Dr. George Sokos

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Local Man’s Wait For Heart Transplant Continues

A 51-year-old man we’ve been following as he waits for a heart transplant still has not gotten the call yet.


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Medical Frontiers: Heart Failure

Dr. Gerald Pifer spoke with two Allegheny General Hospital doctors on heart failure for this week’s Medical Frontiers.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/04/2013

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Device Aims To Help Congestive Heart Failure Patients

To treat the heart, researchers at Allegheny General Hospital are targeting the brain. Congestive heart failure, or CHF, is like having a broken pump. The body compensates by bombarding the heart with signals to do more. The device slows things down, so the pump can work more efficiently.


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Medical Frontiers 10-24-11

NewsRadio 1020 was joined today by Dr. Robert Moraca, a heart surgeon and George Sokos, cardiologist to talk about heart disease and heart transplants.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–10/24/2011