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EVAR AND TEVAR FOR AORTIC DISSECTION/ANEURYSM

EVAR & TEVAR FOR AORTIC DISSECTION & ANEURYSM   AORTIC DISSECTION Aorta is the largest artery in the body and arising directly from the heart. Aortic dissection occurs when a tear develops in the wall of the aorta. As the tear extends along the wall of the aorta, blood can flow in between the layers…

RENAL/CAROTID ANGIOPLASTY

RENAL & CAROTID ANGIOPLASTY   RENAL ANGIOPLASTY Renal artery stenosis is the narrowing of the arteries that supply blood to the kidneys. It can lead to uncontrolled hypertension, which should be treated initially with medications. If you have renal artery stenosis and blood pressure remains uncontrolled or complications such as pulmonary edema or worsening kidney…

PERIPHERAL ANGIOGRAPHY AND ANGIOPLASTY

PERIPHERAL ANGIOGRAPHY & ANGIOPLASTY   A peripheral angiography is a test similar to coronary angiography. Unlike coronary angiography which is used to look the condition of artery supplying your heart; peripheral angiography is used to check condition of blood vessels supplying your legs and arms. This test uses special x-ray machine and it is performed…

DEVICE CLOSURE OF ASD/VSD/PDA

DEVICE CLOSURE OF ASD/ VSD/PDA   ASD, VSD and PDA are birth defects and usually present in children; but can be first time detected in adult also. ASD (Atrial Septal Defect): A hole in the septum (wall) between the heart’s two upper chambers is called ASD. VSD (Ventricular Septal Defect): A hole in the septum…

BALLOON VALVULOPLASTY

BALLOON VALVULOPLASTY   Balloon valvuloplasty (or valvulotomy) means dilation of narrowed cardiac valve with balloon. This modality of treatment useful in certain diseases of valves of the heart in which valve stenosis occurs either due to birth defect or due to acquired inflammation. This procedure is usually done by a small injection from your groin…

ICD & CRT IMPLANTATION

Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD): It is a special type of pacemaker, which is useful to control very fast heart rate which can occur in certain diseases. Very fast heart rate of lower chamber of the heart (ventricular tachycardia/fibrillation) is very serious and life threatening condition. If it is not treated promptly, patient can become unconscious…

TEMPORARY AND PERMANENT PACEMAKER IMPLANTATION

CARDIAC PACEMAKERS, WHAT IS A PACEMAKER? Every heart has its own internal electrical system and natural pacemaker that regulates the rate and rhythm of your heartbeats. With each heartbeat, an electrical signal spreads from the top of your heart to the bottom. As the signal travels, it causes the heart to contract and pump blood….

ANGIOPLASTY WITH STENTING

ANGIOPLASTY WITH STENTING   WHAT IS CORONARY ANGIOPLASTY / PAMI? When cholesterol gets deposited in the wall of your coronary arteries (called as plaque), it causes narrowing of the lumen of arteries. This can reduce blood flow to your heart and cause chest pain (angina) or heart attack (myocardial infarction). Coronary angioplasty, also called PTCA…

ANGIOGRAPHY

ANGIOGRAPHY WHAT IS CORONARY ANGIOGRAPHY? Our heart pumps blood (and oxygen) to all the body organs. Heart muscle also needs oxygen for the function of pumping, which is supplied to the heart by Coronary arteries. Coronary angiography is a test that uses special dye and special x-rays to show the insides of your coronary arteries….

ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY

Echocardiography or simply an Echo is a sonography of the heart. It uses sound waves to create moving pictures of your heart. An echocardiogram can be done in the doctor’s office or a hospital. It requires undressing from the waist up and to lie down with turning left on an examination table or bed. WHAT…

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