Resources from leading medical experts from UCSF Medical Center
The UCSF Heart & Vascular Center brings together cardiologists, cardiac and vascular surgeons, interventional radiologists and other specialists to provide the most advanced and effective treatments, many of them developed right here at UCSF. We are tackling heart and vascular disease from several fronts — from prevention and screening to the newest treatments in cardiology and vascular surgery.
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Michael S. Conte, MD, provides an overview of the various noncardiac and extracranial blood vessel conditions treated by the Division of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery.
Tobias Deuse, MD, discusses the advantages of minimally invasive approaches for the treatment of mitral valve insufficiency.
Vaikom Mahadevan, MD, discusses the history of transcatheter valve implants and their advantages, including less risk, less blood loss and shorter hospital stays.
Zian H. Tseng, MD, discusses the conclusions of the UCSF Prospective Countywide Surveillance and Autopsy Characterization of Sudden Cardiac Death (POST SCD) Study.
Anita Moon-Grady, MD, FAAP, FACC, discusses congenital heart disease (CHD), the most common cause of infant death due to birth defect in the United States.
Walter Li, MD, discusses the various types of fetal arrhythmias, the use of advanced imaging in diagnosis, and the medical therapies used to control arrhythmias, both before and after birth.
Theodore Abraham, MD, discusses hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, a common inherited heart disease that is usually benign, but can be fatal in up to 10 percent of cases.
V.S. Mahadevan, MD, FACC, FSCAI, FRCP, provides an overview of percutaneous treatment of cardiac valvular disease, particularly where surgery is not an option. Dr. Mahadevan concentrates on the pulmonic and aortic valve and the options available...
V.S. Mahadevan, MD, PACC, FSCAI, FRCP, describes transcatheter mitral valve replacement and options for transcatheter tricuspid valve disease treatment.
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