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Medical Intel

Feb 26, 2019

One way to protect your heart is to choose the right diet. Discover why Dr. Allen J. Taylor believes the Mediterranean Diet—which relies on foods such as fruits, vegetables and white meat—is the best for preventing heart disease.

 

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Feb 19, 2019

In the past, the only way to treat aortic stenosis was to perform open-heart surgery—a very invasive procedure. Discover how TAVR, a new minimally invasive surgery, can replace a heart valve without surgery, allowing patients to recover faster.

 

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Feb 12, 2019

Relaxing is important an important part of life—especially for the heart. In fact, when the heart has difficulty relaxing between beats, people can develop diastolic heart failure, a serious functional condition. Discover which treatment options can help.

 

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Feb 7, 2019

When you have a team of experts dedicated to caring for your heart condition, you’ll always see providers you know and trust. Dr. Vinod Thourani explains how collaboration among a variety of experts improves our patients’ outcomes and experiences.

 

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Feb 5, 2019

Artery buildups serve as silent danger signs of a heart attack. Discover how a coronary calcium score calculates patients’ risk by measuring the amount of calcium in their arteries through the use of a computed tomography (CT) scan.

 

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Intro: MedStar Washington Hospital Center presents Medical Intel where...