Erin Drain, a 32-year-old regional sales manager, could feel her heartbeat in her chest ever since she was a teenager. It wasn't until she came to the University of Chicago Medicine and met with Roderick Tung, MD, for a second opinion on a heart ablation procedure that she was able to be completely cured.
Millions of people suffer from asthma. And although it is a treatable ailment, it still has the ability to make life a lot more difficult than it has to be. To learn about proper treatment methods and how to help alleviate symptoms, the University of Chicago Medicine sat down with Dr. Hogarth, MD during a Facebook Live to gain more information.
Michael Sachell, a 55-year-old construction worker, began experiencing shortness of breath. Cardiac surgeon Daniel Ciaburri, MD, and cardiologist Abed Dehnee, MD, at the University of Chicago Medicine at Ingalls Memorial Hospital joined forces to provide life-saving, complex care, treating Sachell's congestive heart failure and a mitral valve defect in his heart.