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Thu, 2011-11-10 13:34
A tilt-table test is meant to assess the heart rhythm of those patients who often undergo fainting spells. It is as simple, inexpensive, and low risk procedure. However, the test is not recommended to those patients with a tendency to faint due to heart disease.
Mon, 2011-10-24 08:42

The Vascular closure devices or VCDs, as they are commonly called, has introduced an innovative means to improve the condition in patients. It provides them with comfort and also accelerates the ambulation after invasive cardiovascular procedures carried out through the femoral arterial access.

Wed, 2011-10-19 10:46

Sleep apnea  is a sleep disorder causing pauses in respiration during sleep, and each episode results in missing of one or more breaths, and such apneas occur recurrently throughout sleep period. The respiratory control mechanism is less effective during sleep and brief periods of apnea occur in normal sleeping adults. During sleep there is decreased sensitivity to low PCO2 (Partial pressure of Carbon dioxide).

Mon, 2011-10-10 11:44

Statins are a class of medicines used frequently to lower the blood cholesterol levels.  The drug is able to block the action of a chemical in the Liver, essential for producing cholesterol.

Wed, 2011-10-05 17:19

Endocarditis is a cardiac condition caused by an infection of the inner lining of the heart. It is generally caused by a bacterium and can affect the heart valves as well as the heart lining. As it is a potentially life threatening problem, treatment of endocarditis requires long term intravenous antibiotics and maybe even open heart surgery. Hence, it is better to do a preventive treatment called a prophylaxis.

Wed, 2011-10-05 16:47

Coagulation is the process by which a liquid changes to a semi-solid mass or a gel. When a cut occur on our body with bleeding,with  a little pressure and bandaging of the wound bleedings stops. Here clotting factors in the blood becomes active and change the liquid blood into a gel (clot). When the wound is healed and the clot is no longer needed, the body gradually reabsorbs the clot. This is blood clotting. It is an important process that prevents excessive bleeding from an injury, but if the body does not reabsorbs the clot it becomes life threatening.

Wed, 2011-10-05 16:37

Vitamin K antagonists (VKA) are a class of anticoagulants which , as their name indicates act by inhibiting the action of vitamin K, coumarins are the most commonly used VKA. In medicine the most commonly used VKA is warfarin.. Warfarin is an antagonist of Vitamin K, a necessary element in the synthesis of clotting factors II, VII, IX, and X as well as the naturally occuring endogenous anticoagulatant protein C and S which are biologically inactive without the carboxylation of certain glutamic acid residues.

Tue, 2011-04-19 14:15

There are strict visa regulations in Germany. Special visas are needed for the citizens of most countries, as laid down in the German and Schengen Regulations, to come to Germany even if it’s for medical reasons. 

Various types of visas are available depending on the purpose of the trip. A special visa path is available for medical treatment. In case the person is already in Germany for another purpose, a business trip for instance, he/she does not need another special medical visa for treatment.
Thu, 2011-03-10 12:46

Germany is believed to be one of the best place for all types of medical treatment, that too if it is heart treatment, it is one among the best. With lots of positive track records, German hospitals have organized many heart surgeries and heart treatments successfully.

 

Thu, 2011-02-24 15:31