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Surviving Cardiogenic Shock: Survival Rates Soar at Inova

Behnam N. Tehrani, MD, is a board-certified interventional cardiologist. He is medical director of the Inova Heart and Vascular Institute cardiac catheterization laboratories, and co-director of the Cardiogenic Shock Program.  An innovative team-based approach to treating cardiogenic shock at Inova is helping more patients survive this dangerous condition — and we have the numbers to…

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Inova Heart and Vascular Institute to Reunite Heart Recovery Patients with their Medical Caregivers

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Falls Church, VA – Inova Heart and Vascular Institute (IHVI) is hosting a Heart Recovery Reunion on December 13, to honor and reunite patients who have survived advanced heart failure or a heart attack complicated by cardiogenic shock. This event will celebrate those who have recovered following use of innovative treatments available at IHVI and will…

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Inova Fairfax Medical Campus Receives an ‘A’ for Patient Safety in Fall 2018 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

Falls Church, VA – Inova Fairfax Medical Campus was awarded an ‘A’ from The Leapfrog Group’s Fall 2018 Hospital Safety Grade. The designation recognizes Inova Fairfax, Inova Children’s, Inova Women’s and Inova Heart and Vascular Institute’s efforts in protecting patients from harm and meeting the highest safety standards in the United States. The Leapfrog Group…

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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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What You Need to Know About Heart Disease In Women

Subash B. Bazaz, MD, FACC is a board certified cardiologist specializing in general and nuclear cardiology. He is the Director of non-invasive studies at Inova Heart and Vascular Institute – Schaufeld Family Heart Center at Inova Loudoun Hospital and a part of the Virginia Heart group.   February has popularly become known has “Heart Month.”…

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Loudoun Half Races Produced by the Ashburn Area Running Club presented by Inova Heart and Vascular Institute – Schaufeld Family Heart Center

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8k, Half Marathon, LoCo Mile, LoCo Challenge Produced by the Ashburn Area Running Club Ashburn, VA – The Ashburn Area Running Club’s Loudoun Half Races, presented by Inova Heart and Vascular Institute – Schaufeld Family Heart Center, is proud to announce the fifth running of the Loudoun Half & 8k on April 21 and 22. The…

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Two Heart Transplants, One Love Story

In 2011 — on the same day — Taylor Givens and Collin Kobelja received heart transplants at Inova Heart and Vascular Institute. A few years later, they started dating. Here’s their story. Valentine’s Day might seem like a silly holiday for some, but for Collin and I, who met at Inova after we received our…

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Medical Community Places High Priority On Raising Awareness About Heart Valve Disease, The Baltimore Times

Medical experts say heart valve disease affects at least five million Americans, but three in four U.S. adults know little about the illness, which is treatable but can be deadly. They say warning signs are key to detection. “Symptoms are often unrecognized at first and tend to be rather nondescript. Since it tends to affect…

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