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Month: September 2021

Angina attack: symptoms and treatment

Angina attack: symptoms and treatment

An attack of angina pectoris is a feeling of discomfort behind the sternum that occurs when there is an imbalance between myocardial oxygen demand and its delivery through a narrowed coronary artery . Angina pectoris is a clinical syndrome manifested by a feeling of discomfort or pain in the chest of a compressing, pressing character, which is localized most often behind the sternum and can radiate to the left arm, neck, lower jaw and up the abdomen. During an attack…

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Stroke prevention

Stroke prevention

Learn more about stroke and its causes. This is an acute violation of cerebral circulation, which entails grave consequences – paralysis of varying severity, impaired coordination of movements, disorder and loss of speech. Stroke mortality is 25-35%, about a third of patients return to normal work and do not need outside help, and about a third of patients acquire various degrees of disability. There are two main reasons that can lead to acute cerebrovascular accident. The first is the sudden…

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LIFE AFTER STENTING

LIFE AFTER STENTING

Coronary stenting is a method of intravascular prosthetics of heart arteries for various pathological changes in the structure of their wall. Stents are used to reconstruct the cornary arteries. A stent is a metal frame, which is a small metal tube made of wire meshes . The stent is inserted into the artery after it is widened and placed at the site of the artery lesion. The stent supports the walls of the artery. The stents are located on the…

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Сongenital heart defects

Сongenital heart defects

general description Congenital heart defects (heart defects) – an abnormal structure of the chambers of the heart, large vessels or valves (often a combination) due to genetic predisposition, intrauterine growth disorders, infectious, autoimmune, metabolic and other diseases, injuries sustained by the mother during pregnancy. Valve lesions can be congenital (due to intrauterine growth disorders) and acquired, that is, arising during life under the influence of diseases, infections or injuries. In most cases, complex birth defects require surgical correction in both…

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The way to the heart lies … through a cardiologist

The way to the heart lies … through a cardiologist

To make the heart beat right The heart is the “motor” that makes our body work without weekends and breaks. It is not surprising that this very body often needs current or even major “repair”. Heart diseases are dangerous because they are one of the main causes of mortality in the population. Moreover, if in the world every fourth person dies from these diseases, in America – every second. If the pressure is not like an astronaut When I try…

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Hypertension: diagnosis and treatment

Hypertension: diagnosis and treatment

A sedentary lifestyle, constant severe stress, bad habits can lead to the appearance of heart pathologies. Hypertension is one of the most frequent diseases of a modern person. This pathology is characterized by high blood pressure at rest and for a long time. Why is hypertension dangerous? The heart moves blood through the blood vessels, providing oxygen and nutrients to all cells in the body. When blood vessels become clogged or lose their elasticity, the heart starts to work harder…

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Heart rhythm disorders in children

Heart rhythm disorders in children

Post-hypoxic complications from the cardiovascular system (CVS) in newborn children range from 40 to 70% and represent an urgent problem of pediatric cardiology. In terms of the frequency of occurrence of the state of post-hypoxic maladjustment of the cardiovascular system, they are in second place after the organic pathology of the heart in the neonatal period. As a result of hypoxia in the fetus and newborn, the autonomic regulation of the heart and coronary circulation is disturbed, which in the…

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