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Atrial Fibrillation - Symptoms, Causes and Treatment Atrial fibrillation is a very common cardiac arrhythmia that usually causes rapid, irregular heartbeat. Atrial fibrillation usually occurs in the elderly and with structural heart disease, such as valve disease, heart failure, or with cardiac electrical conduction disorders.
Heart diseases   Article saved: 14 November 2017
Angioplasty with stent
Cardiac Catheterization - Angioplasty with Stent Cardiac catheterization is a medical procedure used to diagnose and treat, when necessary, cases of obstruction of the coronary arteries, which are the arteries that nourish the heart muscle. Untreated obstruction of the coronary arteries results in acute myocardial infarction.
Heart diseases   Article saved: 09 August 2018
Myocardial Infarction
Fulminant Infarction - Causes and Symptoms Fulminant infarction is one of the leading causes of sudden death. After a heart attack, the heart can stop working because it has suffered necrosis in an extensive area of your muscle or because a malignant arrhythmia has arisen. In both cases, the heart becomes unable to pump the blood properly, leading the patient to circulatory collapse, which is a situation in which the organs and tissues of the body do not receive blood properly.
Heart diseases   Article saved: 15 June 2018
Heart Failure - Causes and Symptoms   (3 comments) The heart is an organ composed primarily of muscle and is responsible for pumping blood to all tissues. You say it is the engine of our body.
Heart diseases   Article saved: 14 March 2012
Blood circulation in heart
Heart Murmur - Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Heart murmur is the name we give to the sound the blood makes when it passes through a heart valve with some structural change. However, not every patient with a heart murmur must have heart disease.
Heart diseases   Article saved: 13 April 2018
Myocardial infarction
Myocardial Infarction - Prevention and Causes You may know what a heart attack is, but probably do not know why it occurs. In this paper we explain how comes the obstruction of the coronary arteries and what are the treatment options for preventing heart attack and angina pectoris. Let's start with some basics.
Heart diseases   Article saved: 31 December 2012
Layers of heart
Myocarditis - Symptoms and Treatment Myocarditis is the name given to the inflammation of the heart muscle, called myocardial. There are dozens of causes of myocarditis, including infections by viruses, bacteria, protozoa or fungi, drugs, autoimmune diseases, alcohol abuse, cocaine, etc.
Heart diseases   Article saved: 09 May 2016
Pericarditis Acute - Symptoms and Treatment The pericardium is a thin membrane-shaped sac that surrounds the heart and separates it from the other anatomical structures around them. Acute pericarditis is the name given to the inflammation of the pericardium, which may be caused by several situations, including drugs, trauma, stroke, cancer, kidney failure and infections, especially viral origin.
Heart diseases   Article saved: 23 December 2014
Symptoms of infarction
Symptoms of Infarction The acute myocardial infarction, commonly known as a heart attack, is a potentially serious framework, which arises when the flow of blood that irrigates the heart through the coronary arteries is insufficient, leading to necrosis of part of the heart muscle.
Heart diseases   Article saved: 11 February 2013
Understand Your Electrocardiogram (ECG) Despite the continued renewal of the technologies used to perform medical diagnoses, the electrocardiogram (ECG), available since the beginning of the last century, still plays a central role in the investigation of various heart diseases.
Heart diseases   Article saved: 13 October 2017
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