Posts by Ada C. Stefanescu Schmidt, MDCM, MSc, FACC
TPVR Offers Lower-risk Option for Pulmonary Regurgitation
Massachusetts General Hospital performs advanced transcatheter pulmonary valve replacement (TPVR) to immediately relieve pulmonary regurgitation without open-heart surgery.
Mass General at #ACC19
The American College of Cardiology's (ACC) Annual Scientific Session and Expo is a global exchange for cardiovascular scientists and clinicians to discuss and debate the latest science and information. Several cardiologists from Massachusetts General Hospital play important roles within the ACC before, during and after the annual symposium. A few of them share their perspectives on what excites them most about being an integral part of the ACC and ACC.19.
Impaired RV Reserve Predicts Cardiac Outcomes in Congenital Heart Patients
Impaired Right Ventricular Exercise Reserve, Strongly Predicts Adverse Cardiac Outcomes In Adults with Congenital Right Heart Disease.
Contraceptive Methods for Women with Complex CHD
Women with CHD have more thrombosis/thromboembolic events from oral contraceptives. Despite recommendations against, some high-risk patients still use them.
Surveys Show How Symptoms Differ Among Adults with Congenital Heart Disease
The number of adults with congenital heart disease (ACHD) has grown significantly over the last 20 years and is now estimated to exceed 1.2 million in the U.S. Little data exists for ACHD specialists to use in quantifying patient-reported outcomes.
The challenge of treating supraventricular arrhythmias
Better evidence is needed to develop guidelines for treating patients with supraventricular arrhythmias.
Ada C. Stefanescu Schmidt, MDCM, MSc, FACC, is an interventional cardiologist in the Corrigan Minehan Heart Center and an assistant in Medicine (Cardiology) at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Stefanescu Schmidt is also an instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School.