Cardiosurgery

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Bypassing the coronary arteries of the heart is a restoration of blood flow in the large arteries of the heart, narrowed by coronary artery disease( ischemic heart disease) in an operative way. The operation of coronary artery bypass grafting r...

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Heart transplantation was first performed in 1967.Since then, this method of treating terminal heart failure has taken a worthy place in practical medicine. The operation is performed if the expected life expectancy in a patient without transpl...

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At the heart of this method of examining the heart is the use of ultrasonic waves that can not be heard, or seen. After the radiation of these oscillations, they are recorded by means of a sensor, which is applied to the body. Processing of all...

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The operation to replace the mitral valve is to remove the affected valve and install the prosthesis. Prostheses of heart valves are mechanical( silicone, metal, etc.) or biological( tissue).The latter are made from the heart of pigs, horses or...

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This ailment is a pathological protrusion located in the region of the heart. The cause of this phenomenon can be thinning, stretching of the walls of the aorta, left ventricle, interventricular septum. The most effective method of treating the...

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Ventricular tachycardia is one of the most dangerous types of cardiac arrhythmia. This condition often leads to death of patients, therefore requires immediate treatment. Recognize this type of arrhythmia is difficult because of the lack ...

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Bradycardia is a subtype of arrhythmia, when the number of heartbeats within a minute is less than 60 strokes. This is often a defect of the heart, but often - the norm in athletes. The symptomatology of this condition is represented by ge...

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Every year more than 300 thousand permanent pacemakers( ECS) are installed in the world. An artificial pacemaker is needed for patients with various severe heart conditions. Contents of the article: Indications and contraindic...

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The tetralogy of Fallot is a congenital heart disease, which is classically understood as the four anatomical abnormalities of the heart, more often only three of which are always present. This is the most common, so-called - "cyanotic" h...

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The disease in question is the most common in terms of the incidence rate. It has a chronic nature and is associated with extensive damage to blood vessels, which occurs due to improper processing of fats. Often, atherosclerosis is diagnosed in...

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