Tag Archives: cardiology
The journey of an Indian pediatric cardiologist, who gave substantial attention to advance new knowledge and teach/train physicians around the world while providing care to patients with heart disease over a 45-year period, is examined. This review
Antithrombotic therapy duration after coronary stenting: finding the sweet-spot with a novel clinical risk score
Coronary atherosclerosis is still the principal cause of morbidity and mortality in western countries, by inducing ischemia or infarction of the myocardium. Percutaneous treatment of atherosclerotic lesions is nowadays the most common form of treatment of such
A normal human heart has four chambers and four valves. When these valves are working well, they stop blood from flowing backwards and are essential to good heart function. Two valves are in the right side of
In the United States, heart disease and cancer have been the 2 leading causes of death from 1935 through 2013. In 2010, both diseases accounted for almost half of all deaths in the U.S. Notwithstanding, much success
Doctors’ interpretation of the electrocardiogram is shockingly bad – time for an electrified solution!
The electrocardiogram (ECG) is one of the oldest medical devices still in modern use. It is critically important in the recognition of potentially life-threatening heart disease such as heart attack and abnormal heart rhythms. These conditions can