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UNLV Health Cardiology & Pulmonology News

The clinic's cardiology and pulmonology physicians are trained to prevent, diagnose, and treat illnesses and diseases that affect adults, age 18 and older. UNLV Health features three different internal medicine locations. This location specializes in Pulmonology (respiratory system), and Cardiology (heart).

Cardiology & Pulmonology In The News

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February 25, 2021

Pulmonary medicine has never been so critical than during a pandemic caused by a respiratory virus. Dr. Angelica Honsberg has played a central role in coordinating and providing care for many of the most critically ill COVID-19 patients in UMC’s Intensive Care Unit. She is also taking her first-hand experience and using it to further the knowledge and treatment of patients across the country.

Recent Cardiology & Pulmonology Accomplishments

August 17, 2022
Ahmed Gill, Omar Al-Taweel, Dalia Hawwass, Chowdhury Ahsan (all Medicine) and colleagues presented three posters to the European Society of Cardiology Congress. Their presentations were titled, "Transcatheter aortic valve replacement in patients with a concomitant aortic aneurysm," "Short-term outcomes of patients transferred from non-acute care…
April 7, 2021
Drs. Awad Javaid, Banveet Kaur Khetarpal, Kalaimani Elango, and Chowdhury Ahsan (all Medicine) recently co-authored a manuscript, "The Effects of Warfarin and Direct Oral Anticoagulants on Systemic Vascular Calcification: A Review" in Cells. The authors reviewed recent evidence regarding the effects of warfarin compared to direct oral…