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  • Heart Health

    Robotic-Assisted Lung Surgery – 3 Times Faster Recovery

    Wayne Holley, MD
    McLeod Cardiothoracic Surgical Associates
    18 SEPTEMBER 2018

    With robotic-assisted surgery, the surgeon’s hands and eyes still guide the instruments with many advantages for the patient. McLeod Thoracic Surgeon C. Wayne Holley, MD, explains the many patient advantages, when he performs robotic-assisted lung surgery.

  • Heart Health

    What’s the Role of a Thoracic Surgeon?

    Wayne Holley, MD
    McLeod Cardiothoracic Surgical Associates
    10 SEPTEMBER 2018

    Today’s surgeons often specialize on specific body parts or organs. McLeod Thoracic Surgeon C. Wayne Holley, MD explains his specialty, which involves the organs of the chest.

  • Heart Health

    Good Food for Your Heart

    Anne H. Everman, MD
    McLeod Cardiology Associates – Myrtle Beach
    05 SEPTEMBER 2018

    To prevent heart disease avoid or limit processed foods, fats, sugar and sodium in your daily diet.  McLeod Cardiologist Anne Everman, MD, offers tips on the good, bad and avoidable when it comes to your food choices.

  • Heart Health

    Women, Know Your Heart Health Numbers

    Anne H. Everman, MD
    McLeod Cardiology Associates – Myrtle Beach
    28 AUGUST 2018

    One way to prevent heart disease is to keep an eye on the numbers that measure your heart health, such as blood pressure, cholesterol, BMI and sugar levels.

  • Heart Health

    What You Need to Know About Heart Disease in Women

    Anne H. Everman, MD
    McLeod Cardiology Associates – Myrtle Beach
    20 AUGUST 2018

    Until early in the 21st Century, one in three women were dying of heart disease.  They went to the doctor later, were sicker and were more likely to die than men.

  • Heart Health

    Surgical Solutions for Heart Valve Issues

    Scot C. Schultz, MD
    McLeod Cardiothoracic Surgical Associates
    15 AUGUST 2018

    A person’s heart has four valves. Two of them do the most work.  The mitral valve pumps blood between the heart’s two left chambers. The aortic valve controls blood flowing from your heart into the body’s main blood vessel.

  • Heart Health

    Endovascular Surgical Repair Keeps You Healthy, Avoiding Aortic Rupture

    Christopher G. Cunningham, MD
    McLeod Vascular Associates – Little River
    07 AUGUST 2018

    The aorta, a large artery that carries blood from the heart, can enlarge and rupture with life-threatening results. Thanks to surgical developments, repairing the enlargement or aneurysm is usually a simple operation.

  • Heart Health

    Surgical Procedures That Help Prevent Strokes

    Joshua A. Sibille, MD
    McLeod Vascular Associates – Little River
    30 JULY 2018

    Surgical procedures can dramatically reduce your chances of suffering a stroke. McLeod Vascular Surgeon Joshua Sibille, MD, explains how he diagnoses pre-stroke conditions and the vascular procedures used to avoid an approaching stroke.

  • Heart Health

    Stroke Risk Factors to Know and, If Possible, Control

    Joshua A. Sibille, MD
    McLeod Vascular Associates – Little River
    27 JULY 2018

    Stroke, a scary word, that corresponds to a “heart attack of the brain.” McLeod Vascular Surgeon Joshua Sibille, MD, explains the various factors that put you at increased risk – some of which you can and should control.

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