Your heart plays a crucial function. It pumps to keep blood, which carries oxygen and nutrients, circulating throughout the body. If the heart is impaired in any way, it could lead to complications, some of which are fatal. If the heart must work harder to pump blood, the muscle will eventually weaken. Lifestyle factors thatRead More
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Aortic Valve Replacement Surgery
Aortic valve replacement is a surgical procedure to replace the aortic valve with either an artificial or biological valve. It is a life-saving procedure for patients with aortic valve disease, such as those diagnosed with aortic valve regurgitation (AR) and aortic stenosis. Both conditions can interfere with blood flow and make the heart work harderRead More
Understanding Vascular Ultrasound
Ultrasound, also known as sonography, has been in use for years. In the past, sonar technology was used to detect underwater objects, and the idea of using sound waves in the medical field also came from there. Since then, the technology has expanded rapidly and is now vastly used in the field of medicine. WhileRead More
What Is The Most Common Cause of Venous Insufficiency?
Chronic venous insufficiency (CVI)–the poor operation of blood vessels that return blood to the heart after traveling to every corner of the body—impacts about 2.5 million people in the United States, according to the American Heart Association. CVI can cause uncomfortable symptoms and dangerous complications. Let’s look at the causes and treatments of this prevalentRead More