Ask Yourself -- Ellinor

Patrick Ellinor, MD, discusses atrial fibrillation (AFib), its connection to stroke, and the new treatment options available at Mass General.

Michael Jaff, DO, explains how knowing your personal and family history may help prevent a stroke

Michael Jaff, DO, Medical Director of the Massachusetts General Hospital Fireman Vascular Center explains how carotid artery disease can cause a stroke, unless it is found early and treated, and how you can identify your risk for this condition.

Guy Rordorf, MD, recommends an imaging test for anyone with a family history of FMD

Guy Rordorf, MD, vascular neurologist at the Massachusetts General Hospital Fireman Vascular Center, says an imaging test can detect fibromuscular dysplasia (FMD), and recommends it for those with a family history of the condition. Learn more about FMD and how it weakens artery walls and can lead to severe hypertension or stroke.


Proto magazine

Proto magazine stakes its ground on medicine's leading edge, reporting back from the frontiers of research and practice - exploring breakthroughs, dissecting controversies and opening a forum for informed debate.

Search the Mass General news archive

Search the archive for previously published news articles, press releases and publications.