elbow fractures.
|Shoulder Pain and Injury Treatment|
In this series of four videos, Orthopedic Surgeon, Uma Srikumaran, M.D., describes the symptoms of common shoulder ailments and the surgical and non-surgical treatment options.
|Treatment for Back & Chronic Pain|
In this video, Dr. Mark Matsunaga describes how peripheral nerve stimulation (PNS) is used to treat chronic pain.
|Pediatric Surgery at HCGH|
In this video series, Dr. Jeffrey Lukish, a Johns Hopkins pediatric general surgeon, describes surgical treatment options for conditions including pyloric stenosis, inguinal hernias, and appendicitis in children.
|Stroke Symptoms & Rehabilitation|
In this 2-video series, George Groman, M.D., discusses the risk factors for stroke, symptoms, treatment, and rehabilitation after a stroke.
|Stroke Support Group Interviews|
Hear some of the stories from participants in HCGH's monthly stroke support group meetings, where patients and families get information on risk factors and advice on how to remain living independently at home.
|What should you do if you suspect a stroke?|
Neurologist, Eric Aldrich, M.D.,describes the warning signs of stroke and what to do.
|A Micro-Preemie's Fight: Emily's NICU Story|
Throughout their long and extremely emotional experience, Moira Mattingly and her husband, Jeff, credit the entire HCGH NICU staff with helping them navigate the difficult and confusing journey.
|A Mother's NICU Experience|
Hear about her emotional roller coaster and how she was able to work with the compassionate hospital staff to bring her baby home.
|Breastfeeding - A Howard County Mom's Perspective|
The strong support services and breastfeeding programs we have in place at the hospital make it possible for these new mothers to successfully continue to breastfeed long after they leave us.
|The Dominick Broccolino Story|
HCGH's long-time CEO, Vic Broccolino's own grandson needed the Level IIIb Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and also the specialized pediatric heart care available at the Johns Hopkins Children's Center.
|Having a Baby at HCGH|
Please join us on a virtual tour of Howard County General Hospital's labor and delivery unit, nursery, and maternal-child unit.
|High Risk Pregnancies|
As a woman enters pregnancy she may have existing risk factors, develop problems during pregnancy or during labor. 5-video series presented by Donna Neale, M.D.