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.
By Adam Pick on December 5, 2007
When I was first diagnosed with severe aortic stenosis and regurgitation, I was immediately confronted with several choices.
By Adam Pick on November 30, 2007
Last night, I drove up to my house after a very, very, very lonnnnnng day of work. The past twelve hours were filled with hundreds of emails, several conference calls, Los Angeles traffic, etc. Little did I know… My mailbox was holding a short, one page letter that would bring me to tears. I was on the phone with Rob, a good friend, as I flipped through the daily junk-mail that advertised everything from built-in cabinets, to the local Indian restaurant, to Direct TV.
By Adam Pick on October 23, 2007
Guess who I just got off the phone with???
By Adam Pick on September 25, 2007
After I was diagnosed with severe stenosis and regurgitation in my bicuspid aortic valve, I was required to make a pretty significant decision.
By Adam Pick on August 19, 2007
Over the past week, I have been sharing with you the story of Melissa Causey. Melissa and I became friendly after her Uncle Ted sent Melissa a copy of my book.
By Adam Pick on May 6, 2007
By Adam Pick on February 12, 2007
By Adam Pick on January 9, 2007
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