Category Archives: Henry Ford

Insurance companies are not paying for Repatha and Praluent

March 8, 2017- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD We interviewed cardiologist William O’Neill, MD about his personal need for the cholesterol-lowering, large-molecule, antibody drug from Amgen, branded as Repatha. Despite

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Review of the TCT 2015 data

October 19, 2015

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Occluding the left atrial appendage to prevent stroke in A-fib

May 17, 2014- Thromboembolic stroke caused by atrial fibrillation is the primary reason patients are placed

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Catheter approaches for mitral replacement

March 23, 2014- interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD With catheter based methods for replacing the aorta valve not being adopted as expected, the

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TAVI: Comparing CoreValve to Sapien

November 8, 2013- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD William O’Neill, MD of Henry Ford discusses the recent pivotal data for the Medtronic CoreValve device,

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Bioabsorbable stents

May 14, 2013- William O’Neill, MD of Henry Ford discusses bioabsorbable coronary stents, and the U.S. Abbott trials.

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Renal denervation devices to treat hypertension

William O’Neill, MD of Henry Ford Hospital discusses renal denervation devices used to treat refractory hypertension. He is involved with the Medtronic device trials.

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TAVR Finances: William O’Neill, MD

Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD The clinical adoption of  Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) has been slower than

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TAVR collaboration

April 12, 2013- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD William O’Neill, MD, Director of the Structural Heart Disease Center at Henry Ford Hospital,

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