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Medical and Surgical Management of Heart Failure

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More than 500,000 people each year are diagnosed with heart failure according to the American Heart Association.  It can be a scary diagnosis; however, research and advancements in medical treatments as well as substantial progress in the field of heart transplantation have made the disease more manageable than ever. Cardiologist Kavita Sharma and cardiac surgeon Ahmet Kilic discuss medical and surgical options for treating heart failure and improving quality of life. 

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Navigating Kidney Transplantation

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For individuals who want to understand the kidney transplant process—from pre-transplant evaluation, to wait list, to post-transplant monitoring. By understanding the process, patients are better able to advocate for themselves and navigate the steps to becoming a recipient.

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Liver Transplant: What You Need to Know

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Liver transplant procedures save the lives of nearly 6,000 patients in the United States each year. Learn more about the liver transplantation process and who is a candidate from Johns Hopkins transplant surgeon Andrew Cameron, M.D.

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Organ Donation: What You Need to Know

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By registering to be an organ or tissue donor you can transform dozens of lives, but many people have questions or uncertainties about the donation process. Transplant surgeon Andrew Cameron and Clint Burns, an organ transplant recipient and coordinator with the Johns Hopkins Comprehensive Transplant Center, discuss who is eligible for organ donation, how to register as a donor/recipient, the transplant surgery process and more.

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