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Inova Fairfax Hospital Progressive Coronary Care Unit Receives Silver Beacon Award for Excellence from American Association of Critical-Care Nurses

Designation marks significant milestone on the path to exceptional patient care and achieving a healthy work environment Falls Church, VA – August 2, 2019 – The Progressive Coronary Care Unit (PCCU) of Inova Fairfax Hospital has received the Silver Beacon Award for Excellence from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN). The Beacon Award for…

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Women: Take note of heart attack risk factors and symptoms

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Women, Have a Heart February is American Heart Month. Ladies, to celebrate the occasion, make healthy life choices and pay close attention to heart attack risk factors and symptoms. Heart Disease Risk Factors Several traditional risk factors, such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure, obesity, family history and age, affect both women and men, but…

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Inova Alexandria’s award-winning Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU) expands thanks to gift from The Twig

Healing the Heart Award-winning cardiovascular critical care unit in Alexandria, VA expands to heighten care delivery, thanks to major gift from junior auxiliary Recovery from a major cardiac event such as a heart attack or a complex surgery can be difficult. Guided by experience, skill and compassion, the medical team at Inova Alexandria Hospital’s Cardiovascular…

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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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Inova’s Heart and Vascular Institute Pioneers New Implantable Monitoring Device for Heart Failure Patients

Paul A. Gurbel, MD, is board certified in interventional cardiology, internal medicine and cardiovascular disease. He is director of Interventional Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine Research at the Inova Heart and Vascular Institute, professor of medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and adjunct professor of medicine at Duke University School of Medicine. Read…

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We’re No. 1 – Again! Inova Fairfax Hospital named DC’s best for the second year in a row

U.S. News: Inova Fairfax Hospital is Washington metropolitan region’s top hospital (October 2, 2013) For the second year running, Inova Fairfax Hospital has been named the Washington DC region’s number-one top ranked hospital, according to U.S. News & World Report. This year, the hospital was nationally ranked in Gynecology (No. 19) after coming in 23rd…

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Inova Loudoun Hospital Offering “Smart Heart” Lecture On Cardiac Arrhythmia

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Leesburg, VA – (November 1, 2009) – As part of its free “Ask the Expert” lecture series, Inova Loudoun Hospital will host “Managing Your Cardiac Arrhythmia,” on Thursday, Nov. 12, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Attendees will learn about the causes of common arrhythmias and various treatment options. Having a heart attack or heart disease changes…

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