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Category Archives: Cardiac Care

Heart Palpitations

Source: WebMD Heart palpitations are a feeling that your heart is beating too hard or too fast, skipping a beat, or fluttering. You may notice heart palpitations in your chest, throat, or … Continue reading

July 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Coronary Artery Bypass (CABG) Surgery

March 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Description of EKG or ECG Electrocardiogram

Description of what an EKG is as well as the major parts of an EKG. Recorded at Glen Oaks Community College, Centreville, Michigan by Dr Ren Allen Hartung.

March 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Need an Aortic Valve Replacement?

Source: Brendan Borrell / Scientific American Why would someone need a replacement? The procedure is most commonly performed in the U.S. for a condition called aortic stenosis, where the valve fails … Continue reading

March 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

What Is Stress Testing?

Source: National Heart Lung and Blood Institute Stress testing provides information about how your heart works during physical stress. Some heart problems are easier to diagnose when your heart is … Continue reading

November 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

Source: Patient Education Company Your doctor has recommended that you undergo a balloon angioplasty with a stent implant. But what does that actually mean? The heart is located in the center … Continue reading

October 31, 2012 · Leave a comment

♥ Mitral Valve Replacement

Source: Encyclopedia of Surgery The mitral valve can become diseased, preventing it from adequately controlling the direction of the flow of blood between the left atrium and left ventricle. It … Continue reading

September 14, 2012 · Leave a comment