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Cardiac Disorders

  • Deep Vein Thrombosis

    Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)

    When blood clots in the deep veins of the body, especially veins in the leg (thigh muscle), it is called Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT). The thrombus is a clinical term used for blood clot formed....
    10/10/2014 by Dr.
  • Find Out Your Risk of Heart Attack

    There are many risk score evaluations for Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) or Heart Attack, specifically designed for given populations. Framingham risk score for America, QRISK2 for England and...
    29/09/2014 by Dr.
  • Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death

    Sudden Cardiac Death (SCD) refers to an unexpected death that occurs within 60 minutes of onset of acute cardiac symptoms like chest pain, uneasiness or a black out. SCD occurs when the heart stops...
    21/07/2014 by Dr.
  • Cardiomyopathy - Heart Muscle Disease

    Cardiomyopathy refers to a disease that affects the heart muscle resulting in enlargement and hardening of the muscle therefore restricting its normal functions of pumping blood. This can lead to...
    10/07/2014 by Dr.
  • Arrhythmia - Types and Treatment Options

    Heart arrhythmia is an abnormal beating of the heart (too fast, too slow, or irregular). It is due to improper working of electrical signals responsible for the heartbeat.  Normal heartbeats occur...
    02/07/2014 by Dr.
  • Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery

    What is minimally invasive cardiac (heart) surgery or keyhole surgery? A minimally invasive heart surgery is performed through a small incision between the ribs on your chest (3-4 inches), instead...
    26/05/2014 by Dr.
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease

    When other noninvasive treatment options fail to clear the choked arteries or if multiple vessels are choked in case of diseases like Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) or Peripheral Vascular Disease (...
    24/04/2014 by Dr.
  • Rheumatic Heart Disease

    What is Rheumatic heart disease? Rheumatic heart disease (RHD) is the most common acquired heart disease especially in developing countries. It is a condition in which heart valves get damaged by...
    18/03/2014 by Dr.
  • Inflammatory Heart Disease (Myocarditis)

    Inflammatory heart disease or Myocarditis is an inflammation of the heart muscle (myocardium), caused mostly due to various infections and some immune diseases. Myocardium is the middle layer...
    06/03/2014 by Dr.
  • Hypertensive Cardiac Disease

    Heart problems occurring as a consequence of acute high blood pressure (hypertension) is Hypertensive heart disease. Hypertension is a risk factor for coronary heart disease and for stroke. It...
    25/02/2014 by Dr.