Neurosurgeons are physician specialists who use surgical procedures to treat diseases, including cancer of the brain, spine, and other parts of the nervous system.
Mark T. Tawil, MD
Specialty: Thoracic Surgery
- thoracic surgery
- vascular surgery
Location and Office HoursThoracic Surgical Associates
1330 Mercy Dr NW
Canton, OH 44708
- Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield
- CIGNA HealthCare
- Great-West Healthcare CIGNA
- HomeTown Health Plan
- Medical Mutual of Ohio/HMO Health Ohio
- SummaCare Health Plan
- United Healthcare
- Affinity Medical Center, Doctors Campus
- Alliance Community Hospital
- Mercy Medical Center
- Union Hospital
What kinds of cancer does a neurosurgeon treat?
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How is the heart designed?
SCAI answeredYour heart is a muscular organ, roughly the size of your fist. It works as a pump to push blood through your arteries with enough force for blood to reach all parts of your body. It is small organ for the big and important job is must do.
The heart’s structure is what enables it to function as such an efficient pump. The heart is divided into four chambers, the upper left and right atria and the lower left and right ventricles. A thick wall called the septum separates the left side of the heart from the right side. Valves separate the atria from the ventricles. These valves carefully regulate blood flow through the chambers by acting as one-way doors within the heart. The walls of the heart and the valves keep the blood on a "one-way street" through the heart and out to the body and back. If any part of the heart’s structure, such as the valves, is not working correctly, the ability of the heart to perform its job will be impaired.
What is the heart?
Mehmet Oz, MD, Cardiology, answeredAs the symbol of love and courage, the heart is more than just inspiration for songwriters, poets, tattoo artists, and celebrity stalkers. And it's more than just a symbol for life. It is life.
Much like the water main of your anatomical house, your heart provides the nutrients you need to live. In your house, clean water lets you drink safely and wash away germs. In your body, your heart pumps blood to every room-to your brain so you can think, to your sex organs so you can procreate, to your digestive system so you can process food, to your muscles so you can help your neighbors move their piano.
And you thought this incredible organ was just a pump that went thump-thump.
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