The webinar was fantastic,” noted Dr. Robert Bonow, who is the immediate past chief of Cardiology at Northwestern Medicine. “I encourage all my current and future patients with heart valve disease to download the new eBook.
Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) November 19, 2014
HeartValveSurgery.com, the largest online resource and community of patients with heart valve disease, announced today that a complimentary eBook titled, “Timing Heart Valve Surgery” is now available for download.
On November 12, 2014, Northwestern Medicine and HeartValveSurgery.com hosted a live, online webinar to educate patients about the progression, the management and the timing of heart valve therapy and other related cardiac disorders including atrial fibrillation, coronary artery disease and aortic aneurysms.
The featured speakers of the event included Dr. Robert O. Bonow, cardiologist at Northwestern Medicine and past president of the American Heart Association, and Dr. Patrick M. McCarthy, cardiac surgeon and chief of Cardiac Surgery at Northwestern Medicine.
“The response to this live webinar was beyond extraordinary. We had over 150 patients on the line with Drs. Bonow and McCarthy,” noted Adam Pick, a former heart valve surgery patient and website founder. “This 51-page eBook will further expand the global reach of this wonderful event – helping patients in countries all over the world.”
During the webinar, Drs. Bonow and McCarthy provided a comprehensive overview of heart valve disease and related cardiac disorders. In addition, Drs. Bonow and McCarthy shared research, treatment options, surgical outcomes, and patient success stories. The webinar concluded with a live, twenty-minute “Questions & Answers” session among the physicians and the webinar attendees.
“The webinar was fantastic,” noted Dr. Bonow, who is the immediate past chief of Cardiology at Northwestern Medicine. “I encourage all my current and future patients with heart valve disease to download the new eBook.”
HeartValveSurgery.com has helped millions of patients and their caregivers better understand the potential challenges and opportunities of heart valve surgery from the patient perspective. During 2013, HeartValveSurgery.com received 1 million visits. To learn more, click here.
Robyn Podell, Director of Communications