Aortic stenosis

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HEYDE’S SYNDROME: ADDRESSING THE HEART OF THE PROBLEM

Case Presentation: A 76 year-old male with a history of diverticulitis, T2DM, HTN, persistent atrial fibrillation and compensated alcoholic cirrhosis presented for recurrent gastrointestinal bleeding (GIB). He initially presented to an outside hospital six months [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:30:40+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on HEYDE’S SYNDROME: ADDRESSING THE HEART OF THE PROBLEM

THE SHEAR STRESS OF IT ALL

Case Presentation: A 53-year-old woman with a history of bioprosthetic aortic valve (AV) placement in 2014 presented with three weeks of exertional dyspnea and dark stools. On presentation stool guaiac was positive and her hemoglobin [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:44:11+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on THE SHEAR STRESS OF IT ALL

TRANSCATHETER AORTIC VALVE REPLACEMENT ON THE RISE: TRENDS AND OUTCOMES NATIONALLY

Background: Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) is an increasingly common procedure. While it is currently recommended for patients with severe aortic stenosis with high or intermediate surgical risk, it is currently being studied in lower [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:20:35+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Outcomes Research, Research|Comments Off on TRANSCATHETER AORTIC VALVE REPLACEMENT ON THE RISE: TRENDS AND OUTCOMES NATIONALLY