AFib Ablation Consultations and Procedures Now Available at Inova Loudoun Hospital

Leesburg, VA – Inova Loudoun Hospital is proud to announce beginning July 2021, atrial fibrillation (AFib) ablation procedures will be available at the Inova Heart and Vascular Institute (IHVI) – Schaufeld Family Heart Center on the Lansdowne Campus. AFib is a heart rhythm problem that causes an irregular pulse. It’s a common condition, affecting approximately…

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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 Gets Heart Smart

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Inova celebrates the Dudley family gift for the Center for Cardiovascular Innovation In December 2018, Inova held an event to honor a donation to create The Dudley Center for Cardiovascular Innovation. The Dudley Family Foundation partnered with Inova Heart and Vascular Institute (IHVI) to develop the new institution, a state-of-the-art center to encourage innovation and…

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What is AFib? A Guide to Atrial Fibrillations Symptoms & Treatments

Matthew W. Sherwood, MD, MHS, is board-certified in interventional cardiology, cardiovascular disease and internal medicine. Marc H. Wish, MD, is board-certified in clinical cardiac electrophysiology and cardiovascular disease. Dr. Sherwood and Dr. Wish practice at the Inova Heart and Vascular Institute.  Atrial fibrillation — commonly called AFib — is a heart rhythm problem that causes…

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Inova Heart and Vascular Institute’s Fairfax Medical Campus Awarded Cardiac Electrophysiology Accreditation by IAC

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Falls Church, VA – Inova Heart and Vascular Institute’s flagship Fairfax Medical Campus has been granted accreditation for Cardiac Electrophysiology in the areas of Device Implantation, Chronic Lead Extraction, Testing and Ablation from the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC). Accreditation by IAC, which involves a thorough review by a panel of medical experts, indicates that Inova’s department has undergone…

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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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FIRM Ablation: Mapping the Heart to Treat Atrial Fibrillation

Haroon Rashid, MD, is board certified in cardiovascular disease and clinical cardiac electrophysiology. He is the medical director of Atrial Fibrillation Ablation and Research at the Inova Heart and Vascular Institute. Read Dr. Rashid’s profile. Atrial fibrillation (AFib) is a common heart rhythm problem that affects 33.5 million people worldwide. At the Inova Heart and…

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Inova’s Atrial Fibrillation (AFib) Experts Offer Individualized Treatment Options

AFib: Helping You Find the Right Beat Inova’s Atrial Fibrillation (AFib) Experts Offer a Variety of Treatment Options For individuals in Northern Virginia struggling with with atrial fibrillation (AFib), a rapid, irregular heart rhythm that can lead to stroke and heart failure, Inova Heart and Vascular Institute (IHVI) at Inova Fairfax Medical Campus offers a world-class…

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