Endovascular therapy hasn’t been proven to improve survival over medical management for type B thoracic aortic dissection, but this case shows good outcomes are achievable in carefully selected patients.
This case of a 13-year-old concussed athlete with intractable symptoms yields lessons in the nuances of assessment, how to manage family expectations and the imperative for a menu of care options.
Images tell the story in this case of a highly functional elderly man who benefited from an inventive endovascular strategy for a large pseudoaneurysm close to the sternum and prior CABG grafts.
Here’s why Cleveland Clinic founded its homegrown academic research organization 25 years ago — and how it continues to shape medical progress and maintain trust in the clinical trials process.
Following bowel obstruction surgery, a Utah man has been able to thrive thanks to a lifetime of healthy habits. Cleveland Clinic’s Chief Wellness Officer Michael Roizen, MD, says he is a ‘model’ patient.
Cleveland Clinic recommends routine CT scanning of the pulmonary veins three to four months after pulmonary vein isolation. This case study of a 25-year-old patient illustrates why.
Robotically assisted repair is the least invasive surgical approach for mitral regurgitation. This one-minute video shows the essentials of a robot-assisted triangular resection of the prolapsing portion of a mitral valve leaflet.
When an elderly man with no psychiatric history presents with sudden onset of agitation, consider looking to the bladder — both for possible causation and for rapid resolution of symptoms.
When conventional therapy failed a woman with a rare glioma, she sought re-treatment at Cleveland Clinic. Pulsed low-dose-rate radiation and anti-angiogenic therapy helped restore movement and speech.
Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in Las Vegas provides treatment options for Alzheimer’s disease patients and support for their caregivers.