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heartandaorta
24/04/2019

Can CT-Aortogram Help In The Precise Evaluation of Abdominal Aneurysm?

An Ultrasound of abdomen or an Echo may detect the aneurysm for the first time. The precise evaluation is done by a CT-Aortogram. This contrast CT wou ...

heartandaorta
26/02/2019

What Is Myocardial Infarction?

Heart attack or Myocardial Infarction (MI) is another form of presentation. While angina is almost completely reversible, MI threatens permanent myoca ...

heartandaorta
11/02/2019

What Is The Biggest Artery In The Heart?

Aorta is the largest artery in the body. It originates from the Left Ventricle. What Does The Aorta Do In The Heart? It carries the oxygenated (pure ...

heartandaorta
25/01/2019

What Is IVS In Heart?

Heart has 4 chambers- two Atria (atrium-singular) and two Ventricles. The atria have thinner walls compared to those of ventricles which are thick and ...

heartandaorta
13/12/2018

Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery Expert Dr. John E V Performs The Rare Surgery | Kerala News

Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery Expert, Dr. John E V (Sunrise Hospital, Kochi) and the team of Doctors from the Jubilee Mission Hospital, Thrissur - ac ...

heartandaorta
09/11/2018

Blunt Chest Trauma

Aorta can be injured in variety of accidents or trauma. A piercing or penetrating injury by a sharp object can directly injure the aorta in the thorax ...

heartandaorta
24/10/2018

Heart Palpitations

Awareness of one’s own heartbeats is known as Palpitation. Valve disorders can present with various types of rhythm disturbances. Extra beats (Prema ...

heartandaorta
22/06/2018

Loss Of Appetite, After Heart Surgery? There Are Several Reasons

There are several reasons for loss of appetite. Distaste caused by some of the medications (especially antibiotics and painkillers) is a common prob ...

heartandaorta
22/06/2018

Tiredness Or Fatigue: How Common, After Heart Surgery?

Tiredness/Fatigue: This is quite common after a major operation. The body is busy doing the repairing process of the wound. Heart is getting accust ...

heartandaorta
30/05/2018

Heart Surgery Recovery Time

Travel and sports activities, during the recovery time- Travel: Travelling short distances can be done after 3 weeks. But it is better to avoid this ...

heartandaorta
26/03/2018

If OPCAB is not ‘Key Hole’ operation, what is ‘Key hole Bypass operation’?

The ‘key hole bypass operation’ is known as Minimally Invasive Coronary Artery Bypass or MICAS. In this operation the large wound in front of the ...

heartandaorta
26/03/2018

How safe is OPCAB?

Bypass operation has become a very safe operation. The success rate for bypass operations in the best centers over the world is 96-99%. Last year the ...

heartandaorta
26/03/2018

Is OPCAB a more expensive option?

There is no difference in the cost between the standard bypass and OPCAB (Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass). In many patients, as the ICU and hospita ...

heartandaorta
26/03/2018

Is OPCAB a ‘key hole’ operation?

Generally this form of operation is done through a standard opening in front of the chest that bypass operation is infamous for. The reason why ...

heartandaorta
15/02/2018

What Precautions One Has To Take During The Recovery Period, After Heart Surgery?

The precautions one has to take during the recovery period, after heart surgery- Wound care and cleanliness: Wounds have to be kept clean and dry. D ...

heartandaorta
15/02/2018

How Wounds Heal After Heart Operation?

Body has a natural resparative process for healing wounds. Generally wounds take about 6-8 weeks to heal completely. Bones may take a little longer. T ...

heartandaorta
01/02/2018

What About Long Term Lifestyle Modification?

Yes, This is a very important aspect of long term prevention especially in case of coronary artery disease. As we all know, Coronary Artery Disease ...

heartandaorta
01/02/2018

What To Expect After Heart Operation During First Few Weeks?

Tiredness: This is quite common after a major operation. The body is busy doing the repairing process of the wound. Heart is getting accustomed to the ...

heartandaorta
01/02/2018

Is OPCAB Worth The Pain And Effort?

Isn’t it interesting to know that the first ever successful bypass was done as a beating heart operation? This was way back in 1964 by a Russian sur ...

heartandaorta
01/02/2018

How is OPCAB done?

It is clear that OPCAB would be technically more difficult to perform than conventional bypass for the plain fact that the fine surgical work needs to ...

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