It's commonly known that chronic inflammation is involved in the formation and progression of plaques that form on the lining of the arteries, which can lead to cardiovascular events. Read how diet can impact this. #hearthealthydiet

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Studies reveal early discharge advantage following successful transfemoral TAVR procedure - a beneficial trend in COVID-19 era though requires caution for some patient groups.

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Recent studies confirm statin benefits in the elderly and the harmful effects of high cholesterol. The studies report that this age group, which is typically excluded from clinical trials, are “at a significantly increased risk of cardiovascular events and that they stand to gain a significant be...

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In case you missed it, we're reposting a summary of some of the highlights from the 2020 Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) conference held virtually this past October - #mitraclip #structuralheartcare

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Last week we posted a recent presentation on atrial fibrillation (#AFib ) and reducing stroke risk. We discussed when a device known as the WATCHMAN may be indicated. We invite readers to learn more about this device.

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You do not have to put off your cardiology checkups. Dr. Yazdani and the entire staff at Carient Heart & Vascular take every precaution to ensure their safety and that of their patients amid COVID-19 concerns.

We will be holding a live broadcast on my Shawn Yazdani MD, FACC, FSCAI Facebook page (@shawnyazdanimd) tomorrow Wednesday 4/1/2020 at 5:30 PM (EST) to talk about the Covid-19 virus pandemic and its potential cardiovascular effects. My guest will be Dr. Hamid Taheri, MD, Associate Professor of Me...

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6 months ago
When my son was diagnosed with mitral valve regurgitation by a Houston cardiologist, I reached out to Dr. Yazdani for a second opinion, because of his reputation and work in interventional cardiology. He bent over backwards to provide additional consult – providing much needed clarity and reassurance. He is exceptional and highly recommended.
- Cristy H

About us

Formerly cardiology specialist at INOVA®, where he started the first Chronic Total Occlusion (CTO) program in the area, Dr. Shawn Yazdani is today cofounder of Carient Heart & Vascular and leading the way for new interventional techniques in northern Virginia. Established in 2013, Carient Heart & Vascular represents a team of some of the best cardiovascular specialists in the region, providing comprehensive, award-winning care. The group was formed when two prominent cardiovascular practices, Virginia Cardiovascular Associates (est. 1999) and Virginia Cardiovascular (est. 1997) joined together to provide a broader scope of service and bring the latest advances in cardiovascular care to Virginia. Recognized as top physicians in their field by Castle Connolly, the Washingtonian, the Washington Post magazine and Northern Virginia magazine, the group provides leadership and research support to advance cardiovascular medicine and successful, evidence-based outcomes. On-site Services
  • Electrocardiogram
  • Cardiac Stress Test
  • Comprehensive Atrial Fibrillation Management
  • Congestive Heart Failure Clinic
  • Coumadin Clinic
  • Echocardiography
  • Event Monitoring
  • Holter Monitors
  • Sleep Disorder Center
  • Vascular Studies
On-site Testing
  • Ankle Brachial Index
  • Arrhythmia monitoring
  • Duplex Ultrasonography
  • ECG stress testing
  • Vascular Studies
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiography
  • Nuclear Imaging
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
Hospital Services
  • PCI: Angioplasty/Stents
  • Pacemakers
  • Trans. Echo (TEE)
  • Acute MI Interventions
  • Electrophysiology Studies
  • Vascular Procedures
  • Cardiac CT
  • Cardiac Catheterizations
  • Tilt Table Testing
  • Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Implantation
  • Catheter Ablation
  • Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) Device Exclusion
  • Arterial Septal Defect (ASD) Device Exclusion

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