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COMMOTIO CORDIS

Commotio Cordis is not a disease. Rather, it is a complication of a fatal arrhythmia that occurs accidentally in an individual with no known pre-existing heart defect of any kind. The name Commotio Cordis translates from Latin and means "agitation of the heart", in connection with the sudden destabilization of the synchronization of the heart's electrical system. It is called ventricular fibrillation, a lethal arrhythmia.

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CLINICAL RESEACH IN CARDIOLOGY

25 November 2017

CLINICAL RESEACH IN CARDIOLOGY

In the past, several medical discoveries have been made as the result of errors or purely by chance (example: discovery of penicillin).

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Episode 1- Dr LUDWIG REHN

Episode 1- Dr LUDWIG REHN

Dr Ludwid Rehn is consider by some as the father of cardiac surgery.

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HOLIDAY SEASON

HOLIDAY SEASON

Oh boy! The Holidays... Here we are again at the Holiday season... Every year, it’s the same thing! Rush at work, last minute shopping, weather and temperature changes and the celebrations

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CHOLESTEROL SCREENING - PATIENT POINT OF VIEW

CHOLESTEROL SCREENING - PATIENT POINT OF VIEW

Today, knowing the good and bad cholesterol rates in your blood is crucial to help prevent cardiovascular events such as myocardial infarctions and strokes (cerebrovascular accidents), for example.

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