Category Archives: Heart

Diagnosing Endocarditis

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. H.R. Vikram tells us how endocarditis, an infection of the heart is diagnosed. To listen, click the link below. Diagnosing Endocarditis

Infective Endocarditis

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. H. R. Vikram describes infective endocarditis. To listen, click the link below. What is Infective Endocarditis

What to Expect After Heart Transplant

In this Medical Edge episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Francisco Arabia discusses life after a heart transplant. To listen, click on the link below. What to Expect After Heart Transplant

Lowering Triglycerides

When you go in to see the doctor, it’s typical to get a blood test to check lipid levels, your cholesterol and triglycerides. You likely know it’s important to lower bad cholesterol levels, because high levels increase your risk of heart attack. The same holds true for triglycerides. But what you might not know is […]

Bariatric Surgery and Obesity

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Dr. Francisco Lopez-Jimenez talks about a study regarding treating obese patients who also have heart disease. To listen, click the link below. Bariatric Surgery & Obesity