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What Is A Heart Valve Infection?

By Adam Pick on October 29, 2007

A great question just came in about heart valve disease, specifically a heart valve infection. The email reads, “Adam, what is a heart valve infection? What are heart valve infection symptoms?”

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What About Heart Valve Surgery In India?

By Adam Pick on October 28, 2007

As many of you know, I had my heart surgery in Los Angeles, California at USC Medical Center by Dr. Vaughn Starnes. I believe I was fortunate for two reasons.

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Heart Valve Pictures Of Regular Valves And Diseased Heart Valves

By Adam Pick on September 30, 2007

I’ll never forget my second opinion from Dr. Chaikin, a cardiologist in Los Angeles.

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My Heart Remembers Scott Weingard On 9/11

By Adam Pick on September 11, 2007

It still creeps up on me.

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Ear Plugs And Hospitals… Amen!

By Adam Pick on September 10, 2007

If there is one thing I crave in life… It’s good sleep.

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Dr. Robert Light To Provide Medical Insight On Heart Surgery Blog

By Adam Pick on August 31, 2007

Earlier today, it was announced that Dr. Robert T. Light, American Board Diplomat of Psychiatry and Neurolgy, would provide expert medical commentary on Adam’s Heart Valve Surgery Blog.

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Are There Contraindications Of Ultram And Coumadin?

By Adam Pick on August 29, 2007

Earlier today I received an interesting question regarding Coumadin (Warfarin Sodium) and the drug Ultram. Specifically, the question read, “Are there any contraindications of Ultram and Coumadin?”.

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Do You Have A Diagram Of The Cardiac Conduction System?

By Adam Pick on August 23, 2007

The heart is an amazing muscle. For reasons described on this previous blog, “The Anatomy And Heart Function“, I am constantly marveling at all the complex elements that makes the heart operate. Interestingly enough…

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Any Images of an Aorta Cat Scan? Pictures, Xray, Diagram Of The Aorta?

By Adam Pick on August 21, 2007

Earlier today, I received a question that reads, “Do you have a cat scan of the aorta? How are cat scan aorta images used during diagnosis?”

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What Do Valves In The Heart Do?

By Adam Pick on August 18, 2007

I just received an email that asks, “What do valves in the heart do?”

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What Are The Symptoms Of Bacterial Endocarditis?

By Adam Pick on August 13, 2007

My inbox just received an email that I can relate too.

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Cardiac Surgery History, Some Helpful Facts & Links

By Adam Pick on August 9, 2007

Ready for a crash course called, “Heart Surgery History 101”?

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In Fiji, I Go Scuba Diving After Heart Surgery

By Adam Pick on July 27, 2007

As most heart valve surgery patients will share with you, there is a certain amount of fear that appears during the recovery from open heart surgery. As an heart valve surgery patient, your sternum has been cracked and your heart has been stitched….. OUCH!!!

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HeartValveSurgery.com Launches!!!

By Adam Pick on December 17, 2006

Well, here it is! My first blog at my website www.heart-valve-surgery.com!!!

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