Surgery is only a last-resort treatment of Crohn's disease, says Roger Hsiung, MD, a colorectal surgeon at Southern Hills Hospital. In this video, he discusses other ways of managing Crohn's disease.
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What are the dangers of pregnancy if I have BAV disease?
Pregnancy puts added stress on the heart and major blood vessels so it is important that you consult with your cardiologist, who regularly treats patients with bicuspid aortic valve disease (an abnormality of the aortic valve) and/or aortic aneurysm (enlargement of the aorta), before becoming pregnant. Your health care team will determine if it is safe for you to become pregnant based on the size of your aorta, your heart muscle function and the severity of your aortic valve disease. Some women with moderate or severe aortic stenosis (narrowing of the aortic valve opening) who become pregnant have needed surgery for their valve after delivery, earlier than expected due to accelerated progression of the disease.
Who performs endovascular procedures?
SCAI answeredEndovascular procedures are performed by doctors with special training in blood vessel health and in using technologies to treat blood vessels. Among the medical specialists who may treat peripheral artery disease (PAD) with endovascular approaches are interventional cardiologists, vascular surgeons, interventional radiologists and vascular medicine specialists.
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