Nancy Miller has an artificial heart, but no heart beat, because the device regulates a smooth flow of blood through her body. It’s a miraculous treatment, and Kelly Tucker, M.D., director of cardiac electrophysiology and pacing at the Orange County Heart Institute, explains and demonstrates how the artificial heart works.
Ronda Wimmer, a doctor of Oriental medicine in Newport Beach, Calif., demonstrates acupuncture techniques and describes herbal regimens.
Jay Lee, M.D., medical director of electrophysiology at St. Joseph Hospital in Orange,Calif., discusses abnormal heart rhythms and treatment of the condition.
It’s a delicate subject, but sexual dysfunction can greatly affect your life. Michael Krychman, M.D., of the Sexual Medicine Center at Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach, Calif., discusses areas of concern for both men and women and the myriad treatments — both physical and psychological — available to get back on track sexually.
Jeffrey Johnsrud, M.D., a surgeon at St. Joseph Hospital in Orange, Calif., explains Lap-Band surgery, which ties off part of the stomach for weight control for morbidly obese patients.