Inova Heart and Vascular Institute Recruiting Patients for AFib Stroke Prevention Device Clinical Trial

Matthew W. Sherwood, MD, MHS, is an Inova interventional cardiologist, Director of Inova’s Left Atrial Appendage Closure/WATCHMAN Program and Co-Director of Inova’s Structural Heart Disease Program. Dr. Sherwood is board-certified in interventional cardiology, cardiovascular disease and internal medicine. Millions of Americans have atrial fibrillation (AFib) and take oral anticoagulant medication (blood thinners) every day. These…

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Inova Heart Team Tests New, Minimally Invasive Option to Replace Leaky Mitral Valves

Matthew W. Sherwood, MD, MHS, is board certified in interventional cardiology, cardiovascular disease and internal medicine. He practices at the Inova Heart and Vascular Institute.  The Inova Heart and Vascular Institute has a long history as a leader in treating heart disease. True to that mission, we’re excited to offer an innovative new treatment for patients…

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The GALILEO Trial: Inova Researchers Study New Drug Therapy for Heart Patients

Matthew W. Sherwood, MD, is board certified in interventional cardiology, cardiovascular disease and internal medicine. He practices at the Inova Heart and Vascular Institute. Read Dr. Sherwood’s profile. Starting in March, we began enrolling patients in a first-of-its-kind study to compare drug therapies for patients who have had transcatheter aortic valve replacement, or TAVR. As…

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Patients Wanted: Experienced Heart Doctors Test Minimally Invasive Procedure to Replace Heart Valves

doctor listening to a patient's chest with a stethescope

Matthew W. Sherwood, MD, is board certified in interventional cardiology, cardiovascular disease and internal medicine. He practices at the Inova Heart and Vascular Institute. Read Dr. Sherwood’s profile. This month, we have enrolled our first three patients for a study that will test a minimally invasive technique to replace faulty heart valves in low-risk patients.…

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A Second Chance: New Procedure Repairs Worn-Out Replacement Mitral Valves

Matthew W. Sherwood, MD, is board certified in interventional cardiology, cardiovascular disease and internal medicine. He practices at the Inova Heart and Vascular Institute. Read Dr. Sherwood’s profile. Earlier this month, the structural heart team at the Inova Heart and Vascular Institute performed a new procedure to replace a leaky heart valve in an 87-year-old…

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New Hope for Heart Patients: Inova Performs New Aortic Valve Replacement Procedure

Matthew W. Sherwood, MD, is board certified in interventional cardiology, cardiovascular disease and internal medicine. He practices at the Inova Heart and Vascular Institute. Read Dr. Sherwood’s profile. On Wednesday, September 28, the structural heart disease team performed a novel technique to replace a diseased aortic valve in an 81-year-old man. The new technique, transcaval…

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