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Cardiopulmonary Disease

Cardiopulmonary disease is the medical terms used to describe a diverse group of serious disorders affecting the heart and lungs. Treatment options vary depending on the type of cardiopulmonary disease present and may include changes in diet or lifestyle, use of medications issued on prescription or surgery.   The most common cardiopulmonary diseases are hypertension, […]

October 8, 2015, Heart Failure
Symptoms Of Cardiovascular Diseases

  Each type of heart disease can occur with certain symptoms, but there are many different heart diseases that have similar signs and symptoms. These depend on the type and severity of cardiac disease.   It is important that each of us to learn to recognize them, in order to ask for medical opinion if […]

March 26, 2015, Heart Failure
Cardiovascular Diseases In The Elderly

  Cardiovascular disease in the elderly is a topic of particular interest given that, on the one hand it is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in this population, and that in the last century, the population over 60 years (which is the arbitrary limit set by WHO from which a person is considered […]

March 17, 2015, Heart Failure
Heart Transplantation

Heart transplantation is a surgical procedure that is performed in patients with heart failure in the end-stage or severe coronary sickness, when they have exhausted other therapeutic means. The first human heart transplant in the world was made ​​in 1967 by Dr Christiaan Barnard at Groote Schuur Hospital to Louis Washkansky in Cape Town, South […]

August 5, 2014, Heart Failure
Heart Failure

Article Content Heart Failure Causes Symptoms Complications Investigations Treatment Prophylaxis Heart failure occurs when the heart muscle does not pump the amount of blood the body needs. Failure does not mean that the heart does not pump blood at all, but that it no longer works as it should. Because the heart cannot function in […]

May 17, 2014, Heart Failure
Cardiogenic Shock

Cardiogenic shock is a syndrome caused by a severe insufficiency of the heart pump manifested by the inability to provide the necessary oxygen and tissue nutrients and to remove metabolic activity product of metabolism. The main condition that leads to cardiogenic shock is the acute myocardial infarction in which necrosis is over 40% of the […]

May 14, 2014, Heart Failure
Heart Failure – Diet and Recommendations

The first treatment measures which must be applied in a heart failure are related to lifestyle modification. Heart failure regime People with obesity are advised to lose weight by 10-20% in 6-12 months. Also the weight should be monitored, and if there is an increase in weight of more than 2 kg in 3 days, […]

April 5, 2014, Heart Failure