An Overview of Artificial Aortic Valve Stenosis Those that have suffered from aortic valve stenosis in the past and undergone a valve replacement can endure complications with artificial aortic valve stenosis. This article provides an overview of this disease including symptoms, how its diagnosed, and treatments available.
An Overview of Type A Aortic Dissection The aorta carries blood away from the heart, throughout the body. Sometimes this precious artery can be succumbed to damage known as a type A aortic dissection, which can be catastrophic if not treated emergently.This article gives a brief overview of all-things related to type A aortic dissection.
Abnormal Increases in Venous Pressure An abnormal increase in venous pressure is characteristic of heart failure. This occurs when heart disease prevents forward pumping of blood and results in backward dumping of blood to the circulation. Find out more about this condition and its effects on the circulation.
Transthoracic Echocardiogram as a Diagnostic Tool Transthoracic echocardiogram (TTE) is a non-invasive diagnostic tool that evaluates the function of the heart using high frequency sound waves. Learn how this simple but accurate imaging technique helps to diagnose heart disease and identify its possible causes.
An Overview of Third Degree Heart Block This article looks at third degree heart block, its causes, treatment, and prognosis. Know the signs and symptoms of heart block and when it is considered an emergency by reading this article.