'Many patients in our community have had successful, valvular procedures thanks to the people at the University of Virginia,' stated Adam Pick, HeartValveSurgery.com founder.
Charlottesville, Virginia (PRWEB) November 05, 2013
HeartValveSurgery.com, the largest educational resource and community of patients with heart valve disease, announced today that the UVA Advanced Cardiac Valve Center, which is part of the University of Virginia Health System, has become its newest sponsor.
“We are thrilled to be working with the innovative and dedicated medical team at the UVA Advanced Cardiac Valve Center,” stated Adam Pick, founder of HeartValveSurgery.com. “Many patients in our community have had successful, valvular procedures thanks to the people at the University of Virginia.”
In addition to traditional surgical approaches, the UVA Advanced Cardiac Valve Center provides patients minimally invasive alternatives and catheter-based solutions including transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), percutaneous mitral valve repair techniques and percutaneous pulmonary valve implantation.
“In addition to helping patients learn about their diagnosis and their treatment options, HeartValveSurgery.com provides patients an opportunity to meet other patients in its social network,” stated Dr. Scott Lim, cardiologist, co-director of the UVA Advanced Cardiac Valve Center.
Earlier this morning, HeartValveSurgery.com launched a new Heart Valve Clinic Microsite featuring the UVA Advanced Cardiac Valve Center. The microsite provides a simple interface with robust multimedia capabilities to help patients and caregivers learn about UVA Advanced Cardiac Valve Center’s unique cardiac competencies, its surgeons, its cardiologists, patient success stories and more.
To see the UVA Advanced Cardiac Valve Center’s microsite, please click here.
Founded in 2006, HeartValveSurgery.com offers patients an end-to-end platform for learning about heart valve repair and heart valve replacement surgery. The platform includes a social network, a surgeon finder, a cardiac clinic directory, an interactive blog, a book and a new educational video library.
During 2012, HeartValveSurgery.com received over 1 million patient and caregiver visits while expanding its online library to over 10,000 pages of free information. To learn more, please visit http://www.HeartValveSurgery.com.
Robyn Podell, Director of Communications