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Researchers in Sweden have found an association between a person's fitness as a teenager and their risk of heart attack in later life.
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A new study shows that coronary artery calcium (CAC) screening, an assessment tool that is not currently recommended for people considered at low risk, should play a more prominent role in helping determine a person's risk for heart attack and heart disease-related death, as well as the need for angioplasty or bypass surgery.
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Undoubtedly, many people will experience heartburn from over-indulging on food and drink this holiday season, but how can you be sure the symptoms you’re experiencing aren’t signs of something more serious.
Patients undergoing cardiac surgery should be assessed for depression and physical activity.
Researchers found eating apples helped prevent or delay around 8,500 vascular deaths such as heart attacks and strokes every year in the UK. This finding is similar to giving statins to everyone over 50 years who is not already taking them.
Suppressing the enzyme fidgetin promotes the re-growth of experimentally injured nerve cells and their connections.
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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