Wednesday, October 28, 2020
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Latest articles in Cardiovascular

Why ‘White Coat Syndrome’ and The Pandemic Are A Double Threat

White coat syndrome, or ‘white coat hypertension’, is a phenomenon whereby patients experience elevated blood pressure when they are in the presence of a medical professional

FDA Approves THERMOCOOL SMARTTOUCH® SF Ablation Catheter

The CARTO® 3 System and THERMOCOOL SMARTTOUCH® SF Catheter allow for a patient-tailored ablation approach, resulting in high long-term effectiveness in persistent atrial fibrillation patients

Colchicine Shows 48% Reduction in Future Cardio Issues for Heart Attack Victims

Early, in-hospital treatment with colchicine reduces the odds of future cardiovascular problems by 48% in people who have just survived a heart attack

First Hospitals in U.S. Implant Next-gen Cardiac Device to Reduce Stroke Risk

The WATCHMAN FLX is the only FDA-approved device for the reduction of stroke risk in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (A Fib).

A Guide to the Prevention and Treatment of Blood Clots

Blood clots (also called deep vein thrombosis most often occur in people who can't move around well or who have had recent surgery or an injury.

Aortic Aneurysm

An aneurysm is a balloon-like bulge in an artery. Arteries are blood vessels that carry blood from your heart to your organs. Aortic aneurysms are aneurysms that occur in the aorta

Stroke, Ischemic and Hemorrhagic

A stroke, or "brain attack," occurs when blood circulation to the brain fails. Brain cells can die from decreased blood flow and the resulting lack of oxygen.

What is Metabolic Syndrome?

Metabolic syndrome is the name for a group of risk factors for heart disease, diabetes, and other health problems. You can have just one risk factor, but people often have several of them together.

Triglycerides and Their Influence on Your Heart Health

High blood triglycerides are high blood levels of a type of fat, or lipid, called triglycerides. Your body makes triglycerides or gets them from the foods you eat.

The Role of Drugs in Combating Obesity and How These Drugs Affect Your Health

Obesity cannot be simply cured with a pill, but requires a multi-faceted approach to treatment that can involve life-style changes, surgery, diet, counselling and a pharmacological element

Xanthelasmas, a Side Effect of High Cholesterol Levels

Xanthelasmas result from fatty deposits that build up around your eye. It can occur in people of all ages, but most often occurs in middle-aged and older adults

Cardiomyopathy

In cardiomyopathy, the heart muscle becomes enlarged, thick, or rigid. In rare cases, the muscle tissue in the heart is replaced with scar tissue.

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Stroke, Ischemic and Hemorrhagic

A stroke, or "brain attack," occurs when blood circulation to the brain fails. Brain cells can die from decreased blood flow and the resulting lack of oxygen.

Heart Failure or Congestive Heart Failure

Heart failure is a condition in which the heart can't pump enough blood to meet the body's needs. In some cases, the heart can't fill with enough blood. In other cases, the heart can't pump blood to the rest of the body with enough force.

Congenital Heart Defects

Congenital heart defects, or diseases, are problems with the heart’s structure that are present at birth. They may change the normal flow of blood through the heart.