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Human Heart Valves – Anatomy, Helpful 3D Animation

By Adam Pick on June 30, 2008

This is very interesting!!! (Especially, for those of you wanting to learn more about human heart valve anatomy.)

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The Annual Costs Of Heart Disease… Oh My Gawd!

By Adam Pick on June 21, 2008

Amongst patients, the costs of heart surgery can be a delicate discussion. As you can read, the costs of heart valve surgery vary from patient-to-patient.

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Cardiac Quiz: Can You Find The Four Heart Valves?

By Adam Pick on June 18, 2008

Below you will find a neat animation of blood flowing through the human heart.

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Off-Topic: The Two “Gs” Of Inflation

By Adam Pick on June 18, 2008

I know I typically write about all things related to heart valve replacement and heart valve repair.

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Insulin Treatments For Heart Surgery Patients?

By Adam Pick on June 11, 2008

It really is amazing to read and learn about all the new studies and research about heart surgery and heart valve disease.

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How Much Annual Heart Valve Surgery In The United States?

By Adam Pick on May 22, 2008

Tammy, from Florida, just wrote me a curious question that reads, “Hi Adam – You note that there are about 250,000 heart valve surgeries performed around the world each year. By chance, do you know how many heart valve surgeries are performed in the United States each year?”

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Stop And Smell My Roses

By Adam Pick on April 28, 2008

This is slightly off-topic but…

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Is Good And Bad Medicine All Around You?

By Adam Pick on March 30, 2008

As you read the success stories of heart valve surgery patients (Veronika Meyer, John DeFalco, Taylor Browning, Leslie LaFayette, Raye Gilliamsen, John Turan), it is great to see that medical care can have an incredibly positive impact on heart valve disease.

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