Robert Cole, MD, shares how the CardioMEMS™ device is improving the lives of those living with congestive heart failure Using the state-of-the-art CardioMEMS™ device, Inova’s advanced heart failure specialists can monitor their patients’ conditions remotely, promptly identifying when medical intervention is needed to help avoid repeated and costly admissions to the hospital. Congestive heart failure…

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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, 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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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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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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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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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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