The FDA recently approved TAVR for intermediate risk patients. Interventional Cardiologist Dr. Nicholas Ruggerio and Nurse Practitioner Rebecca Marcantuono from the Jefferson Angisoplasty Center share what this means for patients with aortic valve stenosis.
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In 2014 Barbara Sommons, a nurse from Richboro, Pa., saw her doctor for persistent fatigue that she couldn’t seem to shake. Blood tests revealed a diagnosis she would have never guessed, even with her clinical background. Barbara had contracted Hepatitis C from a blood transfusion nearly 40 years prior.
Like most people, Rebecca Curry didn’t realize she had celiac disease. If left untreated, serious complications can result including additional autoimmune disorders, rashes, celiac-associated cancers and infertility or miscarriages. For women with celiac, a strict gluten-free diet is an absolute must, according to Dr. Anthony DiMarino.