More Ask the Doctors - Valves and Vessels

Ask The Doctors: July 2015

When I got a stent I was told the artery might close up again one day. I’d like to know a few things: How...

Ask The Doctors: December 2014

Q. Are there any vitamins or other supplements that are proven to help the heart? Are there any that you recommend or...

Ask The Doctors: April 2010

 Subscribers OnlyThe two functions of a heart valve are simple, but vital: to let blood flow forward without resistance, but also to...

Ask The Doctors: February 2010

 Subscribers OnlyI had a tissue aortic valve transplant two years ago, and today I feel great. The fatigue is gone and I exercise...

Ask The Doctors: December 2009

 Subscribers OnlyMy doctor says I have a calcium build-up in my aortic valve and that the only solution is surgery to replace it. How...

Ask The Doctors: 12/07

 Subscribers OnlySometimes, a patient who is hospitalized with a severe illness or injury can develop an irregular heart rhythm such...

Ask The Doctors: 07/07

 Subscribers OnlyA cardiac CT scan can be a very useful test in the right circumstances. In particular, in someone with a low...

Ask The Doctors 03/07

 Subscribers OnlyCardiologists used to tell patients receiving biological tissue valve replacements that the valve may only last 10...

Ask The Doctors 02/07

 Subscribers OnlyI received an artificial tissue valve recently, and the surgery went smoothly. How will I know if the valve goes bad...