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Summer Intensifies the Heart Disease

High temperatures are threatening people who stay outdoors at midday, who do not hydrate enough and who are suffering from cardiovascular disease. Hypertension, heart disease or other associated ailments are aggravated by high temperatures during summer. Summer is a difficult season for people suffering from hypertension. Monitoring and drug dosage adjustment are essential for these […]

July 18, 2015, Prevention
Cardiovascular inpatient rehabilitation

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of mortality among middle-aged adults and elderly in most European countries. In the cardiovascular pathology atherosclerosis is involved, a systemic disease with onset during childhood (so-called fatty streaks) but which becomes symptomatic  during adulthood, when the stage of development is already advanced. The current goal in modern cardiology, taking […]

July 18, 2015, Lifestyle-Diet
Cardiovascular Disease and Depression

The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that, by 2020, depression will be the second leading cause of mortality and disability in the world, with cardiovascular disease on the first place, which causes the death of 17 million people annually.   Depressed people are at a risk twice as high of suffering a heart attack compared […]

July 1, 2015, Prevention
The Role Of Aspirin In Primary Prevention

 Aspirin is the most widely used antiplatelet agent; its effectiveness is proven by numerous clinical studies. Antiplatelet use of aspirin has proven useful in preventing thrombotic events in patients at risk of a number of cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases. Clinical studies have shown, however, a risk reduction of stroke and a substantially higher benefit for […]

March 16, 2015, Prevention
ASO increased, blood tests in rheumatic fever

Rheumatic fever mainly affects the age group 5-15 years, and is due to beta hemolytic streptococcal infections, which is initially located in the pharynx, and due to a genetic susceptibility it strongly stimulates the immunity. This attacks our own body by antibodies against streptococcus (joints, heart, skin, small vessels) causing specific symptoms. ASO means anti-streptolysin […]

January 27, 2015, Diagnosis
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy explained

Laparoscopic cholecystectomy (gallbladder removal) is one of the operations most commonly practiced in surgical services. It is made especially for gallbladder stones (“gallstones”). Laparoscopic cholecystectomy was performed for the first time in 1987 in Lyon by P. Mouret. Laparoscopy term comes from the Greek words “laparos” (abdomen) and “skepeios” (to see, to observe). Laparoscopy means […]

January 23, 2015, Treatments
Radiotherapy – side effects

Radiation therapy is a method of treatment of certain cancers (eg larynx cancer) and lymphoma (non Hodgkin lymphoma as example) or as the sole method of treatment, but often completing surgery and / or in combination with chemotherapy. By emitting X-rays over a part of the body targeted for killing cancer cells often with a […]

January 23, 2015, Treatments
Inguinal Hernia – symptoms, complications, treatment

Inguinal hernias represent 80-90% of hernias frequency. It should be known symptoms, but also complications and treatment for this type of hernia. What is it? Hernia is an externalization of mobile organs (usually intestines) in areas of poor muscular endurance of the abdominal wall, wrapped by the peritoneum and covered by skin. The most common […]

January 22, 2015, Symptoms Treatments
The operation of adenoma and prostate cancer

Prostate adenoma is an increase in volume of the prostate that occurs in older men and causes complications of bladder and urinary flow behaving as an obstacle. This is a benign condition (not a cancerous growth of the prostate) for comparison with prostatic adenocarcinoma (which is prostate cancer). Endoscopic surgery is indicated in cases where prostate […]

January 22, 2015, Treatments
Allergy Treatments

If your body has an exaggerated immune response to contact with substances such as pollen, house dust (containing mites) or cat dander you suffer from allergy. In general, any allergy is manifested by: sneezing, coughing, a wheezing, itching and hives. The substances that trigger the exaggerated immune response get in the body by four ways: […]

January 19, 2015, Prevention