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Hopkins inHealth May 13
Respect patients as people and individuals not as numbers. - Dr. Shari Lawson
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Hopkins inHealth May 7
Thanks for tuning into this weekend’s ! Check out the timeline of research milestones here.
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Hopkins inHealth May 6
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Hopkins inHealth May 6
Autopsy is critical for accurate diagnosis of sudden death, says Gaetano Thiene
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Hopkins inHealth May 6
Dan Judge heart transplant remains the last resort for patients but the outcomes are the best as compared to other patients, possibly because the patients are typically healthier
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Hopkins inHealth May 6
. Luisa Mestroni says heart failure is relatively infrequent in
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Hopkins inHealth May 6
We need a better understanding of environmental and genetic modifiers of to take better care of affected family members says Cindy James
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Hopkins inHealth May 6
the discussion about how best to manage continues
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Hopkins inHealth May 6
Postmortem testing requires setting clearer expectations with families about what genetic information tests can provide says
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Hopkins inHealth May 6
did a study on prolonged grief--of those who found an sudden death family member many suffer and should seek and desire psychological support and more info counselors
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Hopkins inHealth May 6
At 10:45 am, Cynthia James will kick off the progression heart failure session discussing environmental modifiers of penetrance and progression.
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Hopkins inHealth May 6
there's so much we don't understand about but we have to manage the families as we learn more, we've become experts on
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Hopkins inHealth May 6
. Frank Marchlinski we tend to map the heart more the second time but found comparing voltage maps in most patients was no change and uncommon to have extensive scar; might explain why ablation has prolonged effect
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A/Prof Jodie Ingles May 6
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Hopkins inHealth May 6
Andre la Gerche of says the less intense exersize is associated with fewer VT events
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Hopkins inHealth May 6
When it comes to cardiomyopathy don't do IM triathlon, 24hr long cycling events but DO mild to moderate activities like walking 30 min/day and make gradual changes, says Andre la Gerche of
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Hopkins inHealth May 6
Wojciech and will soon start a pilot study to see if flecainide can reduce VPBs in patients with ICDs
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Hopkins inHealth May 6
Take-home message from Wojciech Zareba from U. Rochester Medical Center: in order to optimize drug treatment of we really need to understand which molecular version of the disease is being treated
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Hopkins inHealth May 6
. Kalyanam Shivkumar heart scar or change contraction will initiate sympathetic activation which can lead to but cardiac sympathetic denervation can be life saving for #
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Brittney Murray May 6
providing an update on the near completion of the evaluation of genes. We evaluated 27 genes, assessment hopefully out this year.
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