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  1. Aprotinin has been shown to be effective in reducing peri-operative blood loss and the need for re-operation due to continued bleeding in cardiac surgery.
  2. Complications that have been reported in the literature include: local pain, bleeding, bacteremia, cardiac arrhythmias, and bowel perforation.
  3. Reexploration for bleeding is a risk factor for adverse outcomes after cardiac surgery. (Web site)


  1. Among patients with established coronary artery disease and no HF, another ACEI significantly reduced the incidence of death, MI or cardiac arrest (33). (Web site)
  2. The incidence of sudden cardiac death in patients with the WPW syndrome has been estimated to range from 0.15% to 0.39% over 3- to 10-year follow-up.
  3. The incidence of perioperative arrhythmias is high in patients with cardiac diseases. (Web site)


  1. This part of the eMedTV library describes the symptoms of atrial fibrillation after cardiac surgery and explains how your doctor can treat it.
  2. Your doctor may order a cardiac catheterization if your signs and symptoms of heart valve disease aren't in line with your echocardiography results. (Web site)
  3. If you develop cardiac tamponade, your doctor may recommend a procedure called pericardiocentesis, which drains fluid from your chest. (Web site)


  1. Doctors may take samples of blood and heart muscle during cardiac catheterization and do minor heart surgery.
  2. During a cardiac catheterization procedure, doctors insert a thin tube called a catheter into a patient's leg artery, then thread it up to the heart.
  3. During the initial phase of treatment, doctors will observe cardiac function closely due to the effect of changing thyroid hormone levels on the heart.


  1. Many hospitals require all surgery patients, especially those who have abdominal or cardiac surgery, to wear pneumatic compression stockings.
  2. Second, patients with a history of cardiac disease or previous cardiac procedures might be more likely to be admitted to hospitals that offer tertiary care.
  3. Therefore, there are economic incentives for hospitals to build more cardiac catheterization facilities that attract both physicians and patients.


  1. Heart disease was present in 11 patients and 7 patients were admitted to the hospital with chest pain before sudden cardiac death occurred.
  2. Cardiologists (doctors who specialize in treating people who have heart problems) usually perform cardiac catheterization in a hospital. (Web site)
  3. Cardiac catheterization is usually performed in a hospital by cardiologists, who specialize in the treatment of heart diseases.


  1. Other indications include evaluation of the hemodynamic significance of valvular heart disease and assessment of the need for cardiac transplantation. (Web site)
  2. CMR may be used for assessment of patients with LV dysfunction or hypertrophy, or suspected forms of cardiac injury not related to ischemic heart disease. (Web site)
  3. In practice, MRI has been investigated in the assessment of hepatic, cardiac, and anterior pituitary iron stores.


  1. Patients who are moribund or have hepatic, renal, cardiac, metabolic or other concurrent diseases of such severity that death within 7-10 days is likely. (Web site)
  2. The relations between BNP levels and severity of disease, cardiac dysfunction and esophageal varices were studied in non-alcoholic cirrhotic patients. (Web site)
  3. More invasive diagnostic procedures, such as angiography and cardiac catheterization, may be performed to show the type and severity of heart disease. (Web site)


  1. Diastolic pressure is minimum pressure in the arteries, which occurs near the beginning of the cardiac cycle when the ventricles are filled with blood. (Web site)
  2. This test is like a cardiac catheterization, only the catheter is placed in the arteries of the brain rather than in the arteries of the heart.
  3. Cardiac catheterization and the injection of dye into the arteries is the best way to study the coronary arteries.


  1. Higher doses of albuterol should be used with caution in patients with cardiac disease, arrhythmias, or hypertension. (Web site)
  2. Beta-blockers are of value in the treatment of hypertension, cardiac arrhythmias, and migraine. (Web site)
  3. Cardiac side effects: heart palpitations, chest pain, hypertension, rapid heartbeat, dizziness, syncope, fluid retention, heart attack.

Cardiac Risk Factors

  1. Prognostic value of cardiac risk factors and coronary artery calcium screening for all-cause mortality.
  2. Modification of cardiac risk factors and treatment of geriatric syndromes provide more immediate benefit than intensive hyperglycemic control.

Risk Factors

  1. First, the patient lacked cardiac risk factors. (Web site)
  2. In the meanwhile, evaluation and modification of cardiac risk factors is important in patients with aortic valve disease to prevent concurrent CAD.
  3. A family history of sudden premature death, heart disease, hypertension, or hypercholesterolemia may indicate cardiac risk factors.

Cardiac Rehabilitation

  1. Your doctor may prescribe cardiac rehabilitation (rehab) for angina or after CABG, angioplasty, or a heart attack.
  2. After leaving the hospital, patients have cardiac rehabilitation. (Web site)
  3. A: The goal of cardiac rehabilitation is to help patients reverse their symptoms and maximize cardiac function. (Web site)

Heart Disease

  1. Epinephrine should be used with caution if you have heart disease or are taking certain medicines that can cause heart-related (cardiac) symptoms.
  2. Heart disease is synonymous with cardiac disease but not with cardiovascular disease which is any disease of the heart or blood vessels.
  3. After a heart attack, you are a candidate for cardiac rehabilitation to lower your risk of death related to heart disease.


  1. Hypotension due to decrease in cardiac output.
  2. Such a decrease in cardiac output can be due to, for example, cardiac arrhythmias or cardiac outflow obstructions. (Web site)
  3. The goal of management of ARVD is to decrease the incidence of sudden cardiac death. (Web site)


  1. The effect of cardiac resynchronization on morbidity and mortality in heart failure. (Web site)
  2. HCM is the most common cause of sudden cardiac death (SCD) in the young and a major cause of morbidity and mortality in elderly.
  3. Cardiac involvement is an important cause of morbidity and the leading cause of mortality in Churg-Strauss syndrome.

Cardiac Cath

  1. Cardiac catheterization goes by a variety of names: "Heart cath", "Cardiac cath", "Coronary angiogram" or "angiography".
  2. A cardiac catheterization, or cardiac cath, as it is often referred to, is an outpatient procedure done in the hospital. (Web site)
  3. If you have diabetes, ask your doctor how to adjust your diabetes medications the day of your cardiac cath. (Web site)


  1. Other terms used to describe cardiac catheterization include: coronary angiography, angiogram, cardiac cath and heart cath.
  2. CARDIAC CATH - Cardiac catheterization (sometimes called an angiogram) is a specialized test which is useful in the evaluation of heart disease.
  3. The risk of a heart attack and bleeding that requires a blood transfusion is increased when compared to cardiac cath.

Cardiac Auscultation

  1. However, in some circumstances, cardiac auscultation may take place before observation of venous, arterial and chest wall pulsation or other auscultation. (Web site)
  2. Cardiac auscultation remains the most widely used method of screening for valvular heart disease. (Web site)
  3. Barrett has published more than 40 articles on cardiac auscultation and echocardiography. (Web site)


  1. CARDIAC AUSCULTATION: Must be done with a clear understanding of the events of the cardiac cycle, origin and significance of the heart sounds and of murmurs.
  2. In cardiac auscultation, an examiner uses a stethoscope to listen for these sounds, which provide important information about the condition of the heart.
  3. A VSD can be detected by cardiac auscultation. (Web site)

Cardiac Pacing

  1. Comparison of cardiac pacing with drug therapy in the treatment of neurocardiogenic (vasovagal) syncope with bradycardia or asystole. (Web site)
  2. We compared the efficacy of cardiac pacing with that of oral drug therapy in the prevention of hypotension and syncope during head-up tilt testing.
  3. Cardiac pacing aims to overcome bradycardia during syncope and provide enough heart rate support to compensate for the hypotension. (Web site)


  1. Cardiac causes of syncope can be divided further into those related to structural heart disease and those related to a dysrhythmia. (Web site)
  2. Electrical treatment of dysrhythmia also includes cardiac pacing. (Web site)

Heart Failure

  1. Patients initially present with signs and symptoms of heart failure, due either to volume overload or to low cardiac output. (Web site)
  2. How well does B-type natriuretic peptide predict death and cardiac events in patients with heart failure: systematic review. (Web site)
  3. Nalfon should be used with caution in patients with fluid retention, compromised cardiac function or heart failure.

Pulmonary Edema

  1. Careful usage for patients with cardiac or renal disease if they are unable to tolerate the extra fluid watch for pulmonary edema. (Web site)
  2. Cardiac catheterization can also be used to measure the pressure in your heart chambers, assess your heart valves, and look for causes of pulmonary edema. (Web site)
  3. Cardiovascular: pulmonary edema, cardiac enlargement, hot flushes and sinus arrest.


  1. Effects of inhaled nitric oxide on respiratory system mechanics, hemodynamics, and gas exchange after cardiac surgery. (Web site)
  2. Throughout the 1960s and 1970s, cardiac catheterization was primarily a diagnostic procedure that was used to evaluate hemodynamics, ventricular function,.
  3. The effects of tadalafil on cardiac function, hemodynamics, and exercise tolerance were investigated in a single clinical pharmacology study. (Web site)

Cardiac Murmurs

  1. The hearts of puppies and dogs known to have cardiac murmurs should always be examined following the death of the animal. (Web site)
  2. An echocardiogram is a painless non-invasive test utilized to help diagnose structural defects, CAD, cardiomyopathy, and the cause of cardiac murmurs.
  3. Echocardiography with color flow and spectral Doppler evaluation is an important noninvasive method for assessing the significance of cardiac murmurs.


  1. Physical Patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) commonly have physical signs of anemia, including pallor and a cardiac flow murmur. (Web site)
  2. Different murmurs are audible in different parts of the cardiac cycle, depending on the cause of the murmur. (Web site)
  3. The murmur of mitral stenosis becomes louder because of tachycardia and an increased cardiac output; the A2-opening snap interval decreases concurrently.


  1. Cardiac murmurs are common in patients facing noncardiac surgery. (Web site)
  2. The auscultation of cardiac murmurs is discussed separately. (Web site)
  3. Cardiac murmurs [ 27] Syncope or collapse[ 27] Seizures[ 27] Perceived dysrhythmias[ 27] Symptoms of myocardial infarction. (Web site)

Blood Vessels

  1. Cardiac Catheterization Lab A cardiac catheterization allows the physician to look at the blood vessels and chambers of the heart.
  2. During the cardiac catheterization procedure, the patient is sedated and catheters are placed into blood vessels in the groin.
  3. Cardiac MRI creates pictures of your heart as it's beating, producing both still and moving pictures of your heart and major blood vessels.


  1. Spodick DH: Pericarditis, pericardial effusion, cardiac tamponade and constriction. (Web site)
  2. The most common causes of constriction in group 1 included previous cardiac surgery, chest irradiation, previous infarction, and idiopathic disease. (Web site)
  3. The mortality rate in treated patients is 40%, and death is mostly due to cardiac tamponade, systemic toxicity, cardiac decompensation, and constriction.

Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging

  1. Cardiac MRI. Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is an imaging technique that uses magnetic fields and radio waves to create images of your heart. (Web site)
  2. Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a safe procedure that uses radio waves and magnets to create detailed pictures of your heart. (Web site)
  3. Utility of cardiac magnetic resonance imaging in the diagnosis of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.

Dilated Cardiomyopathy

  1. Abnormal expression of histocompatibility and mitochondrial antigens by cardiac tissue from patients with myocarditis and dilated cardiomyopathy. (Web site)
  2. Main keywords searched were myocarditis, dilated cardiomyopathy, endomyocardial biopsy, cardiac magnetic resonance imaging, and immunotherapy.
  3. Antibodies to ADP-ATP carrier—an autoantigen in myocarditis and dilated cardiomyopathy—impair cardiac function. (Web site)


  1. Analysis of risk factors for myocardial infarction and cardiac mortality after major vascular surgery. (Web site)
  2. Baroreflex sensitivity and heart beat variability in prediction of total cardiac mortality after myocardial infarction. (Web site)
  3. Cardiac mortality and morbidity at pericardiectomy is mainly caused by the pre-surgically unrecognised presence of myocardial atrophy or myocardial fibrosis.

Myocardial Infarction

  1. The most commonly studied disease was myocardial infarction, followed by cardiac surgery, chronic pain, and psychiatric conditions.
  2. As the clot enlarges it totally obstructs the artery causing a myocardial infarction or death of cardiac tissue downstream to the obstruction.
  3. Acute pericarditis can also be a consequence of myocardial infarction (Dressler's syndrome) or cardiac surgery. (Web site)


  1. Safety and cost effectiveness of high-osmolality as compared with low-osmolality contrast material in patients undergoing cardiac angiography. (Web site)
  2. An angiogram -- also called heart catheterization, cardiac catheterization or cardiac angiography -- is a common test used to evaluate your.
  3. A cardiac angiography will follow to ensure that the stent is keeping the artery open.


  1. This test may also be called angiography (angiogram), cardiac catheterization, or heart cath.
  2. Your doctor may recommend that you have an angiogram if: The results of a cardiac stress test suggest that you have severe heart disease. (Web site)
  3. During a cardiac catheterization procedure, an angiogram may be performed.


  1. Cardiac electrophysiology is a subspecialty of cardiology. (Web site)
  2. Specialties represented include cardiac surgery, cardiology, vascular surgery, hypertension, congenital heart disease and interventional radiology. (Web site)
  3. Task force on sudden cardiac death of the European Society of Cardiology.


  1. Based on the result of the cardiac cath, the cardiologist will decide the best way to treat your heart condition.
  2. Our Cardiac Team made up of Surgeons, Cardiologist, Operating Nurses and CCU Nurses has been formed for their expertise in all fields of cardiac care.
  3. Cardiac catheterization is performed in the cardiac catheterization laboratory ("cath lab") by a cardiologist.

Emergency Department

  1. The rate of return to the emergency department was 13.8%, resulting in 27 further admissions to hospital for cardiac causes.
  2. Cardiac catheterization may also be performed on patients presenting to the emergency department with chest pain or chest injuries. (Web site)
  3. Cardiac troponin T as a marker for myocardial ischemia in patients seen at the emergency department for acute chest pain.


  1. Once cardiac causes have been excluded, the management of patients with these noncardiac conditions is outside the scope of these guidelines.
  2. The causes of chest pain are categorized as cardiac and noncardiac causes.
  3. A number of cardiac and noncardiac conditions can cause syncope (see Causes). (Web site)


  1. Treatment also is needed if an arrhythmia increases your risk for complications, such as heart failure, stroke, or sudden cardiac arrest.
  2. The patient was admitted for treatment and evaluation of constrictive pericarditis, but died of complications during cardiac catheterization. (Web site)
  3. The goals of treatment for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy are to relieve symptoms and prevent sudden cardiac death in those at high risk. (Web site)


  1. Defibrillation is performed to correct life-threatening arrhythmias of the heart including ventricular fibrillation and cardiac arrest. (Web site)
  2. Recent mathematical models of defibrillation are based on the bidomain model of cardiac tissue. (Web site)
  3. Defibrillation should not be performed on a patient who has a pulse or is alert, as this could cause a lethal heart rhythm disturbance or cardiac arrest.


  1. An irregular heart rate (cardiac arrhythmia) A third heart sound (indicating abnormal movement of blood through the heart) is heard. (Web site)
  2. Acute overdosage is often manifested by nausea, asthenia, bradycardia, dizziness, hypotension and cardiac arrhythmia. (Web site)
  3. Common causes are autonomic nervous system or endocrine system activity, hemodynamic responses, and various forms of cardiac arrhythmia.


  1. Some people have cardiac arrhythmias, abnormal heart rhythms that in some cases can lead to sudden death.
  2. Severe hypokalemia may result in muscular paralysis or abnormal heart rhythms (cardiac arrhythmias) that can be fatal. (Web site)
  3. Patients can develop cardiac arrhythmias, especially atrial fibrillation, or they can develop symptoms of heart failure insidiously over time. (Web site)


  1. Cardiac pain, such as angina or a heart attack, is more likely to occur with exercise and may radiate to the neck, jaw, or arms. (Web site)
  2. For safety's sake, it is often the routine to bring cardiac surgery patients into the hospital or an outpatient clinic for their exercise at first.
  3. A cardiac stress test is a medical test that indirectly reflects arterial blood flow to the heart during physical exercise. (Web site)


  1. The role of echocardiography is extremely important in atypical clinical presentation such as in patients in the postoperative period after cardiac surgery.
  2. Offers peer-reviewed content covering heart failure, echocardiography, electrophysiology, cardiac surgery, and hypertension. (Web site)
  3. Circulation, August 2006 ' Tamponade ' following cardiac surgery: terminology and echocardiography may both mislead.


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