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Kristeen Derrick PA-C, recently graduated from Stanford University School of Medicine’s Physician Assistant Program and concurrently received a Masters of Medical Science degree from St. Francis University.
Dr. Bethencourt was a faculty member and presented at the Re-Evolution Summit in Houston, Texas. It’s a hands-on summit to teach doctors and PA’s in the industry all over the country to learn new minimally invasive techniques. View the video below to see highlights:
Dr. Bethencourt is at the ISMICS national conference in Montreal and was the Poster Winner for the Category 8. Valve- Minimally Invasive Approaches: Aortic for the poster entitled Minimally-Invasive Aortic Valve Replacement via Right Anterior Mini-thoracotomy and Central Aortic Cannulation: A 13-Year Experience
Atrial fibrillation is the most common type of arrhythmia, an irregular rate or rhythm of your heartbeat. This is caused by a problem with the heart’s electrical system.
Mitral valve prolapse and coronary artery disease are common conditions that could affect your heart. Some people do not experience symptoms for either of these conditions, however, if symptoms are present, your doctor can diagnose the cause and determine if treatment is necessary.
Jerald Downen, 60, spent his youth growing up in Memphis, Tenn., and having lived in Japan and Australia, he was as surprised to find himself at the office of his long time friend and cardiologist, Dr. David Wolford at the Stern Cardiovascular Institute in Memphis, Tenn. “Although I competed internationally in triathlons I was absolutely shocked when I had a heart attack in 2004” Downen says “and since that time my heart never felt quite right and I was constantly worried about what was going on.”
Dr. Daniel Bethencort attended the Re-Evolution Summit, a hands-on experience for cardiac surgeons all around the country to learn the latest techniques for minimally invasive cardiac surgery. The event is hosted in Houston, TX and Dr. Bethencourt was a features speaker and workshop teacher.
During heart health month, it’s important to know whether you are at risk for heart disease and conditions like aortic aneurysms.