Cardiovascular

Management of Heart Failure: Volume 1: Medical

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 5.95 MB Downloadable formats: PDF A comparison of the efficacy and toxic effects of sustained- vs immediate-release niacin in hypercholesterolemic patients. In another study, the 7-year cardiovascular mortality rate approached 50% in patients with heart failure due to diastolic dysfunction and concomitant coronary artery disease; some also had hypertension. The authors concluded that in subjects with subsequent MI, differential co-expression patterns of circulating miRNAs occur around endothelium-enriched miR-126, with platelets being a major contributor to this miRNA signature. [...]

Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 5.47 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Circulating microparticles are increased in cardiovascular disease and may themselves promote oxidative stress and inflammation. Researchers believe that compounds called flavonoids, found in black and green tea and in certain foods like onions, may help prevent damage to cardiovascular tissues. Japan’s support will help meet the healthcare needs of Can Tho’s citizens and others who live in the Mekong River Delta.” At a recent working session with the Steering Committee for the Southwestern Region, Narazaki Mikio, … [Read more...] Researchers from the Orlando Health Heart Institute are exploring how to restore tissue and improve heart function after muscle damage from heart attacks with stem cells from pelvic bone marrow, as it may improve the heartbeat. "The thought is the body may use itself to heal itself. [...]

Making Sense of the ECG 3E with Cases for Self Assessment

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 14.64 MB Downloadable formats: PDF The incidence of cardiovascular events in the STOP-NIDDM trial population with IGT was 1.4% per year based on the placebo-treated group. Over time, the arteries that bring blood to the heart and brain can become blocked due to a buildup of cells, fat, and cholesterol. You don't need to go on a special diet to eat healthy. The common sites of cardiac pain are the inner aspect of the left arm, neck, jaw(s), upper abdomen, and back, but the discomfort or pain can be elsewhere. [...]

Resource Utilization in Cardiac Disease (Developments in

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 12.48 MB Downloadable formats: PDF In PAD, the fatty deposits build up in the inner linings of the artery walls. Smokers should avoid polyunsaturated oils at all costs. For clinical purposes, however, it is not yet known if these new variables are superior to the Agatston score. 153 The value of the score can be further increased if the age and gender distribution within percentiles are also taken into account. 153 The presence of coronary calcium is not in the least identical to the presence of relevant coronary stenosis because its specificity regarding the presence of ≥50% stenosis is only 50%. [...]

Kaplan's Cardiac Anesthesia: In Cardiac and Noncardiac

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 11.46 MB Downloadable formats: PDF The most important causes of heart disease and stroke are unhealthy diet, physical inactivity and tobacco use. Principal component analysis (PCA) of subfraction concentrations identified 3 major independent (ie, zero correlation) components of CVD risk, one representing LDL-associated risk, a second representing HDL-associated protection, and the third representing a pattern of decreased large HDL, increased small/medium LDL, and increased triglycerides. [...]

Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 8.54 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Estrogen is associated with higher levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL or "good cholesterol") and lower levels of low-density lipoprotein (LDL or "bad cholesterol"). Ben Kim on Sep 12, 2016 The latest statistics on heart disease indicate that about a third of us will find out that we have heart disease just before we're about to die from it. Smoking increases blood pressure, decreases HDL (good) cholesterol, decreases exercise tolerance and increases the tendency for blood to clot. [...]

Fibrinolysis, Thrombosis, and Hemostasis: Concepts,

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 12.13 MB Downloadable formats: PDF What lifestyle changes can I make to improve my cardiovascular health? The researchers concluded that "[o]ur findings do not support the use of B vitamins as secondary prevention in patients with coronary artery disease." Bugiardini, R., & Bairey Merz, C. (2005). But, by eliminating risk factors that you can change and by properly managing those that you cannot control, you may greatly reduce your risk of heart disease. Exercise – You’ve heard this one before, yet most of us don’t get enough exercise in. [...]

Thrombosis and Thrombolysis

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 12.25 MB Downloadable formats: PDF But, by eliminating risk factors that you can change and by properly managing those that you cannot control, you may greatly reduce your risk of heart disease. Use portion control before you start eating and push away from the table before you are “full.” 7. The factors that initiate a heart attack (or a stroke) are twofold. It is because of their powerful marketing and propaganda that a lot of people today believe margarine is healthier than butter. [...]

Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease (Contemporary

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 14.64 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Cardiac abnormalities detected by echocardiography more precisely quantify left ventricular mass and geometric LVH patterns, and have an additional predictive power. 420 Carotid ultrasound with measurement of IMT or the presence of plaques predicts both stroke and myocardial infarction. 421 Ultrasound scans limited to the common carotid arteries (an infrequent site of atherosclerosis) are likely to detect vascular hypertrophy only, whereas assessment of atherosclerosis also requires scanning of bifurcations and/or internal carotids where plaques are more frequent. [...]

Tissue Oxygenation in Acute Medicine

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 8.96 MB Downloadable formats: PDF One 1999 $200,000 NIH-funded intervention, known as the Pathways program, was performed on two groups of children. Vascular reactivity tests represent the most widely used methods in the clinical assessment of endothelial function and in the last 2 decades, several methodologies were developed to study it non-invasively in the peripheral macro-circulation (conduit arteries) and micro-circulation (resistance arteries and arterioles). [...]