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Innovations in Heart Surgery and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease

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In this episode of Fight Back, we discuss the latest innovations in treating all types of cardiovascular disease.
We welcome our special guest Dr. Laith Alshawabkeh. Dr. Laith is a board-certified cardiologist specializing in caring for adults with congenital heart disease, an abnormality in the heart present at birth. He leads the Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program at UC San Diego. An assistant professor in the Department of Medicine at UC San Diego School of Medicine, Dr. Laith is the lead investigator on multiple studies that impact the care of adults with congenital heart disease. The top medical journals, including the Journal of the American Medical Association, Journal of the American College of Cardiology, and Journal of the American Heart Association, have featured his work.
Dr. Laith covers in-depth a variety of topics surrounding cardiovascular disease, including the advancements in the treatment of heart disease—valve replacements, stents, pacemakers, heart transplants—the long-term effects of COVID, how to live a heart-healthy lifestyle, and more.

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In this episode of Fight Back, we discuss the latest innovations in treating all types of cardiovascular disease.
We welcome our special guest Dr. Laith Alshawabkeh. Dr. Laith is a board-certified cardiologist specializing in caring for adults with congenital heart disease, an abnormality in the heart present at birth. He leads the Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program at UC San Diego. An assistant professor in the Department of Medicine at UC San Diego School of Medicine, Dr. Laith is the lead investigator on multiple studies that impact the care of adults with congenital heart disease. The top medical journals, including the Journal of the American Medical Association, Journal of the American College of Cardiology, and Journal of the American Heart Association, have featured his work.
Dr. Laith covers in-depth a variety of topics surrounding cardiovascular disease, including the advancements in the treatment of heart disease—valve replacements, stents, pacemakers, heart transplants—the long-term effects of COVID, how to live a heart-healthy lifestyle, and more.

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