Piedmont's Marcus Heart Valve Center

  1. Does social media chatter matter for healthcare professionals? At Piedmont Heart’s Napa Valley Cardiology Conference, Dr. Mintu Turakhia of Stanford’s Center for Digital Health talks about social media as a tool for research, its influence on healthcare decision making and tips to grow your visibility as an expert.

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  2. Atrial fibrillation patients often need lifelong use of blood thinners to reduce their risk of stroke. The WATCHMAN device is a left atrial appendage (LAA) closure implant that offers an alternative to warfarin. Cardiac electrophysiologist Dr. Bruce Stambler discusses the WATHCMAN vs. warfarin in a talk at Piedmont Heart’s Napa Valley Cardiology Conference.

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  3. At Piedmont Heart’s Napa Valley Cardiology Conference, imaging expert Dr. Mani Vannan shares a complex case of a 75-year-old patient with severe calcific aortic stenosis and severe MAC with a number of comorbidities. He notes that imaging is a critical part of assessment when using multiple interventions.

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  4. Piedmont Atlanta is the first center in Georgia to participate in a clinical study to evaluate the use of the NeoChord Artificial Chordae Delivery System, which offers a surgical beating heart option for treating mitral regurgitation. Dr. Fred Milla, cardiac surgeon at Piedmont’s Marcus Heart Valve Center, discusses this novel technology and shares footage from the operating room during a NeoChord procedure. Patients with indications for surgery on the mitral valve could be candidates for this trial. For more information, contact the Marcus Heart Valve Center at 404-605-6517.
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  5. When a tricuspid regurgitation patient is referred for tricuspid valve treatment, they are typically at the end of their disease process. We need a paradigm shift to treating patients earlier, agreed Dr. Chris Meduri from Piedmont Heart, Dr. Paul Sorajja from Minneapolis Heart Institute and Dr. Gorav Ailawadi from the University of Virginia. The Napa Valley Cardiology Conference presenters discuss the future of the nascent tricuspid space and how to tackle the challenges.

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Piedmont's Marcus Heart Valve Center

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Education is a cornerstone of care at the Marcus Heart Valve Center. As a regional reference center, we are committed to helping inform patients about valve issues and training and educating physicians around the world in advanced approaches to valve…


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Education is a cornerstone of care at the Marcus Heart Valve Center. As a regional reference center, we are committed to helping inform patients about valve issues and training and educating physicians around the world in advanced approaches to valve care.
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