Category Archive: Cardiovascular

Dec 02

Cardiac Electrophysiology: From Cell to Bedside

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A radionuclide perfusion scan may be useful for detecting or confirming ischemia when resting ECG abnormalities, medications, or other factors may decrease the accuracy of ECG interpretation of ischemia. (The perfusion imaging is done at the termination of exercise, which may be at a higher MET level than that at which ischemia first occurs. Guidelines from the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (2012) on cardiovascular disease in children and adolescents concluded that measurement of lipoprotein subclasses and their sizes by advanced lipoprotein testing has not been shown to have sufficient clinical utility in children at this time.

Dec 02

Cardiogenic Shock

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Their diet consists of mostly seeds and grains. In people who do not have diabetes, the pancreas automatically produces the right amount of insulin to move glucose from blood into the cells. Metabolic syndrome increases your risk for developing more serious conditions such as cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes. However many angry and greedy pharmaceutical companies have requested government organizations in United States to ban the new groundbreaking online video that reveals how to naturally eliminate psoriasis.

Dec 01

Contemporary Diagnosis and Management of Hypertension

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If a woman does not realize heart disease is a health threat, she will not make heart healthy changes or respond to symptoms once they occur. These conditions increase the risk of developing heart disease. This includes tumours of the heart, blood vessel tumors or ballooning (aneurysm) of the blood vessels of the brain, cardiomyopathy, heart valve diseases, disorders of the lining of the heart or pericarditis, aortic aneurysm etc. Dillon SA, Burmi RS, Lowe GM, Billington D, Rahman K.

Dec 01

Surgical Management of Congestive Heart Failure

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Endocarditis is usually caused by bacteria. Prospective studies have suggested that carriers of the 719Arg allele in KIF6 are at increased risk of clinical coronary artery disease compared with noncarriers. People could just be forced to do a 3 week diet before any planned surgery. The mean (SD) follow-up during the trial was 31.9 (14.4) months; enrollment was ended early by the data and safety monitoring board. The risks of a second heart attack is more after the first.

Dec 01

Evaluation of Cardiac Function by Echocardiography

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All hypertensive patients with established cardiovascular disease or with type 2 diabetes or with an estimated 10-year risk of cardiovascular death ≥5% (based on the SCORE chart) should be considered for statin therapy aiming at goals referred to in Section 4.9. Patches of atheroma are often called plaques. The US, China, Singapore, Canada, Australia, Netherlands, the UK, Thailand, Germany, and the UAE are the Vietnam's largest buyers. What are the possible side effects of medications I've been prescribed?

Dec 01

cardiovascular diseases(Chinese Edition)

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In the United States, nearly all states require mandatory newborn screening for critical CHD [ 87 ]. Thyroid hormone lowers blood cholesterol by increasing the number of LDL receptors on cells. Some of the recognized causes of heart disease include damage to the heart muscle or valves due to a congenital defect; or to inflammation and damage associated with various viral, bacterial, fungal, rickettsial or parasitic diseases. I will undergo myocardial perfusion Imaging to confim. if the 2D echo with doppler is correct.

Dec 01

Atlas of 3D Echocardiography: Expert Consult - Online

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Galectin-3 is a protein that is associated with the development and progression of heart failure, including progressive fibrosis (stiffening) of the heart muscle. In the kidneys, CVD can cause elevated blood pressure, renal insufficiency, and eventually renal failure leading to the need for dialysis. Because this condition is a small vessel disease, it can't be seen on an angiogram (an X-ray with dye that identifies blockages in the larger blood vessels). There is no one cause of "heart disease." "Heart disease" is a heterogeneous compliation of diseases of the heart and blood vessels with many different causes.

Nov 30

Health Update: Coronary Heart Disease

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For left ventriculography, the report should describe the wall motion of the myocardium with regard to any areas of hypokinesis (abnormally decreased motion), akinesis (lack of motion), or dyskinesis (distortion of motion), and the overall contraction of the ventricle as measured by the ejection fraction. Rheumatic heart disease is caused by one or more attacks of rheumatic fever, which then do damage to the heart, particularly the heart valves. Now, when you expose your skin to sunshine, your skin synthesizes vitamin D3 sulfate.

Nov 30

Cardiac Electrophysiology: A Visual Guide for Nurses, Techs,

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Seymor Glagov and his colleagues from University of Chicago studied the hearts of 136 deceased individuals and found that when vessels become sclerotic, they actually widen to compensate for the narrowing brought about by the deposition of cholesterol in their walls. Cardiovascular disease is very much a disease of Western Civilization and its incidence varies from almost 1,000 deaths per 100,000 population in Hungary to less than a third of that in Japan(2). Cardiomyopathy is brought about by a structural abnormality in the muscle enclosing one or both ventricles, with the affected chamber taking on a thickened, dilated or scarred appearance. (The left ventricle is always affected; right-chamber involvement may also occur, but only rarely.) The abnormality sets the organ’s blood-collecting and blood-pumping mechanics awry, and such dysfunction can progress to congestive heart failure —and a resulting collection of fluid in or around the lungs — and then to respiratory distress.

Nov 30

Introduction to Respiratory Care, 1e

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All fats and oils should be used sparingly. Ask your doctor if TAVI is an option for you in your particular circumstances. Get your blood glucose levels, blood pressure and blood cholesterol checked at least once a year and aim to keep to the target agreed with your healthcare team. This may result in part of the brain dying, leading to sudden impairment of one or more capacities, such as speaking, thinking and/or movement. Unfortunately, chlorine isn’t used because it’s the safest or most effective means of disinfection — it’s just the cheapest.

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