Cardiac Assist Devices

Cardiac assist devices are a boon to patients with cardiac disorders. The various uses to which they are subjected to and the functioning of these mechanical pumps are explained below.…

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Cardiac Sarcoidosis

Sarcoidosis is a disease triggered by an atypical collection of granulomas, the inflammatory cells that are formed as nodules in the organs of the human body. Sarcoidosis may occur in…

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Bare Metal Stents

Stents are small expandable wire like tubes that are meant to be inserted permanently into the artery during the angioplasty surgery. Angioplasty is a surgery done to widen the narrowed…

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Smoking and Heart Diseases

A common misconception about cigarette smoking is that it causes breathing problems and lung cancer, but only few smokers realize that cigarette smoking is also responsible for some of the…

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