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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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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 Offers Groundbreaking Plavix Resistance Test for Heart 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 Dr. Gurbel’s…

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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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