Structural Heart

Heart Surgery One Day, Home the Next – Thanks to TAVR

John Plageman figured they were just symptoms of age. Sure, he was feeling some numbness in his left hand and some slight chest pain, the latter of which he chalked up to indigestion. And...

Minimally Invasive Robotic Heart Surgery: A Patient’s Journey

Emory Healthcare patient Bruce Kraselsky wants anyone who needs coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery to know that a much less invasive option exists, with outcomes as good or better than open-heart surgery. The...

Aortic Stenosis

The aortic valve is tremendously important, controlling blood flow from the heart to the rest of the body. In aortic stenosis, the valve does not open fully, restricting blood flow from the heart. In...


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