|Expert opinions on cardiac, thoracic and vascular diseases|
Frank J. Pearl, M.D.
|Voluntary Professor of Medicine, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL. Board certified in cardiovascular disease|
Hi Amy, Frequently, spontaneous closure of small muscular VSDs occurs in the first 2 years of life (usually by age 6 mo), with closure rates approaching 80-90% by age 2 years. These small defects don't
Hi Sia, You have a condition called heart failure possibly the result of your cancer treatments: A Low EF A low EF number is an early sign of heart failure. This is a condition where the heart doesn't
You are correct. It relates to plaque rupture and a blood clot. You should consider a 64 Slice CT to assess coronary calcification. If your score is above zero then you should be on a statin for your LDL
Hi Afzal, I don't consult on anxiety disorders. You can find a lot of information about heart disease on my website: http://www.cardiachealth.org/ Meanwhile avoid cardiac risk as much as possible and
Hi Darren, You don't have anything to worry about. If you want to know more, read this: http://www.cardiachealth.org/heart-information/valve-disease/bicuspid-aortic-val Most bicuspid aortic