Medical Intel

The Current and Future State of TAVR for Patients With Aortic Stenosis

by Toby Rogers, MD, Interventional Cardiologist, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute
May 21, 2019

Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) is a minimally-invasive treatment for patients with aortic stenosis, a common condition in older adults…

No Cancer, Tiny Scars: Successful Treatment of Skin Cancer on the Head or Neck

by Jonathan Giurintano, MD, Head and Neck Cancer Surgeon
May 14, 2019

While skin cancers can develop all around the body, the head and neck regions are extremely common locations for skin…

Bunions: What They Are and How We Treat Them

by Ali Rahnama, DPM, Foot and Ankle Surgeon
May 07, 2019

A bunion is a bony lump that develops on the base of the big toe with the big toe pushing…

Transoral Thyroid Surgery: Treating Thyroid Nodules without Scars

by Erin A. Felger, MD, Endocrine Surgeon
April 30, 2019

The thyroid is a central gland of the endocrine system. It produces hormones that control your metabolism, which is how…

Lupus: How Treatment Can Lead to Pain-Free Lives

by Konstantinos Loupasakis, MD, Rheumatologist
April 23, 2019

Lupus erythematosus, or lupus, is an autoimmune disease that can damage practically any part of the body, including the skin,…

Caregivers: Follow These Tips to Keep Elderly Loved Ones Safe

by Cesar A. Torres, MD, Geriatrics & Family Practice
April 16, 2019

People all around the U.S. care for a loved one—whether it’s their mom, dad, grandparent, aunt, or uncle. As a…