Dr. Thurston Bauer is continuing a family tradition as a cardiac surgeon at the same hospital where his relatives made their mark, but his course to the surgery suite was a roundabout one.
An aortic aneurysm can be life-threatening and is more common in older men and smokers than other groups. Cardiologist, Dr. John Colleran discusses the risks and treatments.
Dr. Aravind Rao discusses severe aortic stenosis which is a serious heart valve disease that restricts normal blood flow to the entire body. He explains Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement, TAVR, provides a minimally-invasive option for treatment.
Arkansas farmer Kenneth Cole discovered his high blood pressure during regular visits to his primary care physician.
Chuck Lange is fearless. A Vietnam veteran, Chuck has conquered smoking, heart attack, cancer and now atrial fibrillation with the WATCHMAN device.
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) offers heart patients a less invasive treatment option than open heart surgery for aortic valve repair.