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Throughout the month of February, our doctors and specialists in the Massachusetts General Hospital Institute for Heart, Vascular and Stroke Care will be sharing their expertise on various heart conditions and offering prevention tips in recognition of American Heart Month. Roughly one in every four deaths in the U.S. each year is due to heart disease, making it the leading cause of death for Americans.

February Heart Month: Advances in Treating Adult Congenital Heart Disease

28/Feb/2013

 

 

Throughout the month of February, our doctors and specialists in the Massachusetts General Hospital Institute for Heart, Vascular and Stroke Care will be sharing their expertise on various heart conditions and offering prevention tips in recognition of American Heart Month. Roughly one in every four deaths in the U.S. each year is due to heart disease, making it the leading cause of death for Americans.

In this video, Doreen Defaria Yeh, MD, Cardiology Subspecialty Education Coordinator; Thomas MacGillivray, MD, Adult Congenital Heart Disease Surgical Director; and Brian Ghoshhajra, MD, Cardiac CT & MRI Imaging Clinical Director, talk about advances in the treatment of adult congenital heart disease (ACHD) when it comes to clinical care, surgery and imaging.

To learn more about the Mass General Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program visit:
http://www.massgeneral.org/heartcenter/services/treatmentprograms.aspx?id=1003.

To learn more about other heart-related conditions visit:
http://www.massgeneral.org/heartcenter/.

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