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Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute cardiologist offers tips for Heart Failure Awareness Week. Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 Heart
The Heart Failure Society of America encourages patients, families, caregivers and individuals at risk to learn about heart failure prevention and management WASHINGTON, Feb.
OAKLAND, Calif., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Forty-one year-old Michelle Melvin was celebrating Mother's Day with her family when pain shot through her jaw and up into her temples.
Cleveland HeartLab CEO to present findings at Health & Wellness Congress CLEVELAND, Feb.
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) generally is associated with increased risk for cardiovascular (CV) disease.
Prevention is the best medicine WASHINGTON, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Your heart is the engine of your body.
A new Foundation survey shows that although some survivors are making healthy changes, many need more support to face the challenge of recovery so they can thrive to the fullest OTTAWA,
With February being American Heart Month and February 1st being Women’s Heart Health Day, Women’s Excellence is providing weight management services along with the other routine screenings
Up to 30 percent of heart attack patients suffer a new heart attack because cardiologists are unable to control inflammation inside heart arteries — the process that leads to clots rupturing and causing myocardial infarction or stroke.
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Designs HDL Nanoparticle to Deliver Statin Medication Inside Inflamed Blood Vessels to Prevent Repeat Heart Attacks and Stroke New
An echocardiogram is a test that, much like an ultrasound, uses sound waves to create a moving image of the heart. The most common type of echocardiogram is performed transthoracic, meaning the image is taken through a probe against the chest. A TTE does not involve radiation and is a very safe procedure. A cardiac sonographer will put a gel on the patient's chest and move the transducer around different areas, including directly anterior to the breastbone, inferior and lateral to the right...
A coronary angiography, also known as a coronary catheterization, is a procedure that gives both visual and tactical access to coronary circulation and blood filled chambers of the heart for both diagnostic and interventional purposes. It is one of many diagnostic tests used in cardiology. More specifically, coronary catheterization recognizes occlusion, stenosis, thrombosis or aneurismal enlargement of the walls of the coronary arteries; heart chamber size; heart muscle contraction...
The cardiac stress test is a diagnostic test used in Cardiac pathology for the purpose of patient diagnosis. It measures the heart’s function while placing a heavier workload on the heart. The cardiologist cannot be at the patient’s side while at work, under stress, during a workout or pushed to the limit so this test mimics those activities in a controlled setting. How it is Performed The stress is created by increasing the workload on the cardiac system. This can be accomplished by...
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