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Episode 4: Inova's New Model of Care is Saving Lives of Patients with Deadly Heart Attack Complications
In this episode of Inova HealthChat, we’ll hear how the “Cardiogenic Shock Team” at the Inova Heart and Vascular Institute has dramatically increased survival rates for critically ill heart attack patients.
Terri Craddock, MBA, MLS (ASCP), HP and Stephanie Morrison Snapkoski join Inova HealthChat host Jennifer Siciliano for a conversation about health condition requirements for donating blood, the precarious blood supply, and the rigorous testing processes for each unit of blood before it is used for transfusion. Listen more to also hear about Stephanie’s family experience of her seven year old son who has been fighting acute lymphoblastic leukemia since he was five years old.
George Gillian, MD, and Ivan Harnden, MD, join Inova HealthChat host Jennifer Siciliano to discuss surgical treatments for GERD, commonly known as heartburn, when over-the-counter and prescriptions have not helped. Listen to hear more about the LINX and TIF procedures.