Meet patients that have undergone treatment at the Johns Hopkins Heart and Vascular Institute and learn what you can expect.
Treatment: combined heart-liver transplantation
Avid runner Kristine Stoehr started experiencing dangerous abnormal heart rhythms and was ultimately diagnosed with a rare condition called arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia/cardiomyopathy (ARVD/C).
Marion Bennett received a lifesaving heart transplant from Johns Hopkins Medicine.
Condition: aortic dissection
Rodney M. was airlifted to Johns Hopkins after experiencing sudden chest discomfort, leg numbness and excruciating pain.
Condition: atrial fibrillation (AFib)
Sarann Kraushaar started to experience some unfamiliar health issues, including feeling overwhelming exhaustion while doing her regular activities.
Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy
Charles Power underwent surgery by Dr. Ronald Sherman to shave a protruding bone that was causing two ulcers outside of his right foot.
Roger Tuck, an engineer and grandfather of three young grandchildren, underwent surgery to treat an infection in the heel of his foot caused by Diabetes.
Mohammad grew concerned when the swelling of his hand became increasingly noticeable and lasted for more than a week.
Melissa was healthy and active but had also experienced some unexplained arm pain for as long as she could remember.
After 10 Years of pain, Nicole Palombo becomes an advocate for others with thoracic outlet syndrome.
Given her history as an avid tennis player, Gina was initially diagnosed with tennis elbow and treated with a regimen of physical therapy and cortisone shots, which seemed to help ease the discomfort.