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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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TRANS THORACIC ECHO CARDIOGRAM

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.

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MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION (STEMI)

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!

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CORONARY ANGIOPLASTY ( CORONARY DILATATION)

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.

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LIFE AFTER A MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION

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.

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