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The 2012 Heart Valve Summit Was… Amazing!!!

By Adam Pick on October 16, 2012

I’m just returning home to Los Angeles after spending the past few days at the Heart Valve Summit in Chicago. This special event brings together leading cardiologists and surgeons to discuss the optimum treatment of valve disease. Needless to say, the event was… Amazing!

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“Any Questions For The World’s Leading Heart Valve Doctors?” Asks Adam

By Adam Pick on October 10, 2012

Starting tomorrow, I’ll be at the Heart Valve Summit in Chicago, Illinois. During the conference, I will be very fortunate to meet with several physicians that specialize in heart valve treatment including Dr. McCarthy, Dr. Chitwood, Dr. Bolling and Dr. Adams.

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Friday Fun: Why Do Men Really Die Before Women?

By Adam Pick on July 20, 2012

My brother, Doug, sent me this. I couldn’t help but find it comical. As they say, a picture is worth 1,000 words. So, using basic math, these 9 pictures equals 9,000 words… Enjoy!
 

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New 2012 Edition of My Book Available Now!

By Adam Pick on July 7, 2012

For those patients and caregivers preparing for — or recovering from — heart valve surgery, I wanted to quickly share that the 2012 edition of my book, The Patient’s Guide To Heart Valve Surgery, is now available. This 5th revision includes several updates and contributions from leading physicians like Dr. McCarthy, Dr. Bolling, Dr. Adams, Dr. Stewart, Dr. Gaudiani, Dr. Roselli and more.

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“Happy 4th of July!” From Robyn, Ethan & Me

By Adam Pick on July 3, 2012

To all of our patients and caregivers from the USA… Happy 4th of July!!!

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Ethan Update: Mickey, Pirates & Buzz Lightyear

By Adam Pick on June 15, 2012

Thanks to everybody for your ongoing inquiries about Ethan, our 3-year old son.

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“How Long Is My Heart Iced & Stopped During Surgery?” Asks Steve

By Adam Pick on June 8, 2012

I just received an interesting email from Steve about the time in which the heart is iced and stopped during heart valve replacement and heart valve repair surgery.

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Off-Topic: iPads & Magic Collide In Stockholm

By Adam Pick on June 4, 2012

Tony, my father-in-law, and I are technology enthusiasts. In particular, we have a mutual fondness for Apple products. That said, when Tony sent me this video, I found myself saying ‘Wow’ several times. Already, over 2 million people have watched the video. I hope you enjoy it!

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The ‘Learning Center’ Gets A Face-Lift

By Adam Pick on May 17, 2012

Another major enhancement to our relaunched website is the new Learning Center.

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Find An Annoying Bug? Please Let Me Know!

By Adam Pick on May 17, 2012

I’m very excited about the relaunch of our website. At the same time, I’m also a bit nervous right now.

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Woo-Hoo! New Website Features Are Almost Here!

By Adam Pick on April 25, 2012

Thanks to Ricky and everybody for your messages about my recent lapse in blog posts over the past few weeks.

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Holy Moly! We’re In The New York Daily News!

By Adam Pick on February 26, 2012

Amazing!!! I just learned that our website was in the New York Daily News earlier this week!!!

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Special Post: Top 10 Heart Valve Surgery Blogs of 2011!

By Adam Pick on December 28, 2011

During the past twelve months, this global community of patients and caregivers actively discussed many topics that have impacted our heart valve surgery experiences. As the year winds down, I thought it might be helpful to review all of these posts and highlight the top 10 stories that garnered the most attention during 2011.

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Six Years Later… My Ticker Keeps Tickin’

By Adam Pick on December 21, 2011

Interestingly… The importance of today’s date escaped me until a few minutes ago.

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“Happy Holidays!” From Robyn, Ethan and Me

By Adam Pick on December 20, 2011

As the year winds down, I wanted to take a moment to wish you all a very happy holidays!

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“Happy Thanksgiving!” From Ethan, Robyn and Me

By Adam Pick on November 22, 2011

If you didn’t know… Thanksgiving is, by far, my favorite holiday.

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