By Adam Pick on February 24, 2012
After one of the most active spotlights in Heart Valve Journals’ history, Mitch Friedman has moved on to healthy, heart pumping pastures. 🙂
By Adam Pick on January 17, 2011
It’s always fun to hear from patients as they recover from heart valve surgery and return to their life passions. Today, I received a fantastic email from John Coleman in Arkansas. John writes:
By Adam Pick on April 21, 2010
By Adam Pick on September 13, 2009
I just received a question about the Ross Procedure for aortic valve replacement from Evelyn.
By Adam Pick on July 20, 2009
I give A LOT of credit to patients and caregivers that really, really, really, really do their homework prior to heart valve replacement or heart valve repair surgery. I can immediately tell from the questions you ask me just how diligent you’re being at each phase of the surgical process.
By Adam Pick on February 18, 2009
By Adam Pick on January 13, 2009
I just received the following email from Tom. Tom is an active 44-year old male, investigating his options for heart valve surgery – specifically aortic valve replacement. For those considering the Ross Procedure, I thought you might find this interesting. Tom writes:
By Adam Pick on October 3, 2008
In a recent email to me, Jerry asked one of the most interesting questions about the Ross Procedure. As you can read below, Jerry inquired about the surgical process IF the patient’s pulmonary valve is not qualified for transplant to the aortic position. To learn more about the Ross operation, click here.
By Adam Pick on July 29, 2008
Once diagnosed with severe aortic heart valve disease (stenosis) and an enlarged heart, I went into action mode.
By Adam Pick on July 22, 2008
There is nothing better than hearing from one of my readers after their open-heart surgery recovery is complete.