Monthly Archives: April 2018


Tell Me About Pacemakers

We do pacemakers all the time. It seems like every morning, somebody is heading off to the cath lab to get a pacemaker. In fact, every year in the United States, between 200,000 and 300,000 people end up getting pacemakers. Perhaps someone in your family has one? Or maybe even you do? Most people have

Heart Valves & Surgery

Earlier this week, Arnold Schwarzenegger had emergency heart valve surgery and also a dear member of our WVMC family underwent valve replacement surgery as well. Every year, about 5 million Americans are diagnosed with heart valve disease and over 100,000 heart valve surgeries take place in the United States. Many of these people experience no

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