Adam’s Updates Blog - Page 13
By Adam Pick
Video Reminder To… Embrace Life
By Adam Pick on May 8, 2010
Sam Swerdlow, a recent aortic valve replacement patient from Oregon, just sent me this incredibly innovative and thoughtful video. I hope you enjoy it and remember to… embrace life.
“Is Rheumatic Heart Valve Disease Common?” Asks Frank
By Adam Pick on May 2, 2010
I just received an interesting question from Frank about rheumatic heart disease and heart valve surgery.
“Former Patients… Can You Help?” Asks Adam
By Adam Pick on May 2, 2010
Off Topic: Stop And Smell The Roses
By Adam Pick on April 21, 2010
Several months after my surgery, I started gardening. While I continue to lack a knowledgeable green thumb, I really enjoy the process of working alongside Mother Nature. Even with all my gardening mishaps, I am super lucky to have a springtime rose bloom going on right now.
Triva: How Many Times Do Your Four Heart Valves Open And Close Each Day?
By Adam Pick on April 11, 2010
Okay, here’s our heart valve trivia question for the day:
Special Announcement: Our $5,000 Donation To Gift Of Life!!!
By Adam Pick on March 31, 2010
Since starting this website four years ago, my primary objective was to help future patients and caregivers understand the challenges, opportunities and realities of heart valve surgery.
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?
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.
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.
Introducing… Heart Valve Journals!!!
By Adam Pick on January 14, 2010
Dear Patients, Caregivers, Surgeons & Friends –
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.
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.
My Fourth Anniversary!!!
By Adam Pick on December 21, 2009
Not only is today the Winter Solstice, the shortest day of the year…
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:
“Happy Holidays!” Says Ethan
By Adam Pick on December 15, 2009
From Robyn, myself and, our little one, Ethan… Happy Holidays Everybody!!!
“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.
Adam Says, “Thank You! New Website Features Almost Here!”
By Adam Pick on October 22, 2009
Ethan’s 6-Month Update: Elmo, The Beach, Haircuts & More
By Adam Pick on October 18, 2009
By Adam Pick on September 11, 2009
Waking up today is never easy.
What Is Your “Best Piece Of Advice” For Future Patients?
By Adam Pick on September 8, 2009