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22 minutes | 9 months ago
Inova’s New Model of Care is Saving Lives of Patients with Deadly Heart Attack Complications
In this episode of Inova HealthChat, we’ll hear how the “Cardiogenic Shock Team” at the Inova Heart and Vascular Institute has dramatically increased survival rates for critically ill heart attack patients.Mentions from the show: Behnam Tehrani, MD Cardiogenic Shock
24 minutes | a year ago
Is the Blood Supply Stable? How Donating Blood Can Save a Life
Terri Craddock, Senior Director of Inova Blood Donor Services and Stephanie Morrison Snapkoski join Inova HealthChat host Jennifer Siciliano for a conversation about health condition requirements for donating blood and the rigorous testing processes for each unit of blood before it is used for transfusion. Listen more to also hear about Stephanie’s family experience of her seven year old son who has been fighting acute lymphoblastic leukemia since he was five years old.Mentions from the show inovablood.org Terri Craddock, MBA, MLS (ASCP), HP Drew Strike's Back Facebook Group
35 minutes | a year ago
Could Surgery Cure Your Heartburn? When You Need More Than Medication
George Gillian, MD, and Ivan Harnden, MD, joins Inova HealthChat host Jennifer Siciliano to discuss surgical treatments for GERD, commonly known as heartburn, when over-the-counter and prescriptions have not helped. Listen to hear more about the LINX and TIF procedures.Mentions from the show: Dr. George Gillian's physician profile: https://www.inova.org/doctors/george-k-gillian-md Dr. Ivan Harnden's physician profile: https://www.inova.org/doctors/ivan-peter-harnden-md Heartburn website link: https://www.inova.org/our-services/heartburn-treatment
19 minutes | a year ago
Should You Take Aspirin to Prevent Heart Attacks? We Talk to IHVI's Dr. Wayne Batchelor to Clear up the Confusion.
Wayne Batchelor, MD joins Inova HealthChat host Jennifer Siciliano to discuss the American College of Cardiology’s recent announcement revising its guidelines on the use of aspirin for prevention of heart attacks.
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