Focus on Heart Health
About This Show
In this special series, ReachMD examines the reasons behind the dropping rates of death from heart disease: more effective medications, smarter technologies, more efficient treatment guidelines and much more.
Most Recent Episode
Unclog the Arteries: Treatment Options for Arterial Disease
Host: Barnett Mennen, MD
Guest: Grace Wang, MD, FACS
Unclogging patient arteries is a key step to preventing stroke in patients with arterial disease. Whether it be preventing the operative stage, or surgery itself, advances in treatment at Penn Medicine are seeking to lessen the effects of arterial disease. Host Dr. Barry Mennen welcomes Dr. Grace Wang, vascular surgeon and Director of the Vascular Laboratory at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Wang highlights the importance of early detection in arterial disease, as well as the symptoms and risk factors of the disease. She will also discuss the current and upcoming surgical intervention options at Penn Medicine.