Saving Lives and Limbs: Inova Heart and Vascular Institute Advances Techniques to Treat Chronic Limb-Threatening Ischemia

older woman holding her leg in pain

New Intervention Can Prevent Amputations Vascular surgeons at Inova Heart and Vascular Institute (IHVI) are among the first in the world to demonstrate that a technique called distal venous arterialization (DVA) can be a successful intervention for patients with chronic limb-threatening ischemia (CLTI) in limbs that otherwise might be viewed as unsalvageable. IHVI is one…

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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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Heart CT Scans Spot Signs of Coronary Heart Disease

Alireza Maghsoudi, MD, specializes in general, nuclear and preventive cardiology. He is board certified in cardiovascular disease and nuclear cardiology as well as adult comprehensive echocardiography and cardiovascular tomography. He is co-director of Cardiac CT Screening at the Inova Heart and Vascular Institute. Read Dr. Maghsoudi’s profile.   Recently, my colleagues and I treated a…

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Loyal vascular patient travels 13 hours to receive care at Inova Loudoun Hospital’s heart and vascular center

A Journey to Better Health For one Missouri man, care at Inova Loudoun’s Heart and Vascular Institute is worth the 13-hour trip By now, Jim Miller and his wife Teresa practically know by heart the route from their home in Hannibal, Missouri, to the Inova Heart and Vascular Institute – Schaufeld Family Heart Center at…

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Teaming Up to Save Limbs at the Inova Center for Personalized Health

Richard F. Neville, MD, is associate director of the Inova Heart and Vascular Institute (IHVI), vice chairman of Surgical Sub-specialties and director of Vascular Services. He is board-certified in vascular surgery. Read Dr. Neville’s profile. I recently treated a patient – a former government ambassador – who was suffering from blocked arteries in his leg,…

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