Month: May 2022

Percutaneous Cardiac Intervention

What is percutaneous coronary intervention? percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), also known as coronary angioplasty, is a non-surgical procedure used to treat obstructive coronary artery diseases, such as unstable angina, acute myocardial infarction (MI), and multivessel coronary artery disease (CAD). This technique is used to open blocked heart arteries. Angioplasty is a procedure that involves inserting […]
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Coronary Artery Disease

What is coronary artery disease? Coronary artery disease is a very common type of heart disease, it is the most common heart disease in the US. Coronary heart disease can develop because of damaged or diseased blood vessels that supply the heart with blood,nutrients and oxygen. The main causes of CAD is the cholesterol-containing plaques […]
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Atrial Fibrillation

Overview Atrial fibrillation is a kind of arrhythmia in which the atria beat irregularly out of rhythm with the ventricles and the heart rate can vary from 100 to 175 bpm. This may cause blood clots in the heart and raise the chances of having a stroke, heart failure, or other heart-related issues. AFib may […]
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Acute Myocardial Infarction

What is acute myocardial infarction? Acute myocardial infarction, also known as heart attack, ismyocardial necrosis caused by an immediate occlusion of acoronary artery. The occlusion happens when the blood supplyto the heart is blocked. The most common cause of theblockage is the accumulation of fat, cholesterol, and otherchemical substances in the arteries that supply the […]
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