Cardiovascular Report Winter 2022

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News for Physicians from Johns Hopkins Medicine

Johns Hopkins Experts Lead New AHA/ACC Guideline on Coronary Revascularization

The guideline says coronary revascularization should be based on clinical indication, regardless of sex, race or ethnicity. It also codifies use of the multidisciplinary heart team to facilitate care of patients with complex coronary artery disease.

Images show percutaneous coronary intervention. (Getty Images)

Articles in this Issue

  • Comprehensive Approaches for Treating Mitral Valve Disease

    Among the highest-volume centers in the nation, Johns Hopkins offers a broad spectrum of treatments for disease of the mitral valve, including chordal repair and mitral valve translocation, which is only available at the institution.

    Image of mitral valve surgery.
  • Managing Patients with Complex Aortic Disease

    James Black, chief of the Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, answers questions about complex aorta care at Johns Hopkins, which is among the highest-volume centers in the nation for the condition.

    Phot shows placement of stent graft during surgery.