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True or False: The First Heart-Lung Machine Cost $15 To Manufacture

By Adam Pick on March 10, 2010

Are you ready for another interesting “True / False” trivia question about heart valve surgery? Okay… Is this statement true or false?

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New, Memorable Domain Names For Our Growing Heart Valve Surgery Community!

By Adam Pick on February 25, 2010

Since launching this website in 2006, our community has grown way, way, way beyond my initial expectation.

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Patients Unite, I Speak, At Inova’s 4th Annual Reunion

By Adam Pick on February 23, 2010

Not too long ago, I received a very special email from Dr. Paul Massimiano of Inova Health Systems in Falls Church, Virginia. In the email, Dr. Massimiano informed me that Inova holds an annual patient reunion to (i) share their latest research and (ii) show Inova’s appreciation for their patients, families and friends.

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Introducing… Heart Valve Journals!!!

By Adam Pick on January 14, 2010

Dear Patients, Caregivers, Surgeons & Friends –

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Top 10 Heart Valve Surgery Blogs of 2009

By Adam Pick on December 30, 2009

Looking back on 2009, it seems like heart valve surgery was one of the most popular topics within cardiac care.

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New 2010 Edition Of My Book Now Available!

By Adam Pick on December 29, 2009

As the new year begins, I wanted you to know that I recently began shipping advanced copies of the new 2010 edition of my book, The Patient’s Guide To Heart Valve Surgery.

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My Fourth Anniversary!!!

By Adam Pick on December 21, 2009

Not only is today the Winter Solstice, the shortest day of the year…

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New HeartValveSurgeon.com Website Now Live!

By Adam Pick on December 17, 2009

I’m very, very, very excited to announce that the new Heart Valve Surgeon Database (Version 2.0) is going public today. You will quickly note there are several advanced features of the database including:

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“Happy Holidays!” Says Ethan

By Adam Pick on December 15, 2009

From Robyn, myself and, our little one, Ethan… Happy Holidays Everybody!!!

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“How Common Is Heart Valve Disease Among Seniors?” Asks Heidi

By Adam Pick on November 26, 2009

I just received a great question from Heidi about heart valve disease, surgery and seniors.

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Remembering Scotty

By Adam Pick on September 11, 2009

Waking up today is never easy.

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“Is Your Heart Valve Surgery Newsletter Really Free?” Asks Amy

By Adam Pick on August 25, 2009

Amy just sent me an interesting question about my newsletter. She writes, “Adam – I’ve been coming to your blog for three months now. In May, I was diagnosed with severe regurgitation from mitral valve prolapse. I’m curious to know, is there a hidden fee if I subscribe to your newsletter? Is it really free? Thanks, Amy”

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Ladies… Think Positive For Healthy Hearts!

By Adam Pick on August 18, 2009

Sarah just sent me another interesting story about women, optimistic thinking and heart disease that was recently posted at the Los Angeles Times. Here are the details:

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Off-Topic: Ethan At 17 Weeks (With Video)!

By Adam Pick on August 4, 2009

Thanks to all of you who have requested an update on Ethan, our four-month old baby boy.

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The “Close To My Heart” Project – Part II

By Adam Pick on July 9, 2009

A few months ago, I posted a note about a special project for women heart surgery patients called the “Close To My Heart Project”. As you might remember, a Florida-based artist, Angelica Hoyos, was looking to create artistic portraits of female heart surgery patients.

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