TRANS THORACIC ECHO CARDIOGRAM
It is the same type of test used to examine a baby in a pregnant woman. In the case of a cardiac ultrasound, the heart is organ of interest.
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!
CORONARY ANGIOPLASTY ( CORONARY DILATATION)
Coronary angioplasty, commonly known as coronary dilatation, is the procedure to repair coronary arteries with blockages. This repair follows an examination called coronarography, which allows visualization of coronary strictures.
LIFE AFTER A MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
Overnight, you found yourself in a hospital room and were told that you had a heart attack. What happened to you, how to live after this event.