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Valvular & cardiovascular diseases

Bundle Branch Block

A bundle branch block is an anomaly in the electrical conduction system of the heart. A blockage can occur in either of the two specialized branches of the electrical transmission system when impulses travel to the right and left ventricles.
These conditions are called bundle branch blocks: the Right Bundle Branch Block affects the right branch and the Left one affects the left branch.
Bundle branch blocks can be either intermittent or permanent.

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Pharmacy

I take my medication. Do you?

When examining data collected on adherence to treatments, nearly 50% of patients with chronic illnesses (such as high blood pressure, diabetes, etc.) do not take their medications regularly.

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Prevention

Prevention of Bacterial Endocarditis

Bacterial endocarditis is an infection of the inner lining of the heart that most often attacks one or several heart valves. As its name suggests, bacteria in the bloodstream are the cause of this infectious illness.

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Valvular & cardiovascular diseases

Aortic sclerosis

Aortic valve sclerosis means that this valve has lost its flexibility without necessarily having a reduced opening.

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Congenital diseases

Aortic Bicuspid Valve – Medica point of view

Aortic bicuspid valve is a congenital anomaly of the aortic valve, present from birth.
Normally, the aortic valve is tricuspid, consisting of three leaflets, but in the case of aortic bicuspid valve, the valve only has two leaflets.

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Anatomy

The Heart, from Every Angle

The heart is a muscular organ about the size of a closed fist. It is located in the center of the chest, between the 2 lungs. The heart is a marvelous, almost indefatigable organ. It enables blood to circulate throughout the body.

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Exams

The treadmill; the effort challenge

The treadmill is a test in cardiology that evaluates, indirectly, possible blockages in the coronary arteries.
It also helps evaluate the cardiovascular condition.

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