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Arrhythmia

SINUSAL TACHYCARDIA

13 May 2018  Cardiovascular diseases

SINUSAL TACHYCARDIA

Some arrhythmias can be expressed by more rapid beats than normally. A heart beat higher than 100 per minute is called tachycardia.

SINUS BRADYCARDIA

08 May 2018  Cardiovascular diseases

SINUS BRADYCARDIA

Some arrhythmias may manifest themselves in a slower rhythm than usual. A heart rate slower than 60 beats per minute is called “bradycardia”

CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE IN WOMEN

01 May 2018  Cardiovascular diseases

CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE IN WOMEN

There is no doubt that beyond the physical differences between men and women, these two groups differ from each other in many ways. It’s also the case for coronary artery disease in men and women.

ATHEROMA (ATHEROSCLEROSIS)

16 March 2018  Cardiovascular diseases

ATHEROMA (ATHEROSCLEROSIS)

Risk factors for the development of plaques include age, male gender, hypercholesterolemia, diabetes, high blood pressure, smoking and obesity.

SINUSAL ARRYTHMIA

15 February 2018  Cardiovascular diseases

SINUSAL ARRYTHMIA

Breathing in make the lungs expand but the heart also calls for blood via the large veins. This increase in blood volume accelerates the orchestra conductor so that the heart works faster.

BUNDLE BRANCH BLOCK

29 January 2018  Cardiovascular diseases

BUNDLE BRANCH BLOCK

Defects of electrical conduction by the two specialized branches of the ventricles can occur. One calls these conditions bundle branch blocks - right if it affects the right branch and left if it affects the left branch.

CORONARY HEART DISEASE (ANGINA)

13 January 2018  Cardiovascular diseases

CORONARY HEART DISEASE (ANGINA)

Most commonly, angina takes the form of chest pain that radiates towards the jaw and the left arm. It can also be felt in many other ways, especially as back pain, or only in the jaw or the left arm.

HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE

In 2000, more than 25% of the population in the world had high blood pressure (also called hypertension). It is estimated that this number could climb to nearly 30% in 2025.

WATER ON LUNGS

We all heard someone say that he or she had water "on" the lungs or even, water "in" the lung. What is it exactly? Should we say "on" the lungs or "in" the lung? Both situations exist.

UNSTABLE ANGINA - NSTEMI

In the case where the clot partially obstructs the coronary artery or one of its branches, the cardiac muscle it feeds still receives oxygen, but in potentially limited quantity. This situation is unstable, this is unstable angina, now called NSTEMI.

MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION (STEMI)

In the case where a clot completely obstructs a coronary artery, the underlying cardiac muscle suffers and it is painful. It is a “heart attack”. This is a medical emergency!

CORONAORGRAPHY

Coronary angiography is an examination that allows the professional to visualize the arteries of the heart known as the coronaries. As a result, it is possible to demonstrate the presence of obstructions like the presence of atheromatous plaques in these arteries.

HEART FAILURE

More than half a million of people suffer from heart failure in Canada

ATRIAL FIBRILLATION (AF)

AF is an arrhythmia characterized by chaotic cardiac beats which are irregularly irregular.

HEART RHYTHM DISORDERS

A problem with the rhythm, or arrhythmia, is a problem with the electric system that makes the heart beat. There are two main categories of problems: stimulation disorders and conduction disorders.

PREMATURE BEATS

The electrical system can be overexcited.The extrasystoles are supplementary heartbeats, either extras or premature, or before their time, pulses. The extrasystoles may be a consequence of an overexcited system at the atrium and/or ventricle levels.

ATRIAL FLUTTER

Atrial flutter is an arrhythmia characterized by a very fast, but regular heartbeat. It can climb beyond 150 beats per minute.

INAPPROPRIATE TACHYCARDIA

Inappropriate tachycardia affects more than 1% of the population. However, it is not considered an arrhythmia, but is rather a condition where the heart rate at rest is faster than normal and where there is an inappropriate acceleration of the heart rate when a minimal effort is done.

SUPRAVENTRICULAR TACHYCARDIA (SVT)

The supraventricular tachycardia is a type of arrhythmia characterized by rapid, sustained palpitations that start and stop abruptly.