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Inova Newsroom
Patient with epilepsy gets life-changing treatment at Inova Fairfax Hospital
The Next Level in Epilepsy Care Although Leila Ait Abdedaim was diagnosed with epilepsy at age 20, she’d already had a lifetime of struggles with the condition. Her symptoms began when she was just 3 months old. In her home country of Morocco, epilepsy is often left untreated, so it wasn’t until she came to…
Friday, October 20, 2017 3:17:38 PM

Ordinary citizens learn to help in a mass casualty event at Inova’s “Stop the Bleed” workshops
The Other First Responders After the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in 2012, the Hartford Consensus was formed to evaluate emergency response processes and recommend changes in how quickly victims are treated. Recommendations call on those present at the time of an event to render care to stop life-threatening blood loss until help from police…
Friday, October 20, 2017 1:47:10 PM

Inova installs world’s smallest pacemaker: First in Northern Virginia
Keeping Pace A pacemaker is a small device whose main purpose is to prevent the heart from beating too slowly. Recently, electrophysiologist Aysha Arshad, MD, and a team of experts at Inova Heart and Vascular Institute (IHVI), implanted what is believed to be the world’s smallest pacemaker. Inova is the first to implant such a…
Friday, October 20, 2017 11:41:36 AM

Inova Children’s Hospital Sponsors Primary Pediatric Psychopharmacology Fellowship
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 19, 2017 CONTACT: Tracy Connell, tracy.connell@inova.org FALLS CHURCH, VA – Inova Children’s Hospital is sponsoring the REACH Institute’s Primary Pediatric Psychopharmacology Mini-Fellowship program, October 20-22. The REACH program provides pediatricians, family physicians, nurse practitioners, physician’s assistants, psychiatrists and neurologists with up-to-date training in the use of psychiatric medications for children and adolescents. The three-day course, which…
Thursday, October 19, 2017 1:39:02 PM

Healing in a Hurry: Enhancing Recovery After Breast Cancer Surgery
Kirsten K. Edmiston, MD, is a board-certified surgeon specializing in breast cancer and breast surgery. She is a member of the Inova Breast Cancer Program. Whether breast cancer surgery involves removing all or part of the breast, with or without reconstruction, the operation can be hard on the body. Yet there are steps you – and…
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 7:00:43 AM

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