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What is Pulmonary Hypertension? Learn the Facts to Breathe Easy

Oksana A. Shlobin, MD, is a member of Inova Medical Group board-certified in pulmonary disease. She is the director of education for the Inova Advanced Lung Disease and Transplant Program and director of the Pulmonary Hypertension Program at Inova Fairfax Hospital.   Many people know that high blood pressure is cause for concern. But most people are not aware that…

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DC boxing champ Elvis Medrano faces battle with pulmonary hypertension

From the Pulmonary Hypertension Association: Washington, D.C. Golden Glove Lightweight Champion Elvis Medrano Faces Biggest Battle with Deadly Lung Disease Diagnosis: Pulmonary Hypertension Silver Spring, Md. (March 13, 2018) — In and out of the boxing ring, Washington, D.C., Golden Glove lightweight champion Elvis Medrano is in a daily battle for his life. At 27,…

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Pulmonary Hypertension is Serious. Learn to Spot the Signs.

Oksana A. Shlobin, MD, is a member of Inova Medical Group board certified in pulmonary disease. She is director of education for the Inova Advanced Lung Disease and Transplant Program and co-director of the Inova Pulmonary Vascular Disease Program at Inova Fairfax Hospital. Read Dr. Shlobin’s profile. Today, May 5, is World Pulmonary Hypertension Day.…

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Inova Fairfax Medical Campus Receives Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Accreditation

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FALLS CHURCH, VA – Inova this week announced that the Cystic Fibrosis Center at Inova Fairfax Medical Campus (IFMC) has been approved as a Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF)-accredited center.  CFF care centers provide expert care and specialized disease management to people living with cystic fibrosis (CF), which has led to improved length and quality of…

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