• HealthNotes February 2016

  • Features
  • February is Heart Month

    Because February is Heart Month, we have devoted this month’s issue to updates on what Eisenhower is doing in the world of cardiology.Below, cardiologists discuss the new treatment for aortic valve replacement (TAVR) offering new... read more...
  • The Incredible Transformation of Aortic Valve Replacement

    Each year, more than 600,000 people in the United States die of heart disease. It is the leading cause of death in both men and women. One type of heart disease, aortic valve stenosis, is the most common valvular heart disease. Calcific aortic valve... read more...
  • A New Way To Mend Broken Hearts

    At 91, Lloyd “John” Schroeder had a bum knee that was interfering with his ability to play golf at his home course at The Vintage. As part of a careful preoperative workup for knee replacement surgery at Eisenhower Medical Center, the retired auto... read more...
  • Laser Lead Extraction for Pacemakers and Defibrillators

    In October 2014, Eisenhower Medical Center, under the direction of Leon Feldman, MD, began the first laser lead extraction program in the valley. Dr. Feldman, Board Certified in Cardiovascular Disease, is also the Co-Director of Eisenhower... read more...
  • Eisenhower Launches New Lipid Clinic

    When it comes to reducing our risk for heart disease and stroke, we’ve come a long way. In fact, the prevalence of coronary heart disease in the U.S. has dropped by 50 percent in the last 40 years. This trend is due in large part to advances in... read more...
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation - Providing Long Term Success

    When Eric Barr had open heart surgery to replace his aortic valve and remove an aortic aneurysm, it was as if he had been introduced to his 85-year-old self. The problem was, he was only in his early 60s. “It was really important for me to get back... read more...
  • Highlights
  • Upcoming Special Events:

    In addition to our packed calendar of lectures (left column), be sure not to miss these upcoming special events: February 21: From Handel to Hollywood: A Special Benefit Concert for Eisenhower’s Memory Care Center February 27: 21st Annual... read more...
  • Upcoming Events
  • calendar

    The Science Behind the Aging Face KBTH, Feb 18, 4 to 5 p.m.Timothy Jochen, MD, Dermatology760-423-4855; registration required. Beyond Broken: From Addiction to Redemption to Recovery ACSA, Feb 20, 9 to 11 a.m.William Moyers, Vice President, Public... read more...