Diagnosis of Carotid Artery Disease


Hi. I’m Dr. Sachar with Wake Heart and Vascular, and today, I’d like to talk to you about diagnosis of carotid artery disease. I’ve previously talked about the treatment of carotid artery disease and what exactly carotid artery disease is, ... Read more

Treatment of Carotid Artery Disease


Hello. I’m Dr. Sachar with Wake Heart and Vascular, and today I’d like to talk to you today about carotid artery disease. You may have heard of carotid artery disease. Somebody in your family — a loved one — may ... Read more

WHV Blogs

Dr. Kevin Campbell  August 8, 2013
Technology in medicine advances at a rapid pace.  In the US today most patients have access to mobile phones, smartphones and tablets.  Medical device makers continue to innovate and create ways in which these technologies can be used by patients ... Read more

Dr. Kevin Campbell  July 11, 2013
We ALL try to do our very best for our patients.  Often the decisions we make have profound impacts on outcomes.  Medicine is NOT always “cut and dry” and many times gut instinct and judgement calls must play a role ... Read more

Dr. Kevin Campbell  June 20, 2013
Recently, there has been a great deal in the press surrounding organ transplantation.  Sara Murnhagan, the courageous little girl with end stage cystic fibrosis, captured the nation’s attention as she waited for a life saving lung transplant.  The organ transplantation ... Read more

Media & Events

WHV  May 10, 2013
RALEIGH, N.C. (May 10, 2013) – The U.S. health care system provides world-class care to Americans every day, the head of the UNC-Chapel Hill Medical School acknowledges. But it’s a myth that the nation has the best health-care system in ... Read more

WHV  April 25, 2013
GOLDSBORO, N.C.(April 24, 2013) –  For years, Wayne County residents could be diagnosed with a block coronary artery and then have that blood vessel opened with a coronary stent. But here’s the problem: Until recently the diagnosis might have been ... Read more

WHV  February 8, 2013
RALEIGH, N.C. (February 8, 2013) — A year ago, Dr. R. Lee Jobe of WHV – Wake Heart & Vascular was picked to join a team that could implant a new heart valve device designed for older patients with little hope of ... Read more