The hollow, muscular organ that maintains the circulation of the blood.
Pathologic processes that affect patients after a surgical procedure. They may or may not be related to the disease for which the surgery was done, and they may or may not be direct results of the surgery.
The number of times the HEART VENTRICLES contract per unit of time, usually per minute.
A heterogeneous condition in which the heart is unable to pump out sufficient blood to meet the metabolic need of the body. Heart failure can be caused by structural defects, functional abnormalities (VENTRICULAR DYSFUNCTION), or a sudden overload beyond its capacity. Chronic heart failure is more common than acute heart failure which results from sudden insult to cardiac function, such as MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION.
Pathological conditions involving the HEART including its structural and functional abnormalities.
Developmental abnormalities involving structures of the heart. These defects are present at birth but may be discovered later in life.
The transference of a heart from one human or animal to another.
Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.
Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.
Complications that affect patients during surgery. They may or may not be associated with the disease for which the surgery is done, or within the same surgical procedure.
The heart of the fetus of any viviparous animal. It refers to the heart in the postembryonic period and is differentiated from the embryonic heart (HEART/embryology) only on the basis of time.
Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.
Flaps of tissue that prevent regurgitation of BLOOD from the HEART VENTRICLES to the HEART ATRIA or from the PULMONARY ARTERIES or AORTA to the ventricles.
Studies in which individuals or populations are followed to assess the outcome of exposures, procedures, or effects of a characteristic, e.g., occurrence of disease.
An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.
The chambers of the heart, to which the BLOOD returns from the circulation.
Observation of a population for a sufficient number of persons over a sufficient number of years to generate incidence or mortality rates subsequent to the selection of the study group.
Conditions or pathological processes associated with the disease of diabetes mellitus. Due to the impaired control of BLOOD GLUCOSE level in diabetic patients, pathological processes develop in numerous tissues and organs including the EYE, the KIDNEY, the BLOOD VESSELS, and the NERVE TISSUE.
Impaired conduction of cardiac impulse that can occur anywhere along the conduction pathway, such as between the SINOATRIAL NODE and the right atrium (SA block) or between atria and ventricles (AV block). Heart blocks can be classified by the duration, frequency, or completeness of conduction block. Reversibility depends on the degree of structural or functional defects.
Conditions or pathological processes associated with pregnancy. They can occur during or after pregnancy, and range from minor discomforts to serious diseases that require medical interventions. They include diseases in pregnant females, and pregnancies in females with diseases.
The muscle tissue of the HEART. It is composed of striated, involuntary muscle cells (MYOCYTES, CARDIAC) connected to form the contractile pump to generate blood flow.
A procedure to stop the contraction of MYOCARDIUM during HEART SURGERY. It is usually achieved with the use of chemicals (CARDIOPLEGIC SOLUTIONS) or cold temperature (such as chilled perfusate).
Examinations used to diagnose and treat heart conditions.
A repeat operation for the same condition in the same patient due to disease progression or recurrence, or as followup to failed previous surgery.
A disorder of cardiac function caused by insufficient blood flow to the muscle tissue of the heart. The decreased blood flow may be due to narrowing of the coronary arteries (CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE), to obstruction by a thrombus (CORONARY THROMBOSIS), or less commonly, to diffuse narrowing of arterioles and other small vessels within the heart. Severe interruption of the blood supply to the myocardial tissue may result in necrosis of cardiac muscle (MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION).
Contractile activity of the MYOCARDIUM.
An imbalance between myocardial functional requirements and the capacity of the CORONARY VESSELS to supply sufficient blood flow. It is a form of MYOCARDIAL ISCHEMIA (insufficient blood supply to the heart muscle) caused by a decreased capacity of the coronary vessels.
The qualitative or quantitative estimation of the likelihood of adverse effects that may result from exposure to specified health hazards or from the absence of beneficial influences. (Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 1988)
The number of new cases of a given disease during a given period in a specified population. It also is used for the rate at which new events occur in a defined population. It is differentiated from PREVALENCE, which refers to all cases, new or old, in the population at a given time.
The movement and the forces involved in the movement of the blood through the CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM.
The period of confinement of a patient to a hospital or other health facility.
NECROSIS of the MYOCARDIUM caused by an obstruction of the blood supply to the heart (CORONARY CIRCULATION).
General or unspecified injuries to the heart.
Striated muscle cells found in the heart. They are derived from cardiac myoblasts (MYOBLASTS, CARDIAC).
A device that substitutes for a heart valve. It may be composed of biological material (BIOPROSTHESIS) and/or synthetic material.
Tomography using x-ray transmission and a computer algorithm to reconstruct the image.
Ultrasonic recording of the size, motion, and composition of the heart and surrounding tissues. The standard approach is transthoracic.
Medical problems associated with OBSTETRIC LABOR, such as BREECH PRESENTATION; PREMATURE OBSTETRIC LABOR; HEMORRHAGE; or others. These complications can affect the well-being of the mother, the FETUS, or both.
Bleeding or escape of blood from a vessel.
Infection occurring at the site of a surgical incision.
Failure of equipment to perform to standard. The failure may be due to defects or improper use.
Studies in which subsets of a defined population are identified. These groups may or may not be exposed to factors hypothesized to influence the probability of the occurrence of a particular disease or other outcome. Cohorts are defined populations which, as a whole, are followed in an attempt to determine distinguishing subgroup characteristics.
A procedure in which a laparoscope (LAPAROSCOPES) is inserted through a small incision near the navel to examine the abdominal and pelvic organs in the PERITONEAL CAVITY. If appropriate, biopsy or surgery can be performed during laparoscopy.
The hemodynamic and electrophysiological action of the left HEART VENTRICLE. Its measurement is an important aspect of the clinical evaluation of patients with heart disease to determine the effects of the disease on cardiac performance.
A state of subnormal or depressed cardiac output at rest or during stress. It is a characteristic of CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES, including congenital, valvular, rheumatic, hypertensive, coronary, and cardiomyopathic. The serious form of low cardiac output is characterized by marked reduction in STROKE VOLUME, and systemic vasoconstriction resulting in cold, pale, and sometimes cyanotic extremities.
A group of diseases in which the dominant feature is the involvement of the CARDIAC MUSCLE itself. Cardiomyopathies are classified according to their predominant pathophysiological features (DILATED CARDIOMYOPATHY; HYPERTROPHIC CARDIOMYOPATHY; RESTRICTIVE CARDIOMYOPATHY) or their etiological/pathological factors (CARDIOMYOPATHY, ALCOHOLIC; ENDOCARDIAL FIBROELASTOSIS).
An infant during the first month after birth.
Diseases which have one or more of the following characteristics: they are permanent, leave residual disability, are caused by nonreversible pathological alteration, require special training of the patient for rehabilitation, or may be expected to require a long period of supervision, observation, or care. (Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)
Removal of an implanted therapeutic or prosthetic device.
Levels within a diagnostic group which are established by various measurement criteria applied to the seriousness of a patient's disorder.
A prediction of the probable outcome of a disease based on a individual's condition and the usual course of the disease as seen in similar situations.
This structure includes the thin muscular atrial septum between the two HEART ATRIA, and the thick muscular ventricular septum between the two HEART VENTRICLES.
Cessation of heart beat or MYOCARDIAL CONTRACTION. If it is treated within a few minutes, heart arrest can be reversed in most cases to normal cardiac rhythm and effective circulation.
Treatment process involving the injection of fluid into an organ or tissue.
Cardiac manifestation of systemic rheumatological conditions, such as RHEUMATIC FEVER. Rheumatic heart disease can involve any part the heart, most often the HEART VALVES and the ENDOCARDIUM.
A form of CARDIAC MUSCLE disease that is characterized by ventricular dilation, VENTRICULAR DYSFUNCTION, and HEART FAILURE. Risk factors include SMOKING; ALCOHOL DRINKING; HYPERTENSION; INFECTION; PREGNANCY; and mutations in the LMNA gene encoding LAMIN TYPE A, a NUCLEAR LAMINA protein.
A pumping mechanism that duplicates the output, rate, and blood pressure of the natural heart. It may replace the function of the entire heart or a portion of it, and may be an intracorporeal, extracorporeal, or paracorporeal heart. (Dorland, 28th ed)
The removal of fluids or discharges from the body, such as from a wound, sore, or cavity.
Migration of a foreign body from its original location to some other location in the body.
Disease having a short and relatively severe course.
Age as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or the effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from AGING, a physiological process, and TIME FACTORS which refers only to the passage of time.
Surgery performed on the heart.
Use or insertion of a tubular device into a duct, blood vessel, hollow organ, or body cavity for injecting or withdrawing fluids for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes. It differs from INTUBATION in that the tube here is used to restore or maintain patency in obstructions.
The amount of BLOOD pumped out of the HEART per beat, not to be confused with cardiac output (volume/time). It is calculated as the difference between the end-diastolic volume and the end-systolic volume.
Enlargement of the HEART, usually indicated by a cardiothoracic ratio above 0.50. Heart enlargement may involve the right, the left, or both HEART VENTRICLES or HEART ATRIA. Cardiomegaly is a nonspecific symptom seen in patients with chronic systolic heart failure (HEART FAILURE) or several forms of CARDIOMYOPATHIES.
Heart failure caused by abnormal myocardial contraction during SYSTOLE leading to defective cardiac emptying.
Agents that have a strengthening effect on the heart or that can increase cardiac output. They may be CARDIAC GLYCOSIDES; SYMPATHOMIMETICS; or other drugs. They are used after MYOCARDIAL INFARCT; CARDIAC SURGICAL PROCEDURES; in SHOCK; or in congestive heart failure (HEART FAILURE).
Pathologic process consisting of a partial or complete disruption of the layers of a surgical wound.
In screening and diagnostic tests, the probability that a person with a positive test is a true positive (i.e., has the disease), is referred to as the predictive value of a positive test; whereas, the predictive value of a negative test is the probability that the person with a negative test does not have the disease. Predictive value is related to the sensitivity and specificity of the test.
Hemorrhage following any surgical procedure. It may be immediate or delayed and is not restricted to the surgical wound.
Procedures in which placement of CARDIAC CATHETERS is performed for therapeutic or diagnostic procedures.
The proportion of survivors in a group, e.g., of patients, studied and followed over a period, or the proportion of persons in a specified group alive at the beginning of a time interval who survive to the end of the interval. It is often studied using life table methods.
The heart rate of the FETUS. The normal range at term is between 120 and 160 beats per minute.
A condition in which the LEFT VENTRICLE of the heart was functionally impaired. This condition usually leads to HEART FAILURE; MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION; and other cardiovascular complications. Diagnosis is made by measuring the diminished ejection fraction and a depressed level of motility of the left ventricular wall.
Naturally occurring or experimentally induced animal diseases with pathological processes sufficiently similar to those of human diseases. They are used as study models for human diseases.
The period of care beginning when the patient is removed from surgery and aimed at meeting the patient's psychological and physical needs directly after surgery. (From Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)
Devices that provide support for tubular structures that are being anastomosed or for body cavities during skin grafting.
Death resulting from the presence of a disease in an individual, as shown by a single case report or a limited number of patients. This should be differentiated from DEATH, the physiological cessation of life and from MORTALITY, an epidemiological or statistical concept.
A distribution in which a variable is distributed like the sum of the squares of any given independent random variable, each of which has a normal distribution with mean of zero and variance of one. The chi-square test is a statistical test based on comparison of a test statistic to a chi-square distribution. The oldest of these tests are used to detect whether two or more population distributions differ from one another.
Drugs that bind to but do not activate beta-adrenergic receptors thereby blocking the actions of beta-adrenergic agonists. Adrenergic beta-antagonists are used for treatment of hypertension, cardiac arrhythmias, angina pectoris, glaucoma, migraine headaches, and anxiety.
Surgical union or shunt between ducts, tubes or vessels. It may be end-to-end, end-to-side, side-to-end, or side-to-side.
The return of a sign, symptom, or disease after a remission.
Catheters designed to be left within an organ or passage for an extended period of time.
Measurable and quantifiable biological parameters (e.g., specific enzyme concentration, specific hormone concentration, specific gene phenotype distribution in a population, presence of biological substances) which serve as indices for health- and physiology-related assessments, such as disease risk, psychiatric disorders, environmental exposure and its effects, disease diagnosis, metabolic processes, substance abuse, pregnancy, cell line development, epidemiologic studies, etc.
Damage to the MYOCARDIUM resulting from MYOCARDIAL REPERFUSION (restoration of blood flow to ischemic areas of the HEART.) Reperfusion takes place when there is spontaneous thrombolysis, THROMBOLYTIC THERAPY, collateral flow from other coronary vascular beds, or reversal of vasospasm.
A collection of blood outside the BLOOD VESSELS. Hematoma can be localized in an organ, space, or tissue.
Surgical insertion of synthetic material to repair injured or diseased heart valves.
The domestic dog, Canis familiaris, comprising about 400 breeds, of the carnivore family CANIDAE. They are worldwide in distribution and live in association with people. (Walker's Mammals of the World, 5th ed, p1065)
The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.
Formation and development of a thrombus or blood clot in the blood vessel.
Techniques for securing together the edges of a wound, with loops of thread or similar materials (SUTURES).
Procedures of applying ENDOSCOPES for disease diagnosis and treatment. Endoscopy involves passing an optical instrument through a small incision in the skin i.e., percutaneous; or through a natural orifice and along natural body pathways such as the digestive tract; and/or through an incision in the wall of a tubular structure or organ, i.e. transluminal, to examine or perform surgery on the interior parts of the body.
Any adverse condition in a patient occurring as the result of treatment by a physician, surgeon, or other health professional, especially infections acquired by a patient during the course of treatment.
Methods of creating machines and devices.
Diseases in any part of the BILIARY TRACT including the BILE DUCTS and the GALLBLADDER.
Procedures that avoid use of open, invasive surgery in favor of closed or local surgery. These generally involve use of laparoscopic devices and remote-control manipulation of instruments with indirect observation of the surgical field through an endoscope or similar device.
Pathological conditions involving the CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM including the HEART; the BLOOD VESSELS; or the PERICARDIUM.
Regulation of the rate of contraction of the heart muscles by an artificial pacemaker.
Agents that prevent clotting.
A voluntary organization concerned with the prevention and treatment of heart and vascular diseases.
Studies to determine the advantages or disadvantages, practicability, or capability of accomplishing a projected plan, study, or project.
A subclass of DIABETES MELLITUS that is not INSULIN-responsive or dependent (NIDDM). It is characterized initially by INSULIN RESISTANCE and HYPERINSULINEMIA; and eventually by GLUCOSE INTOLERANCE; HYPERGLYCEMIA; and overt diabetes. Type II diabetes mellitus is no longer considered a disease exclusively found in adults. Patients seldom develop KETOSIS but often exhibit OBESITY.
The geometric and structural changes that the HEART VENTRICLES undergo, usually following MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION. It comprises expansion of the infarct and dilatation of the healthy ventricle segments. While most prevalent in the left ventricle, it can also occur in the right ventricle.
Heart failure caused by abnormal myocardial relaxation during DIASTOLE leading to defective cardiac filling.
Abnormal communication most commonly seen between two internal organs, or between an internal organ and the surface of the body.
The plan and delineation of prostheses in general or a specific prosthesis.
Statistical models which describe the relationship between a qualitative dependent variable (that is, one which can take only certain discrete values, such as the presence or absence of a disease) and an independent variable. A common application is in epidemiology for estimating an individual's risk (probability of a disease) as a function of a given risk factor.
A strain of albino rat used widely for experimental purposes because of its calmness and ease of handling. It was developed by the Sprague-Dawley Animal Company.
Tumors in any part of the heart. They include primary cardiac tumors and metastatic tumors to the heart. Their interference with normal cardiac functions can cause a wide variety of symptoms including HEART FAILURE; CARDIAC ARRHYTHMIAS; or EMBOLISM.
A class of statistical procedures for estimating the survival function (function of time, starting with a population 100% well at a given time and providing the percentage of the population still well at later times). The survival analysis is then used for making inferences about the effects of treatments, prognostic factors, exposures, and other covariates on the function.
The transference of a part of or an entire liver from one human or animal to another.
Care given during the period prior to undergoing surgery when psychological and physical preparations are made according to the special needs of the individual patient. This period spans the time between admission to the hospital to the time the surgery begins. (From Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)
Abnormalities in any part of the HEART SEPTUM resulting in abnormal communication between the left and the right chambers of the heart. The abnormal blood flow inside the heart may be caused by defects in the ATRIAL SEPTUM, the VENTRICULAR SEPTUM, or both.
A method of hemostasis utilizing various agents such as Gelfoam, silastic, metal, glass, or plastic pellets, autologous clot, fat, and muscle as emboli. It has been used in the treatment of spinal cord and INTRACRANIAL ARTERIOVENOUS MALFORMATIONS, renal arteriovenous fistulas, gastrointestinal bleeding, epistaxis, hypersplenism, certain highly vascular tumors, traumatic rupture of blood vessels, and control of operative hemorrhage.
A heterogeneous group of disorders characterized by HYPERGLYCEMIA and GLUCOSE INTOLERANCE.
A strain of albino rat developed at the Wistar Institute that has spread widely at other institutions. This has markedly diluted the original strain.
The confinement of a patient in a hospital.
Procedures used to reconstruct, restore, or improve defective, damaged, or missing structures.
The total number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time. It is differentiated from INCIDENCE, which refers to the number of new cases in the population at a given time.
A device designed to stimulate, by electric impulses, contraction of the heart muscles. It may be temporary (external) or permanent (internal or internal-external).
The rate at which oxygen is used by a tissue; microliters of oxygen STPD used per milligram of tissue per hour; the rate at which oxygen enters the blood from alveolar gas, equal in the steady state to the consumption of oxygen by tissue metabolism throughout the body. (Stedman, 25th ed, p346)
The presence of co-existing or additional diseases with reference to an initial diagnosis or with reference to the index condition that is the subject of study. Comorbidity may affect the ability of affected individuals to function and also their survival; it may be used as a prognostic indicator for length of hospital stay, cost factors, and outcome or survival.
The ENTERIC NERVOUS SYSTEM; PARASYMPATHETIC NERVOUS SYSTEM; and SYMPATHETIC NERVOUS SYSTEM taken together. Generally speaking, the autonomic nervous system regulates the internal environment during both peaceful activity and physical or emotional stress. Autonomic activity is controlled and integrated by the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM, especially the HYPOTHALAMUS and the SOLITARY NUCLEUS, which receive information relayed from VISCERAL AFFERENTS.
Obstruction of a blood vessel (embolism) by a blood clot (THROMBUS) in the blood stream.
Placement of an intravenous CATHETER in the subclavian, jugular, or other central vein.
Studies which start with the identification of persons with a disease of interest and a control (comparison, referent) group without the disease. The relationship of an attribute to the disease is examined by comparing diseased and non-diseased persons with regard to the frequency or levels of the attribute in each group.
Surgical insertion of a prosthesis.
Controlled physical activity which is performed in order to allow assessment of physiological functions, particularly cardiovascular and pulmonary, but also aerobic capacity. Maximal (most intense) exercise is usually required but submaximal exercise is also used.
Tongues of skin and subcutaneous tissue, sometimes including muscle, cut away from the underlying parts but often still attached at one end. They retain their own microvasculature which is also transferred to the new site. They are often used in plastic surgery for filling a defect in a neighboring region.
A condition caused by underdevelopment of the whole left half of the heart. It is characterized by hypoplasia of the left cardiac chambers (HEART ATRIUM; HEART VENTRICLE), the AORTA, the AORTIC VALVE, and the MITRAL VALVE. Severe symptoms appear in early infancy when DUCTUS ARTERIOSUS closes.
Pathological processes involving any of the BLOOD VESSELS in the cardiac or peripheral circulation. They include diseases of ARTERIES; VEINS; and rest of the vasculature system in the body.
The co-occurrence of pregnancy and a cardiovascular disease. The disease may precede or follow FERTILIZATION and it may or may not have a deleterious effect on the pregnant woman or FETUS.
A PEPTIDE that is secreted by the BRAIN and the HEART ATRIA, stored mainly in cardiac ventricular MYOCARDIUM. It can cause NATRIURESIS; DIURESIS; VASODILATION; and inhibits secretion of RENIN and ALDOSTERONE. It improves heart function. It contains 32 AMINO ACIDS.
A subtype of DIABETES MELLITUS that is characterized by INSULIN deficiency. It is manifested by the sudden onset of severe HYPERGLYCEMIA, rapid progression to DIABETIC KETOACIDOSIS, and DEATH unless treated with insulin. The disease may occur at any age, but is most common in childhood or adolescence.
A partial or complete return to the normal or proper physiologic activity of an organ or part following disease or trauma.
Diagnostic and therapeutic procedures that are invasive or surgical in nature, and require the expertise of a specially trained radiologist. In general, they are more invasive than diagnostic imaging but less invasive than major surgery. They often involve catheterization, fluoroscopy, or computed tomography. Some examples include percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography, percutaneous transthoracic biopsy, balloon angioplasty, and arterial embolization.
The period following a surgical operation.
Pathological processes involving any part of the LUNG.
Operative procedures for the treatment of vascular disorders.
Insertion of a catheter into a peripheral artery, vein, or airway for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes.
A vital statistic measuring or recording the rate of death from any cause in hospitalized populations.
Loss of blood during a surgical procedure.
Small pumps, often implantable, designed for temporarily assisting the heart, usually the LEFT VENTRICLE, to pump blood. They consist of a pumping chamber and a power source, which may be partially or totally external to the body and activated by electromagnetic motors.
Not an aneurysm but a well-defined collection of blood and CONNECTIVE TISSUE outside the wall of a blood vessel or the heart. It is the containment of a ruptured blood vessel or heart, such as sealing a rupture of the left ventricle. False aneurysm is formed by organized THROMBUS and HEMATOMA in surrounding tissue.
Abnormal cardiac rhythm that is characterized by rapid, uncoordinated firing of electrical impulses in the upper chambers of the heart (HEART ATRIA). In such case, blood cannot be effectively pumped into the lower chambers of the heart (HEART VENTRICLES). It is caused by abnormal impulse generation.
Developmental abnormalities in any portion of the VENTRICULAR SEPTUM resulting in abnormal communications between the two lower chambers of the heart. Classification of ventricular septal defects is based on location of the communication, such as perimembranous, inlet, outlet (infundibular), central muscular, marginal muscular, or apical muscular defect.
Surgery performed on the digestive system or its parts.
Developmental abnormalities in any portion of the ATRIAL SEPTUM resulting in abnormal communications between the two upper chambers of the heart. Classification of atrial septal defects is based on location of the communication and types of incomplete fusion of atrial septa with the ENDOCARDIAL CUSHIONS in the fetal heart. They include ostium primum, ostium secundum, sinus venosus, and coronary sinus defects.
The condition of an anatomical structure's being constricted beyond normal dimensions.
Malfunction of implantation shunts, valves, etc., and prosthesis loosening, migration, and breaking.
Peripheral, autonomic, and cranial nerve disorders that are associated with DIABETES MELLITUS. These conditions usually result from diabetic microvascular injury involving small blood vessels that supply nerves (VASA NERVORUM). Relatively common conditions which may be associated with diabetic neuropathy include third nerve palsy (see OCULOMOTOR NERVE DISEASES); MONONEUROPATHY; mononeuropathy multiplex; diabetic amyotrophy; a painful POLYNEUROPATHY; autonomic neuropathy; and thoracoabdominal neuropathy. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1325)
Opening or penetration through the wall of the INTESTINES.
Component of the NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH. It conducts and supports research program related to diseases of the heart, blood vessels, lung, and blood; blood resources; and SLEEP WAKE DISORDERS. From 1948 until October 10, 1969, it was known as the National Heart Institute. From June 25, 1976, it was the National Heart and Lung Institute. Since October 1997, the NHLBI has also had administrative responsibility for the NIH Woman's Health Initiative.
Surgical incision into the chest wall.
The thoracolumbar division of the autonomic nervous system. Sympathetic preganglionic fibers originate in neurons of the intermediolateral column of the spinal cord and project to the paravertebral and prevertebral ganglia, which in turn project to target organs. The sympathetic nervous system mediates the body's response to stressful situations, i.e., the fight or flight reactions. It often acts reciprocally to the parasympathetic system.
Procedures used to treat and correct deformities, diseases, and injuries to the MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM, its articulations, and associated structures.
Theoretical representations that simulate the behavior or activity of the cardiovascular system, processes, or phenomena; includes the use of mathematical equations, computers and other electronic equipment.
Inanimate objects that become enclosed in the body.
Removal of tissue with electrical current delivered via electrodes positioned at the distal end of a catheter. Energy sources are commonly direct current (DC-shock) or alternating current at radiofrequencies (usually 750 kHz). The technique is used most often to ablate the AV junction and/or accessory pathways in order to interrupt AV conduction and produce AV block in the treatment of various tachyarrhythmias.
Surgery which could be postponed or not done at all without danger to the patient. Elective surgery includes procedures to correct non-life-threatening medical problems as well as to alleviate conditions causing psychological stress or other potential risk to patients, e.g., cosmetic or contraceptive surgery.
The pressure within a CARDIAC VENTRICLE. Ventricular pressure waveforms can be measured in the beating heart by catheterization or estimated using imaging techniques (e.g., DOPPLER ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY). The information is useful in evaluating the function of the MYOCARDIUM; CARDIAC VALVES; and PERICARDIUM, particularly with simultaneous measurement of other (e.g., aortic or atrial) pressures.
A method of studying a drug or procedure in which both the subjects and investigators are kept unaware of who is actually getting which specific treatment.
The relationship between the dose of an administered drug and the response of the organism to the drug.
Surgical insertion of BLOOD VESSEL PROSTHESES to repair injured or diseased blood vessels.
The ratio of two odds. The exposure-odds ratio for case control data is the ratio of the odds in favor of exposure among cases to the odds in favor of exposure among noncases. The disease-odds ratio for a cohort or cross section is the ratio of the odds in favor of disease among the exposed to the odds in favor of disease among the unexposed. The prevalence-odds ratio refers to an odds ratio derived cross-sectionally from studies of prevalent cases.
The innermost layer of the heart, comprised of endothelial cells.
Techniques for controlling bleeding.
Hand-held tools or implements used by health professionals for the performance of surgical tasks.
Statistical models used in survival analysis that assert that the effect of the study factors on the hazard rate in the study population is multiplicative and does not change over time.
The probability that an event will occur. It encompasses a variety of measures of the probability of a generally unfavorable outcome.
Period of contraction of the HEART, especially of the HEART VENTRICLES.
A class of statistical methods applicable to a large set of probability distributions used to test for correlation, location, independence, etc. In most nonparametric statistical tests, the original scores or observations are replaced by another variable containing less information. An important class of nonparametric tests employs the ordinal properties of the data. Another class of tests uses information about whether an observation is above or below some fixed value such as the median, and a third class is based on the frequency of the occurrence of runs in the data. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed, p1284; Corsini, Concise Encyclopedia of Psychology, 1987, p764-5)
Operations carried out for the correction of deformities and defects, repair of injuries, and diagnosis and cure of certain diseases. (Taber, 18th ed.)
Maleness or femaleness as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from SEX CHARACTERISTICS, anatomical or physiological manifestations of sex, and from SEX DISTRIBUTION, the number of males and females in given circumstances.
Bleeding in any segment of the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT from ESOPHAGUS to RECTUM.
An abnormal anatomical passage between the INTESTINE, and another segment of the intestine or other organs. External intestinal fistula is connected to the SKIN (enterocutaneous fistula). Internal intestinal fistula can be connected to a number of organs, such as STOMACH (gastrocolic fistula), the BILIARY TRACT (cholecystoduodenal fistula), or the URINARY BLADDER of the URINARY TRACT (colovesical fistula). Risk factors include inflammatory processes, cancer, radiation treatment, and surgical misadventures (MEDICAL ERRORS).
Accumulation of purulent material in tissues, organs, or circumscribed spaces, usually associated with signs of infection.
A nonparametric method of compiling LIFE TABLES or survival tables. It combines calculated probabilities of survival and estimates to allow for observations occurring beyond a measurement threshold, which are assumed to occur randomly. Time intervals are defined as ending each time an event occurs and are therefore unequal. (From Last, A Dictionary of Epidemiology, 1995)
The species Oryctolagus cuniculus, in the family Leporidae, order LAGOMORPHA. Rabbits are born in burrows, furless, and with eyes and ears closed. In contrast with HARES, rabbits have 22 chromosome pairs.
Body organ that filters blood for the secretion of URINE and that regulates ion concentrations.
The use of internal devices (metal plates, nails, rods, etc.) to hold the position of a fracture in proper alignment.
Artificial substitutes for body parts, and materials inserted into tissue for functional, cosmetic, or therapeutic purposes. Prostheses can be functional, as in the case of artificial arms and legs, or cosmetic, as in the case of an artificial eye. Implants, all surgically inserted or grafted into the body, tend to be used therapeutically. IMPLANTS, EXPERIMENTAL is available for those used experimentally.
Radiography of blood vessels after injection of a contrast medium.
Disease of the RETINA as a complication of DIABETES MELLITUS. It is characterized by the progressive microvascular complications, such as ANEURYSM, interretinal EDEMA, and intraocular PATHOLOGIC NEOVASCULARIZATION.
A group of pathological conditions characterized by sudden, non-convulsive loss of neurological function due to BRAIN ISCHEMIA or INTRACRANIAL HEMORRHAGES. Stroke is classified by the type of tissue NECROSIS, such as the anatomic location, vasculature involved, etiology, age of the affected individual, and hemorrhagic vs. non-hemorrhagic nature. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp777-810)
Post-systolic relaxation of the HEART, especially the HEART VENTRICLES.
Inflammatory processes of the muscular walls of the heart (MYOCARDIUM) which result in injury to the cardiac muscle cells (MYOCYTES, CARDIAC). Manifestations range from subclinical to sudden death (DEATH, SUDDEN). Myocarditis in association with cardiac dysfunction is classified as inflammatory CARDIOMYOPATHY usually caused by INFECTION, autoimmune diseases, or responses to toxic substances. Myocarditis is also a common cause of DILATED CARDIOMYOPATHY and other cardiomyopathies.
Breakdown of the connection and subsequent leakage of effluent (fluids, secretions, air) from a SURGICAL ANASTOMOSIS of the digestive, respiratory, genitourinary, and cardiovascular systems. Most common leakages are from the breakdown of suture lines in gastrointestinal or bowel anastomosis.
Non-invasive method of demonstrating internal anatomy based on the principle that atomic nuclei in a strong magnetic field absorb pulses of radiofrequency energy and emit them as radiowaves which can be reconstructed into computerized images. The concept includes proton spin tomographic techniques.
The main artery of the thigh, a continuation of the external iliac artery.
Operative immobilization or ankylosis of two or more vertebrae by fusion of the vertebral bodies with a short bone graft or often with diskectomy or laminectomy. (From Blauvelt & Nelson, A Manual of Orthopaedic Terminology, 5th ed, p236; Dorland, 28th ed)
Incision of tissues for injection of medication or for other diagnostic or therapeutic procedures. Punctures of the skin, for example may be used for diagnostic drainage; of blood vessels for diagnostic imaging procedures.
Incision into the side of the abdomen between the ribs and pelvis.
Interventions to provide care prior to, during, and immediately after surgery.
Any impairment, arrest, or reversal of the normal flow of INTESTINAL CONTENTS toward the ANAL CANAL.
Production of an image when x-rays strike a fluorescent screen.
Invasion of the host organism by microorganisms that can cause pathological conditions or diseases.
Diversion of the flow of blood from the entrance of the right atrium directly to the aorta (or femoral artery) via an oxygenator thus bypassing both the heart and lungs.
The range or frequency distribution of a measurement in a population (of organisms, organs or things) that has not been selected for the presence of disease or abnormality.
Any woven or knit material of open texture used in surgery for the repair, reconstruction, or substitution of tissue. The mesh is usually a synthetic fabric made of various polymers. It is occasionally made of metal.
He had been filming Lo show dei record.[13] He died on 13 March 2010, at the age of twenty-one of heart complications.[14] The ...
Cardiac complications can include arrhythmias, abnormally slow heart beat, low blood pressure, decreased size of the heart ... Cardiac complications can be life-threatening, but the heart muscle generally improves with weight gain, and the heart ... Cardiac complications include structural and functional changes to the heart.[125] Some of these cardiovascular changes are ... Obstetric complications: prenatal and perinatal complications may factor into the development of anorexia nervosa, such as ...
Historical complications[edit]. Child birth was not considered a medical practice before the eighteenth century. It was mostly ... Maternal illness such as heart disease, hypertension, glaucoma, aneurysm, or other conditions that make pushing difficult or ... While some of these risks and complications were very common, in general, many people overlooked them and continued to use them ... The addition of obstetrical forceps came with complication to the mother during and after childbirth. The use of the forceps ...
Cardiovascular complications. Mitral valve dysfunction, congestive heart failure. Most severe. Common. Premature death. ... Cardiorespiratory complications may arise, which is why it is recommended that CLS patients undergo regular monitoring for ... and post-operative complications. The progression of reduced cardiac functioning over time may necessitate surgical procedures ... to counteract mitral valve dysfunction, congenital heart disease, patent ductus arteriosus, and ventricular hypertrophy. ...
Valvular heart disease with thrombogenic complications. *Severe hypertension. *Diabetes with vascular involvement ...
These complications include congestive heart failure.[42] Over time, ORS developed into ORT, or oral rehydration therapy, which ... Intravenous fluids are recommended only in those who have significant dehydration due to their potential complications. ... Overeating leads to many diseases, such as heart disease and diabetes, that may result in death. ... This can result regardless of route of feeding and can present itself a couple of days after eating with heart failure, ...
respiratory failure not explained by heart failure or volume overload. *decreased PaO. 2/FiO. 2 ratio (a decreased PaO. 2/FiO. ... Complications[edit]. Since ARDS is an extremely serious condition which requires invasive forms of therapy it is not without ... An additional complication is that some alveoli can only be opened with higher airway pressures than are needed to keep them ... Complications to be considered include the following:[10] *Pulmonary: barotrauma (volutrauma), pulmonary embolism (PE), ...
Complications. Breathing difficulties, heart and blood pressure problems[1][2]. Usual onset. Rapid (hours to weeks)[2]. ... The autonomic or involuntary nervous system, which is involved in the control of body functions such as heart rate and blood ... Guillain-Barré syndrome can lead to death as a result of a number of complications: severe infections, blood clots, and cardiac ... Carod-Artal FJ, Wichmann O, Farrar J, Gascón J (September 2013). "Neurological complications of dengue virus infection". The ...
Laurent Terzieff, 75, French actor, lung complications.[31]. *Ann Waldron, 85, American writer and biographer, heart failure.[ ... Shirley Silvey, 82, American animator (The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show, Dudley Do-Right Show, George of the Jungle), heart ... Iwan Tirta, 75, Indonesian batik fashion designer, complications from strokes.[372]. References[edit]. *^ "Black Tie Affair, ' ... Arnold Friberg, 96, American painter, complications from a fall.[6]. *Geoffrey Hutchings, 71, English actor (Poppy, Henry V, ...
17 March - John Magufuli, 61, President; heart complications. 6 April - Alfred Maluma, 65, Catholic bishop of Njombe; traffic ... 17 February - John Kijazi, 64, chief secretary to the President, chancellor of University of Dodoma; heart attack. 20 February ... 12 February - Atashasta Justus Nditiye, 51, former deputy minister; complications after traffic accident. 12 February - Harith ...
"The Magician's Heart" - an evil magician distributes curses at royal christenings. Complications ensue. "The Aunt and Amabel" ... "The Magician's Heart" "Kenneth and the Carp", The Strand Magazine 38:6 (December 1909), 829-37. Black-and-white drawing tinted ...
Juan José Flores Lira, polítician, mayor of Ignacio de la Llave, Veracruz; heart attack. April 28 Brazo de Oro, wrestler; heart ... Carmen Sánchez Galán (45), public servant; complicaciones post-operative complications. January 15 Isidro Baldenegro López, ... Raúl Maldonado Mendoza, poet and orator from Oaxaca; heart attack. March 13 - Sarah Jiménez, engraving artist, member of the ... Alicia Juárez (67), singer; heart attack (b. 1950). Bertha Elisa Medina Parra, polítician and public servant, former mayor of ...
June 12 Dodo Doris, 71, Congolese musician (Orchestra Super Mazembe); chest complications. Claude Ndam, 65, Cameroonian singer- ... heart attack. May (date unknwn) - Raphael Yanyi, DR Congo judge; stabbed in the head June 11 - Emmanuel Issoze-Ngondet, 59, ... August 24 - Pascal Lissouba, 88, Congolese politician, President (1992-1997) and Prime Minister (1963-1966), complications from ...
... the infection may cause heart complications known as Lyme carditis.[37][38] Symptoms may include heart palpitations (in 69% of ... Lyme causes myocardial complications such as cardiomegaly, left ventricular dysfunction, or congestive heart failure.[37] ... "British Heart Journal. 70 (1): 15-6. doi:10.1136/hrt.70.1.15. PMC 1025222. PMID 8037992.. ... About half the people with Lyme carditis progress to complete heart block, but it usually resolves in a week.[37] Other Lyme ...
Right heart. *(venae cavae, coronary sinus) → right atrium (atrial appendage, fossa ovalis, limbus of fossa ovalis, crista ... Both complications may lead to worsening of mitral regurgitation.[5] Additional images[edit]. *. ... Left heart. *(pulmonary veins) → left atrium (atrial appendage) → mitral valve → left ventricle → aortic valve (aortic sinus ... Diagram showing relations of opened heart to front of thoracic wall.. Ant. Anterior segment of tricuspid valve.. A O. Aorta.. A ...
... or heart complications.[3] About three per 100,000 people per year develop the systemic form.[3] The condition most often ... irregular heart rate and fainting due to conduction abnormalities, hypertension, and congestive heart failure ... Walker KM, Pope J (August 2012). "Treatment of systemic sclerosis complications: what to use when first-line treatment fails--a ... Vomiting, myelosuppression, haemorrhagic cystitis and rarely heart failure, pulmonary fibrosis, hepatic sinusoidal obstruction ...
Complications soon arise. Albert had been corresponding through the lonely-hearts columns with a young widow, Janet Cannot. ... A further complication arises when it emerges that Albert had been married and had deserted his wife, who now turns up with her ... The play depicts the complications that ensue when a famous artist adopts the persona of his dead valet to escape his unwelcome ...
John H. Noble, 84, American prisoner in Russian gulag and author (I Was a Slave in Russia), heart attack. Sir John Stanier, 82 ... Herbert Saffir, 90, American engineer, co-creator of the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale; complications from surgery. Maurice ... Fat"), heart problems. James Miles Venne, 89, Canadian northern Saskatchewan First Nations leader. Gudrun Wagner, 63, German co ... "Artificial heart man dies aged 68". BBC News. BBC. December 3, 2007. Retrieved January 25, 2018. "Professor Peter Lipton (1954 ...
Eur Heart J 2003; 24:881-882 4. Nilsson J MD, Ohlsson M, Thulin L, Höglund P, Nashef SAM, Brandt J Risk factor identification ... ISBN 978-1-84110-133-0. Lobato, Emilio B.; Nikolaus Gravenstein; Robert R. Kirby (2007). Complications in anesthesiology. ... The first is that a risk model such as EuroSCORE allows the calculation of the risk of death before undertaking a heart ... The model asks for 17 items of information about the patient, the state of the heart and the proposed operation, and uses ...
November 18: Héctor Beltrán Leyva 53, Mexican drug lord, died of a heart attack (b. 1965) November 19: Isidro Olace (83), actor ... January 16: Rogelio Benavides Chapa, 77, former mayor of Guadalupe, Nuevo León; complications from surgery. January 17: Rafael ... March 21: Saúl Montoya Beltrán (66), baseball player; heart attack (b. 1951). March 22: Jaime Puga, actor and singer. Adela ... July 26: Alfredo del Águila (83), soccer player (b. 1935). July 30: Claudia Heinze, model; heart failure. July 31: Rafael ...
Complications include digestive issues, dehydration, excitability, and a slow heart rate. Later stages of theobromine poisoning ... A necropsy and toxicology report performed at the University of New Hampshire in 2015 confirmed they died of heart failure ...
Also called: "Standard Therapy." See complications of diabetes. Coronary disease interference with the heart's blood supply, ... Congestive heart failure heart failure caused by loss of pumping power by the heart, resulting in fluids collecting in the body ... Myocardial infarction heart attack. The words mean heart muscle blockage. Myo-inositol A substance in the cell that is thought ... The result can be hives or red patches all over the skin or may feel changes in heart rate or breathing rate. A doctor may ...
... is the occurrence of heart electrophysiology dysfunction or muscle damage. The heart becomes weaker and is not ... Cardiotoxicity may be caused by chemotherapy (a usual example is the class of anthracyclines) treatment; complications from ... Batrachotoxin Heart failure Drug interaction Huang, C.; Zhang, X.; Ramil, J. M.; Rikka, S.; Kim, L.; Lee, Y.; Gude, N. A.; ... cardiotoxicity at early stages when there is a subconical dysfunction is by measuring changes in regional function of the heart ...
28 February Ahlam Elgretly, 73, actress; heart attack. Yousuf Shaaban, 83, actor (There is a Man in our House, Mother of the ... 6 March - Sawsan Rabie, 59, actress; complications from COVID-19. 12 March - Malik 'Iismaeil, 84, television presenter. 16 ...
... heart attack. 29 March - Antonio Caro, 71, conceptual artist; heart failure. Acosta, Luis Jaime; Griffin, Oliver (January 5, ... 28 February - Jorge Oñate, 71, vallenato singer; complications from COVID-19. 2 March - Telma Barria Pinzón, diplomat (consul ... respiratory complications. 11 January - Luis Adriano Piedrahita, 74, Roman Catholic bishop and theologian; COVID-19; (b. 1946) ...
Narrator: Bailey, Steven W. (September 21, 2006). "Complications of the Heart". Grey's Anatomy. American Broadcasting Company. ... Narrator: Bailey, Steven W. (January 8, 2006). "Straight to the Heart". Grey's Anatomy. American Broadcasting Company. CS1 ...
... complications following heart surgery. August 24 - Wei Wei, 88, Chinese poet and writer, liver cancer August 25 - Ahmed Faraz, ... complications from colon cancer September 15 - John Matshikiza, 53, South African actor, writer and poet; heart attack ... Homeless in my Heart, Ebury Press (Random House), ISBN 0-09-192800-1 Menna Elfyn, Perfect Blemish, translated by Elin Ap Hywel ... of heart failure December 22 - Nanao Sakaki (born 1923), Japanese poet and leading personality of "the Tribe", a counter- ...
Lotte van der Zee [nl], 20, Dutch model, complications from a heart attack.[223] ... Luke Perry, 52, American actor (Beverly Hills, 90210, Riverdale, Buffy the Vampire Slayer), complications from a stroke.[278] ... Chinmoy Roy, 79, Indian actor (Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne, Ekhoni, Subarna Golak), heart attack.[21] ... Pioneerof the Nile, 13, American racing thoroughbred, heart attack.[7]. 17. *Gil da Costa Alves [de], 60, Timorese politician ...
... in a patient experiencing cardiogenic shock after heart surgery. The patient developed neurological and pulmonary complications ... An artificial heart is a device that replaces the heart. Artificial hearts are typically used to bridge the time to heart ... Total artificial heart prototypes[edit]. Total artificial heart pump[edit]. The Army artificial heart pump was a compact, air- ... Cleveland Heart[edit]. The Cleveland Heart is a continuous-flow total artificial heart (CFTAH)[citation needed] ...
Unfortunately, complications soon developed. A restricted blood-flow to her right leg caused infection and an above-the-knee ... she was placed on an artificial lung and heart machine. After five days and requiring dialysis several times a day, Stella ...
ComplicationsEdit. The most common complications of uncorrected craniosynostosis include increased intracranial pressure, ... heart, central nervous system or the respiratory tract,[12] you may speak of a syndromic form of craniosynostosis. More than ... ComplicationsEdit. Not all cranial abnormalities seen in children with craniosynostosis are solely a consequence of the ... The prevention of post-surgical complications, including those mentioned above, plays an important role in discussions over the ...
Complications. Hyperosmolar hyperglycemic state, diabetic ketoacidosis, heart disease, strokes, diabetic retinopathy, kidney ... Complications. Main article: Complications of diabetes. Type 2 diabetes is typically a chronic disease associated with a ten- ... Long-term complications from high blood sugar include heart disease, strokes, diabetic retinopathy which can result in ... "Global Heart. 14 (3): 215-240. doi:10.1016/j.gheart.2019.07.009. ISSN 2211-8179. PMID 31451236.. ...
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"Symptoms and Complications". Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.. *^ "Pneumococcal vaccines WHO position paper--2012" ( ... The symptoms include confusion, shortness of breath, elevated heart rate, pain or discomfort, over-perspiration, fever, ...
Heart-shaped with the notch towards the stalk.. Cuneate. Wedge-shaped.. Hastate. Shaped like an halberd and with the basal ... but there are many exceptions and complications. For instance, plants adapted to windy conditions may have pendent leaves, such ...
... congestive heart failure; chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; and complications of devices, implants and grafts.[78] ...
Complications[edit]. HSCT is associated with a high treatment-related mortality in the recipient (38 percent or higher),[32] ... including the heart, liver, and muscle, and these cells had been suggested to have the abilities of regenerating injured tissue ... Major complications are veno-occlusive disease, mucositis, infections (sepsis), graft-versus-host disease and the development ... His work also reduced the likelihood of developing a life-threatening complication called graft-versus-host disease.[52] ...
... and fast heart rate.[1] Use is not recommended in people who have had a recent heart attack.[1] Use during pregnancy has been ... as hypothyroidism is associated with a higher rate of complications, such as spontaneous abortion, preeclampsia, and premature ... Too high a dose of levothyroxine causes hyperthyroidism.[18] Overdose can result in heart palpitations, abdominal pain, nausea ... For older people (over 50 years old) and people with known or suspected ischemic heart disease, levothyroxine therapy should ...
Complications include hypertension, insulin resistance and hypertriglyceridemia. The gene causing this condition is not yet ... There is an increased risk of coronary heart disease. Cardiomyopathy and muscular dystrophy may occur rarely. Xanthoma and nail ... This results in heart problems, cirrhosis of the liver, lipoatrophic diabetes, and pancreatitis, along with various other ... complications. Type 1 is believed to be underdiagnosed. A mutations in a number of genes have been associated with this ...
"Heart Views. 4 (2).. copy Archived 30 November 2004 at the Wayback Machine. ... to help diagnose or treat the main problem or any subsequent complications/developments. ... "Heart Views. 5 (2): 74-85 [80]. 2004. Archived from the original on 8 March 2013.. ... The anesthesiologist's role during surgery is to prevent derangement in the vital organs' (i.e. brain, heart, kidneys) ...
... such as the heart, the lungs, or the stomach) that subluxation significantly contributes to, the mean response was 62%.[37] A ... can also result in complications that can lead to permanent disability or death; these can occur in adults[13] and children.[ ... Estimates vary widely for the incidence of these complications,[12] and the actual incidence is unknown, due to high levels of ... with serious or fatal complications in rare cases.[13] There is controversy regarding the degree of risk of vertebral artery ...
Her Live album (2008) featured many of her hits as well as a cover of "Piece of My Heart".[citation needed] ... Her death, at a hospital in Edison, was caused by complications of a stroke she suffered in January 2010, her manager, Sue ... a Heart; the Nerve". In addition, the concert featured performances by Jewel, Joel Grey, Roger Daltrey, and Jackson Browne, ... pneumonia and congestive heart failure. She died on April 26, 2011, at age 60 in Edison, New Jersey.[20] ...
... to diagnose the disease and assess its course and complications. The confidence of a diagnosis can be compromised if laboratory ... "An Effective Approach to High Blood Pressure Control: A Science Advisory From the American Heart Association, the American ...
House, J.S. (1974). Occupational stress and coronary heart disease: A review and theoretical integration. Journal of Health and ... Indirect effects also play a role; for example, impaired educational progress or complications outside of work, such as ... DeQuattro, V., & Hamad, R. (1985). The role of stress and the sympathetic nervous system in hypertension and ischemic heart ... 2017). Effort-reward imbalance at work and incident coronary heart disease: A multi-cohort study of 90,164 individuals. ...
Nabulsi MM, Tamim H, Sabbagh M, Obeid MY, Yunis KA, Bitar FF (February 2003). "Parental consanguinity and congenital heart ... Fetuses produced by inbreeding also face a greater risk of spontaneous abortions due to inherent complications in development.[ ... congenital heart defects, congenital hydrocephalus and neural tube defects.[65] Furthermore, among inbred children in Palestine ... there is an increased risk for congenital heart disease depending on the inbreeding coefficient (See coefficient of inbreeding ...
"Complications and Treatments , Sickle Cell Disease". CDC. Retrieved 2016-11-11.. *^ a b c d "Marfan Syndrome". National ... the mice exhibit lower heart rates during physical activity, and a higher endurance. Mini Muscle Mice also exhibit larger ... Some complications associated with sickle cell anemia include pain, damaged organs, strokes, high blood pressure, and loss of ... of known causes of death in diagnosed patients relating to cardiovascular complications and congestive cardiac failure. Other ...
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Working Group on Restless Legs Syndrome". American family physician 62 (1): 108-14. ... Scherbaum, N.; Stüper, B.; Bonnet, U.; Gastpar, M. (2003). "Transient Restless Legs-like Syndrome as a Complication of Opiate ...
... and Zone Diets in Decreasing Body Weight and Heart Disease Risk", Presented at the American Heart Association Scientific ... People attempting these diets must be monitored closely by a physician to prevent complications.[1] ... 2006). "Low-carbohydrate-diet score and the risk of coronary heart disease in women". N. Engl. J. Med. 355 (19): 1991-2002. doi ... "Can lifestyle changes reverse coronary heart disease? The Lifestyle Heart Trial". Lancet. 336 (8708): 129-133. doi:10.1016/ ...
It formed the heart of the Playfair Museum collection when the Playfair building opened in 1832, and much of it remains on ... provide a valuable insight into the nature of early 19c gunshot wounds and their complications. ...
Heart diseaseEdit. According to a 2013 Cochrane review, listening to music may improve heart rate, respiratory rate, and blood ... but music therapy can mask unwanted auditory stimuli and promote a calm environment that reduces the complications for high- ... Many infants show a decrease in both their average heart and respiratory rates. The infants' average blood pressure typically ... Benefits of music therapy include improved heart rate, reduced anxiety, stimulation of the brain, and improved learning. Music ...
By comparison, a typical heart transplant operation lasts 6 to 8 hours. Surgeons usually connect the bones first, followed by ... Complications. *Graft-versus-host disease. *Post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder. *Transplant rejection. Transplant ...
"BabySIM can produce heart, bowel and breath sounds, including bilateral chest excursion and seesaw breathing."[39] ... It was created for practice with normal deliveries, emergency deliveries, as well as births with complications. "Fidelis Lucina ... The SimMan mannequin is capable of speech, heart rate control, respiration and a host of other controls to make it a realistic ... management of patient complications, appropriate use of instruments and tools, and overall competence in performing procedures ...
Pregnancy complications in women with polycystic ovary syndrome. Semin. Reprod. Med. 2008, 26 (1): 072-084. PMID 18181085. doi: ... PCOS, coronary heart disease, stroke and the influence of obesity: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Hum. Reprod. Update. ...
Complications. Diabetic ketoacidosis, nonketotic hyperosmolar coma, hea=rt disease, stroke, chronic neer failyie, fit ulcers[3] ...
Additionally, severe cerebral hypoxia causes an elevated heart rate, and in extreme cases the heart may tire and stop pumping. ... and is often a complication of cardiac arrest.[3][4][5] ... Stroke, shock, cardiac arrest and heart attack may cause ... CPR, defibrilation, epinephrine, and atropine may all be tried in an effort to get the heart to resume pumping.[8] Severe ... Transient ischemic attack (TIA), is often referred to as a "mini-stroke". The American Heart Association and American Stroke ...
Rheumatic heart disease (a long-term complication of Rheumatic fever). *Rheumatoid arthritis ... Rheumatism or Rheumatic disorder is a general term for medical problems that can hurt the heart, bones, joints, kidney, skin ...
Withers died from heart complications in Los Angeles on March 30, 2020, at age 81; his family announced his death four days ... "Bill Withers Died of Cardiopulmonary Arrest, Underlying Heart and Lung Issues". TMZ. April 28, 2020.. ...
In its terminal state, the kidneys and the heart are affected. FAP is characterized by the systemic deposition of amyloidogenic ... The disadvantage of liver transplantation is that approximately 10% of the subjects die from the procedure or complications ... which can lead to additional complications. In late 2011, the European Medicines Agency approved the transthyretin kinetic ... Additional testing should be performed to identify involvement of the heart or kidneys.[6] ...
Heres how to avoid the worst complications of diabetes. ... Diabetes complications include heart attack, stroke, nerve pain ... Heart disease, heart attack, heart failure, and stroke risks are doubled. Heart disease and stroke cause at least 65% of deaths ... Diabetes Complications: Whats Your Risk? Why are people with diabetes at high risk of nerve pain, heart disease, and blindness ... Heart attack, stroke, blindness, amputation, kidney failure. When doctors describe these diabetes complications, it may sound ...
Learn about the complications heart failure can cause and how to avoid them. ... Heart failure can affect your whole body, including your liver, kidneys, and lungs. ... How to Prevent Complications When you have heart failure, your heart may not be strong enough to pump out as much blood as your ... How to Prevent Complications. Heart failure may get worse over time if you dont treat it. Severe heart failure can be life ...
... researchers are investigating whether drugs currently approved to treat heart disease can also prevent or reduce complications ... Many of them developed cardiovascular complications, such as inflammation of the heart, heart rhythm disorders or blood clots ... Heart Drugs Show Promise With Covid-19 Complications Widely prescribed cardiovascular drugs, some recently suspected in high ... researchers are investigating whether drugs currently approved to treat heart disease can also prevent or reduce complications ...
Nutritional Supplements and Heart Health Fish oil, folic acid, vitamin C. Find out if these supplements are heart-healthy or ... I am assuming you did not have a heart attack and you heart function by echo is normal. 3. Many people complain of vague chest ... Can Mental Stress Lead to Heart Disease? Can depression and anxiety cause heart disease? Get the facts in this Missouri ... Post angioplasty/stent complications beerhoch Dear Doctor, I am a 38 y.o. white male with coronary artery disease 3 months ago ...
Open-heart surgery indications, procedure, risk and success information provided by Cincinnati Childrens Hospital Medical ... stopping the heart, and opening the heart. Most pediatric heart procedures are open-heart procedures. ... Open-Heart Surgery in Children * Glossary Open-heart surgery refers to operations performed on the heart that require a patient ... The heart sits in a thin, leather like sac called the pericardium. To get access to the heart, the pericardial sac has to be ...
Predictors of procedural complications in adult Fontan patients undergoing non-cardiac procedures Alexander C Egbe, Arooj R ... Diseases of the aorta and trauma to the aorta and heart (2) ...
Houston Astros first baseman Jeff Bagwell just had the best year of his life. He was the most productive hitter in the major leagues in 1994 -- with 39 home runs and 116 RBIs -- and he was positioned perfectly to make a major killing in salary arbitration.
... even when their hearts have been previously healthy, but the reason for that has been ... People with severe flu sometimes develop life-threatening heart problems, ... Genetic mutation linked to flu-related heart complications. Study in mice first to connect genes, flu and cardiovascular ... Yount led a new study that links heart complications from the flu with a common gene mutation. ...
Research presented at the American Heart Associations Scientific Sessions 2018 in Chicago suggests that bacterial pneumonia is ... more harmful to the heart than viral pneumonia. ... Bacterial Pneumonia Poses High Risk for Heart Complications. ... 34 percent of study participants diagnosed with bacterial pneumonia experienced a major heart complication - heart attack, ... ...
A common complication of heart surgery is atrial fibrillation. This arrhythmia increases the risk for longer hospitalizations ... A recent medical study discovered that intravenous vitamin C can reduce the risk of a serious heart arrhythmia after heart ... A common complication of heart surgery is atrial fibrillation. This arrhythmia increases the risk for longer hospitalizations ... AF is the most common type of abnormal heart rhythm. It is the result of the two upper chambers of the heart quivering rather ...
Heart failure with or without symptoms was associated with an increased risk of 30-day postoperative complications and 90-day ... Further, heart failure patients had a higher 30-day complication rate (crude risk, 5.65% vs. 2.65%; aOR, 1.10). ... Cite this: Even Mild Heart Failure May Boost Complications, Deaths After Ambulatory Surgery - Medscape - Jul 15, 2019. ... The heart failure group had higher 90-day mortality compared with those without heart failure (crude risk, 2.00% vs. 0.39%; ...
... at the University of Liverpools Institute of Infection and Global Health have discovered a key cause of life threatening heart ... complications, which frequently follow severe infections with the bacteria responsible for pneumonia and meningitis. ... human pathogen and is known to be associated with increased risk of fatal heart complications including heart failure and heart ... Scientists discover bacterial cause behind fatal heart complications. University of Liverpool. Journal. PLOS Pathogens. Funder ...
132 The utilisation of non-cardiac services by a heart attack centre A Sharma, R Ramli, S Mohiddin, C Knight, M Rothman, A ... 28 Complication rate of coronary angiography in patients with prior coronary artery bypass grafting Perin Celebi, Mohamad Fahed ... 53 Timing of Cardiac Rhythm Management Device Complications: Is Day Case Implantation Safe? Katharine Nelson, Sarah Welsh, ... Heart Jun 2016, 102 (Suppl 6) A38-A39; DOI: 10.1136/heartjnl-2016-309890.53 ...
... which can have potentially dangerous effects on the heart and blood pressure. ... Heart attacks occur when a coronary artery, which provides the blood to the heart muscle to give the required nutrients and ... Thalassemia Diabetes - Essentials Diabetes - Self-Monitoring of Blood Glucose (SMBG) Heart Healthy Heart Decoding HbA1c Test ... Coronary Heart Disease Risk in Nondiabetics may Not be Increased by High Blood Sugar Levels. Suggestions that there is an ...
... and hemoglobin A1c levels in diabetic patients have been identified in new research by the Intermountain Medical Center Heart ... Proteins associated with diabetic complications and increased heart disease identified. Intermountain Medical Center ... Credit: Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute. Protein pathways that are closely linked to changes in both triglyceride ... understand the links and identify ways to intervene earlier and prevent the onset of heart disease or diabetic complications. ...
... having influenza is tied to greater odds of respiratory and kidney complications and a higher chance they won ... Reuters Health) - When people with heart failure are hospitalized, ... For heart failure patients in hospital, flu boosts risk of complications, death. ... and patients with heart failure are especially susceptible to complications, the authors wrote in their report. ...
So the official heart rate complication in watchOS 3 from Apple does not show any numbers next to the heart icon and I wonder ... So the official heart rate complication in watchOS 3 from Apple does not show any numbers next to the heart icon and I wonder ... So the official heart rate complication in watchOS 3 from Apple does not show any numbers next to the heart icon and I wonder ... It seems that more than a year later Apples Heart Rate complication STILL serves merely as a shortcut to launch the Heart Rate ...
Regular physical activity can help strengthen your heart and lower your risk for heart disease and stroke. People with diabetes ... Regular physical activity can help strengthen your heart and lower your risk for heart disease and stroke. People with diabetes ... the vessels taking blood away from your heart when your heart contracts). The "bottom" number is your diastolic blood pressure ... the vessels taking blood away from your heart when your heart contracts). The "bottom" number is your diastolic blood pressure ...
A gas that was formerly known for its noxious qualities could help people with diabetes recover from common heart and blood ... vessel complications, concludes research led by the University of Exeter Medical School. ... suggesting that they could help to treat heart problems and blood vessel complications that occur in the heart, kidney and eyes ... Foul smelling gas could help people with diabetes recover from heart complications. *Download PDF Copy ...
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  • When a person has diabetes, they may have higher blood sugar levels, which can increase the risk for plaque buildup in their arteries, which could cause coronary heart disease, which may lead to a heart attack and perhaps even death. (
  • A quarter of people living with coronary heart disease in Northern Ireland also have diabetes, the latest figures show. (
  • According to BHF NI around 74,000 people in Northern Ireland have coronary heart disease and around 19,000 of these people will also have diabetes. (
  • Coronary heart disease is the leading cause of premature death in Northern Ireland and the single biggest killer worldwide, while adults with diabetes are up to three times more likely to develop heart and circulatory conditions. (
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  • Associations of coronary heart disease risk factors with the intermediate lesion of atherosclerosis in youth. (
  • He concludes: "More valid evidence would arise from an analysis of rates of genuine discordance for coronary heart disease (perhaps evaluated by a good indirect measure of coronary atherosclerosis) across strata of birthweight differences in a much larger sample of DNA-confirmed monozygotic twins. (
  • Women with HDP have a nearly four-fold increase in chronic hypertension, a 4.2-fold increase in the risk of heart failure, double the risk of coronary heart disease and mortality, and an 81 percent increase in the risk of stroke compared to women with normal pregnancies. (
  • Is coronary artery calcium a biomarker for coronary heart disease? (
  • Coronary heart disease is the most common type of heart disease. (
  • It causes your heart to quiver and skip instead of beating. (
  • Should Heart Patients Skip Stents? (
  • Heart disease , heart attack , heart failure , and stroke risks are doubled. (
  • Heart disease and stroke cause at least 65% of deaths from diabetes. (
  • During a 90-day follow-up period, 34 percent of study participants diagnosed with bacterial pneumonia experienced a major heart complication - heart attack, stroke, heart failure, or death - compared to 26 percent of study participants with viral pneumonia. (
  • The findings are important because of the approximately 300 million people around the world living with cardiovascular disease, five to 10 percent have a stroke or heart attack every year . (
  • Targeting the specific types of protein kinase C that we've shown to be involved in this can provide a novel therapeutic route for improving outcome in ischemic diseases, such as heart attack or stroke. (
  • Understanding the biology of how proteins interact with other cells in the body can improve patient care and help physicians prevent catastrophic events like heart attack, stroke, or death," said Stacey Knight, PhD, a researcher with the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute and lead author of the study. (
  • In diabetic patients, high triglyceride levels are associated with heart disease and stroke. (
  • The paper also notes that COVID-19, and other diseases that cause severe inflammation throughout the body, increase the risk that fatty plaque built up in the blood vessels will rupture, leading to heart attacks and stroke. (
  • Talk with your doctor about taking a low dose of daily aspirin to help reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke. (
  • Research suggests that our chance of having a heart attack or stroke more than doubles if you have had preeclampsia, and it's even higher if you've had it during more than one pregnancy, according to Dr. David Williams, an obstetrician at the University College London, who published those findings after doing an analysis of 25 preeclampsia studies in 2007. (
  • Diabetics are up to five times more likely to develop heart disease, or have a stroke, the NHS said. (
  • It also increases the chance that a blood vessel in your heart or brain will become blocked, leading to a heart attack or stroke. (
  • A new study from the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) and St. Michael's Hospital shows that women who develop certain pregnancy complications may be at higher risk of developing heart disease and stroke after the birth of their baby. (
  • The investigators then examined whether women who developed one of these pregnancy complications - known as maternal placental syndromes - developed heart disease and stroke, compared to women whose pregnancy was free of these complications. (
  • Diabetes doubles your risks for heart disease and stroke, according to the National Institutes of Health. (
  • While much attention is given to the microvascular effects of type 2 diabetes (T2D) - diabetic retinopathy, kidney disease, nerve damage - and the macrovascular consequences that include stroke, heart attacks, and peripheral vascular disease, there is a seventh and more sinister complication of diabetes that demands greater attention: heart failure leading to increased mortality. (
  • It is a major cause of stroke, especially for people with heart failure. (
  • Patients who receive either the Sapien XT or the Sapien 3 valve face a potential risk of serious complications from the device or implantation procedure, such as death, stroke, acute kidney injury, heart attack, bleeding, and the need for a permanent pacemaker. (
  • People with diabetes are at greater risk of suffering a heart attack or stroke. (
  • Further study is needed to determine the continued durability of those improvements and whether they will ultimately translate into fewer cardiovascular complications, including heart attack and stroke. (
  • For years, associations like The Heart and Stroke Foundation have been raising awareness about heart attacks in women, emphasizing that symptoms present differently in women than in men. (
  • Other complications include kidney failure, heart attack, stroke, lung problems, damage of the nerve or bleed vessels, blood clots and heart problems. (
  • The study showed a major reduction of 37 % in cardiovascular events i.e. heart attack, stroke or the need for cardiovascular surgery. (
  • i.e. 37 people avoid having a heart attack or stroke. (
  • To prevent a single heart attack or stroke for four years it is estimated that the number of people who would need to be treated is 27. (
  • If you are someone with type 2 diabetes you may be able to lower your risk of heart attack or stroke by taking a statin (cholesterol lowering drug). (
  • From low-dose aspirin to cholesterol-lowering statins, heart medications help millions of Americans lower their risk of health problems like heart attack and stroke. (
  • As authors explain, risk of adverse events like bleeding or stroke for several heart drugs are much higher in women than in men. (
  • Statements and conclusions of study authors that are presented at American Heart Association and American Stroke Association scientific meetings are solely those of the study authors and do not necessarily reflect association policy or position. (
  • Paxton, however, was not as fortunate and suffered from a stroke just after the operation was completed due to unspecified complications. (
  • A stroke can occur during a heart operation even if the attending physicians follow protocol, but the high percentage of successful aortic valve replacements raise questions. (
  • DALLAS, July 13, 2016 - Blood glucose health is deteriorating in obese adults, despite overall progress in lowering blood pressure and cholesterol levels, which may raise the risk of Type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular complications, according to new research in Journal of the American Heart Association, the Open Access Journal of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. (
  • Diabetes is a risk factor for heart disease and stroke . (
  • This complication can have serious and potentially fatal consequences such as embolic component-related stroke or another organ infarction. (
  • He had had a pacemaker inserted, and a heart valve replaced, and eventually suffered an embolic stroke. (
  • It is an independent predisposing factor for heart failure, coronary artery disease, stroke, kidney disease, and peripheral arterial disease. (
  • Their findings show that rosiglitazone increases the risk of heart attack by 16 percent, congestive heart failure by 23 percent and death by 14 percent, compared to pioglitazone. (
  • Elephantiasis Nostras Verrucosa (ENV): a complication of congestive heart failure and obesity. (
  • Congestive heart failure (CHF) and obesity are common medical conditions that have many complications and an increasing incidence in the United States. (
  • While many dogs in the affected group were receiving medical treatment for heart disease at the time of surgery, none had clinical signs of congestive heart failure. (
  • What Problems Can Heart Failure Cause? (
  • When you have heart failure , your heart may not be strong enough to pump out as much blood as your body needs. (
  • You can't cure heart failure, but you can manage it by following your treatment plan. (
  • Atrial fibrillation (AFib) is one type of abnormal heart rhythm that heart failure can cause. (
  • Kidney disease can also make your heart failure worse. (
  • Kidney damage from heart failure prevents your body from making enough EPO. (
  • Heart failure can rob your liver of the blood it needs to work. (
  • Heart failure can affect muscle and fat metabolism . (
  • Heart failure may get worse over time if you don't treat it. (
  • Severe heart failure can be life threatening. (
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  • NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Heart failure with or without symptoms was associated with an increased risk of 30-day postoperative complications and 90-day mortality in a retrospective study of patients undergoing ambulatory surgery. (
  • aOR, 1.85) heart failure patients. (
  • I think the effects outside the US would be similar in high-resource countries where patients have medical management of heart failure. (
  • Heart failure specialist Dr. Paul Hauptman, Dean and Professor of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine in Knoxville, told Reuters Health by email, "The methodology is sound, though direct causation is hard to establish. (
  • Nevertheless, these findings confirm what Lee Goldman initially described in a landmark 1977 study, before the introduction of life-extending therapy for heart failure. (
  • Streptococcus pneumoniae is a major human pathogen and is known to be associated with increased risk of fatal heart complications including heart failure and heart attacks. (
  • Reuters Health) - When people with heart failure are hospitalized, having influenza is tied to greater odds of respiratory and kidney complications and a higher chance they won't survive to be discharged, a U.S. study suggests. (
  • Using a national database, the researchers looked at more than 8 million heart failure-associated hospitalizations and identified 54,585 patients who had flu at the time. (
  • They compared this group to a similar group of heart failure patients hospitalized without flu. (
  • And 6.2 percent of patients with flu died in the hospital, compared to 5.4 percent of patients without flu, researchers reported in the medical journal JACC: Heart Failure. (
  • Influenza is responsible for significant morbidity and mortality, and patients with heart failure are especially susceptible to complications, the authors wrote in their report. (
  • They point out that although vaccination against the flu may reduce heart failure-associated morbidity and mortality, vaccination rates are low in the U.S., with less than half of all adults getting vaccinated during the 2016-17 influenza season. (
  • An editorial published with the study says the results make it clear that the contribution of influenza to illness and death among heart failure patients "is neither negligible nor neglectable. (
  • The study's limitations include the possibility that some of the database records may have been incomplete or incorrect, as well as the fact that researchers weren't able to assess the severity of patients' heart failure or the influence of vaccination status on outcomes. (
  • JACC: Heart Failure, online January 3, 2019. (
  • COVID-19 can cause serious cardiovascular complications including heart failure, heart attacks and blood clots that can lead to strokes, emergency medicine doctors report in a new scientific paper. (
  • Heart failure is a particular concern in patients with COVID-19. (
  • One study, the article authors note, found that almost a quarter of COVID-19 patients - 24% - were suffering acute heart failure when they were first diagnosed with the coronavirus. (
  • This doesn't mean that 24% of all COVID-19 patients will suffer heart failure. (
  • The authors state that it remains unclear if the heart failure was the result of COVID-19 specifically or if the virus was worsening undiagnosed heart failure. (
  • Of the patients with heart failure, nearly half were not known to have high blood pressure or cardiovascular disease. (
  • Even if you are treating your heart failure successfully, you may develop a complication that can be serious and life-threatening. (
  • It is important to identify complications of heart failure as soon as possible, because some can be extremely serious conditions. (
  • The table below outlines the complications of heart failure. (
  • Stavros Drakos, M.D., Ph.D., senior author of the study and medical director of the heart failure and mechanical circulatory support program at U of U Health, wondered whether tapping into existing collaborations within the cardiovascular team could improve the situation for this subset of heart failure patients whose outcomes are amongst the worst. (
  • Comprised of a heart failure cardiologist, a cardiothoracic surgeon, an interventional cardiologist and an intensive care unit physician, together they combine their expertise to make decisions regarding each patient's treatment and care. (
  • Multidisciplinary health care team s treatment for heart failure patients lowers heart attack complications and increases survival rates. (
  • However, for patients who need thiazolidinedione treatment, continued use of rosiglitazone may lead to excess heart attacks, heart failure and mortality, compared with pioglitazone. (
  • In comparison to native-valve IE, prosthetic-valve IE was significantly more nosocomial-acquired (61 vs. 14 %, p = 0.002), presented a higher heart failure rate at diagnosis (39 vs. 9 %, p = 0.035), and developed more breakthrough bacteremia episodes (19 vs. 0 %, p = 0.048). (
  • Breakthrough bacteremia, nosocomial IE, and heart failure are independent factors of mortality in patients with CHD presenting IE. (
  • Cardiac transplantation is a method of choice in the treatment of patients with end-stage heart failure (HF) whose life expectancy, despite the optimal medical therapy is less than one year. (
  • April 6 (UPI) -- Nearly one in three children and teens who develop a severe COVID-19 complication called MIS-C suffer heart dysfunction or symptoms similar to heart failure, a study published Monday by JAMA Pediatrics found. (
  • MIS-C, or multi-system inflammatory syndrome in children, a rare complication of coronavirus infection, causes symptoms similar to those of heart failure in 31% of patients, while 51% see dangerous drops in blood pressure levels, the data showed. (
  • Somewhere between 40 and 45 percent of people in this country with diabetes suffer heart failure versus 12 percent of non-diabetics. (
  • Dr. Bell highlighted studies that examined the complex effect of diabetes and contributing factors to the three causes of the heart failure, including coronary artery disease, left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH, which occurs in approximately 65 percent of people with type 2 diabetes), and diabetic cardiomyopathy, a distinct pathology that is closely associated with the microvascular complications of diabetes. (
  • Paradoxically, while anti-heart failure therapies such as angiotensin-converting-enzyme inhibitors and others work similarly well in individuals with diabetes as compared to those without the disease, the glucose-lowering drug dipeptidylpeptidase-4 (DPP4) inhibitors saxagliptin has been found to cause an increase in heart failure in diabetes patients, said the second presenter of the session, researcher Dr. Richard E. Gilbert, PhD, FRCPC. (
  • Considered an expert in the knowledge of kidney disease and diabetes as major, independent risk factors for the development of heart failure, Dr. Gilbert highlighted the relation between glycemic control and heart failure risk, focusing on the state of knowledge regarding the detrimental and beneficial effects of the various types of anti-hyperglycemic drugs. (
  • Dr. Aaron Vinik, PhD, FCP, MACP, FACE, and advisory board member for Diabetes in Control , presented details regarding his research on autonomic neuropathy, one of the most overlooked T2D complications contributing to the high incidence of heart failure in diabetes patients, in which damage to the body's blood vessels extends to those involuntary nerves that stimulate the heart and blood vessels, resulting in heart rate and vascular abnormalities. (
  • Autonomic neuropathy is one of the most overlooked T2D complications contributing to the high incidence of heart failure in diabetes patients. (
  • The glucose-lowering drug dipeptidylpeptidase-4 (DPP4) inhibitors saxagliptin has been found to cause an increase in heart failure in diabetes patients. (
  • Contributing causes of heart failure include coronary artery disease, left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH, which occurs in approximately 65 percent of people with type 2 diabetes), and diabetic cardiomyopathy. (
  • The complications caused by heart failure influence a patient's chance for survival. (
  • Although heart failure produces very high mortality rates, treatment advances are improving survival rates. (
  • If patients with heart failure are overweight to begin with, their condition tends to be more severe. (
  • Once heart failure develops, an important indicator of a worsening condition is the occurrence of cardiac cachexia, which is unintentional rapid weight loss (a loss of at least 7.5 percent of normal weight within six months). (
  • Heart failure weakens the heart's ability to pump blood. (
  • Decreased kidney function is common in patients with heart failure, both as a complication of heart failure and other diseases associated with heart failure (such as diabetes). (
  • Studies suggest that, in patients with heart failure, impaired kidney function increases the risks for heart complications, including hospitalization and death. (
  • In left-sided heart failure, fluid builds up first in the lungs, a condition called pulmonary edema. (
  • Atrial fibrillation can also make other aspects of a patient's heart failure more difficult to manage. (
  • It develops in about 30 percent of patients with heart failure. (
  • Some patients with heart failure may be offered an implanted defibrillator to protect them from these arrhythmias. (
  • While coronary artery disease is a major cause of heart failure, patients with heart failure are at continued risk for angina and heart attacks. (
  • Many symptoms of heart failure result from the congestion that develops as fluid backs up into the lungs and leaks into the tissues. (
  • Heart failure can cause asthma-like wheezing, or a dry hacking cough that occurs a few hours after lying down and stops after sitting up. (
  • A new generation of implanted devices that help a failing heart function properly is significantly more effective than the previous version, making these new devices an appropriate permanent therapy for many of the more than 5 million Americans who suffer from heart failure. (
  • The devices are sometimes used while patients are awaiting heart transplants, though there is a demand for them to be used as a stand-alone therapy in certain patients with end-stage heart failure, Slaughter said. (
  • LVAD support has been used as a treatment for advanced heart failure since the 1960s, experimentally, but it was not until the early twenty-first century that it became more widely used and began to be considered as a permanent, or destination, therapy. (
  • Less than 10 percent of patients with advanced heart failure similar to the patients in this study survive for two years after diagnosis if they only receive medical therapy. (
  • Approximately 5.7 million Americans suffer from heart failure, and 550,000 new cases are diagnosed each year. (
  • About 250,000 die from heart failure annually. (
  • Rates of complications and probability of death after a complication (failure to rescue [FTR] rates) were compared across hospitals ranked by mortality rates (low, medium, and high), with a focus on 17 major postoperative complications . (
  • It occurs in about three percent of Americans over age 75 and can cause fainting, chest pain, heart failure, irregular heart rhythms (arrhythmias), cardiac arrest or death. (
  • 89% white) with HFpEF from the Treatment of Preserved Cardiac Function Heart Failure With an Aldosterone Antagonist Trial (TOPCAT). (
  • Heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF) is a growing health care concern with rising prevalence ( 1 ). (
  • Nearly half of all patients with heart failure symptoms have HFpEF ( 2 ). (
  • Therefore, we examined the prognostic significance of diabetes and microvascular complications in patients with HFpEF in the Treatment of Preserved Cardiac Function Heart Failure With an Aldosterone Antagonist Trial (TOPCAT). (
  • However, one of the earliest, most common, and most serious cardiovascular disorders in patients with diabetes is heart failure ( 1 ). (
  • As effective treatments for heart failure have emerged, the risk of sudden death has declined, even in the absence of an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator ( 2 ). (
  • Heart failure and diabetes are linked pathophysiologically. (
  • Type 2 diabetes and heart failure are each characterized by insulin resistance and are accompanied by the activation of neurohormonal systems (norepinephrine, angiotensin II, aldosterone, and neprilysin) ( 3 ). (
  • diabetes is present in 35-45% of patients with chronic heart failure, whether they have a reduced or preserved ejection fraction. (
  • A similar prevalence of diabetes in acute heart failure is reported in this issue of Diabetes Care by van den Berge et al. (
  • 4 ). The interplay between diabetes and heart failure is particularly striking among those with heart failure and preserved ejection fraction, who typically have features of metabolic syndrome. (
  • 5 ) in this issue, the presence of diabetes markedly increases the risk of morbidity and mortality of patients with heart failure and preserved ejection fraction, particularly if the microvascular complications of diabetes are also present. (
  • There exists a relationship between the severity of type 2 diabetes and the risk of heart failure, but this association may be explained by the adverse effects of hyperinsulinemia rather than hyperglycemia. (
  • Treatments that lower blood glucose do not exert any consistently favorable effect on the risk of heart failure in patients with diabetes ( 6 ). (
  • In contrast, treatments that increase insulin signaling are accompanied by an increased risk of heart failure. (
  • Insulin use is independently associated with an enhanced likelihood of heart failure ( 7 ). (
  • Thiazolidinediones promote insulin signaling and have increased the risk of heart failure in controlled clinical trials ( 6 ). (
  • With respect to incretin-based secretagogues, liraglutide increases the clinical instability of patients with existing heart failure ( 8 , 9 ), and the dipeptidyl peptidase 4 inhibitors saxagliptin and alogliptin are associated with an increased risk of heart failure in diabetes ( 10 ). (
  • The likelihood of heart failure with the use of sulfonylureas may be comparable to that with thiazolidinediones ( 11 ). (
  • Interestingly, the only two classes of drugs that ameliorate hyperinsulinemia (metformin and sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitors) are also the only two classes of antidiabetes drugs that appear to reduce the risk of heart failure and its adverse consequences ( 12 , 13 ). (
  • These findings are consistent with experimental evidence that insulin exerts adverse effects on the heart and kidneys that can contribute to heart failure ( 14 ). (
  • Therefore, physicians can prevent many cases of heart failure in type 2 diabetes by careful consideration of the choice of agents used to achieve glycemic control. (
  • heart failure with a reduced ejection fraction is a treatable disease. (
  • they prevent the onset of heart failure and the progression of nephropathy in patients with diabetes, and they reduce the risk of cardiovascular death and hospitalization in those with established heart failure ( 3 , 15 ). (
  • Diabetes does not influence the magnitude of the relative benefit of ACE inhibitors in patients with heart failure, but patients with diabetes experience a greater absolute benefit from treatment ( 16 ). (
  • They found the rate of major cardiovascular complications, such as heart attack and heart failure, was halved among people who had the surgery in the afternoon. (
  • Transthyretin cardiomyopathy is a fatal and underdiagnosed condition associated with progressive heart failure, with no FDA-approved treatments, and tafamidis chalked up a comprehensive win in its phase III trials programme with a significant impact on both all-cause mortality and cardiovascular hospitalisation, the main outcome measures. (
  • The aim of GLUTAMICS II is to evaluate whether intravenous glutamate infusion surgery reduces the risk of postoperative heart failure as measured by plasma NT-proBNP in patients undergoing moderate to high-risk coronary artery bypass graft surgery. (
  • Patients accepted for coronary artery bypass surgery of at least two vessel disease or left main stenosis with or without concomitant procedure and considered to be at moderate to high surgical risk preoperatively with regard to postoperative heart failure will be studied. (
  • In spite of the progress in cardiac surgery and perioperative management postoperative heart failure remains the leading cause of death and organ failure. (
  • Although acknowledged as a major problem in cardiac surgery there are no generally accepted criteria for the diagnosis of postoperative heart failure. (
  • This in turn could explain why treatment for postoperative heart failure is poorly documented with regard to clinical outcome. (
  • Available data demonstrate that ischemia and evolving myocardial infarction account for a large proportion of patients with postoperative heart failure after CABG. (
  • Conventional treatment of postoperative heart failure presents a therapeutic dilemma as inotropic drugs not only aggravate ischemia and increase the size of evolving myocardial infarction, but also stimulate apoptotic processes that may have adverse long-term consequences. (
  • Promoting metabolic and functional recovery with metabolic support represents a novel concept in the treatment of heart failure after acute ischemia. (
  • The first GLUTAMICS-trial investigated if intravenous glutamate infusion given in association with surgery for acute coronary syndrome could prevent myocardial injury, postoperative heart failure and reduce mortality. (
  • It became evident at clinical endpoint committee meetings that preemptive use of inotropes prevented detection of weaning problems in patients who later developed severe heart failure. (
  • The secondary endpoint severe circulatory failure discriminated mild short-lasting heart failure at weaning from cardiopulmonary bypass from clinically significant heart failure requiring substantial circulatory support and leading to prolonged ICU stay or death. (
  • The first GLUTAMICS trial also included a substudy consisting of a blinded evaluation of NT-proBNP as a marker for postoperative heart failure. (
  • Authors: Rathi V, Ish P, Singh G, Tiwari M, Goel N, Gaur SN Abstract Non-anemic iron deficiency has been studied in heart failure, but studies are lacking in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). (
  • Heart failure (HF) has been reported as the most common cause of death in IE requiring usually surgical management. (
  • Despite the advantages, surgery can trigger cardiac events including heart attacks, heart failure, heart rhythm disturbances, and death. (
  • Patients were followed for one year after surgery for heart attacks, heart failure, heart rhythm disorders, and death due to cardiovascular disease. (
  • Heart failure is when your heart is unable to effectively pump blood around your body. (
  • Heart failure can be treated with a combination of medications and, in some cases, surgery. (
  • A myocardial infarction may compromise the function of the heart as a pump for the circulation, a state called heart failure. (
  • left- or right-sided (or bilateral) heart failure may occur depending on the affected part of the heart, and it is a low-output type of failure. (
  • The incidence of heart failure is particularly high in patients with diabetes and requires special management strategies. (
  • Rupture of the intraventricular septum (the muscle separating the left and right ventricles) causes a ventricular septal defect with shunting of blood through the defect from the left side of the heart to the right side of the heart, which can lead to right ventricular failure as well as pulmonary overcirculation. (
  • Abnormalities of diastolic function, ranging from asymptomatic heart disease to overt heart failure, are common in hypertensive patients. (
  • Patients with diastolic heart failure have a preserved ejection fraction, which is a measure of systolic function. (
  • Risk factors for in-hospital mortality during infective endocarditis in patients with congenital heart disease. (
  • At the same time IABP is related to significant morbidity and mortality related to vascular complications due to its insertion which include limb ischemia, limb loss and even mortality. (
  • Hospitals with low mortality rates for adults undergoing cardiac surgery are superior in rescuing patients from postoperative complications, according to research published in the June issue of the Annals of Thoracic Surgery . (
  • HealthDay)-Hospitals with low mortality rates for adults undergoing cardiac surgery are superior in rescuing patients from postoperative complications, according to research published in the June issue of the Annals of Thoracic Surgery . (
  • The rate for the 17 complications was 19.1 percent in the low-mortality group and 22.9 percent in the high-mortality group. (
  • For 11 of the 17 complications, including cardiac arrest , dialysis, prolonged ventilation, and pneumonia, the FTR rate was significantly lower at low-mortality hospitals compared with high-mortality hospitals. (
  • These data suggest that while patients at low-mortality hospitals suffer fewer complications than high-mortality hospitals, what truly distinguishes these high-performing hospitals is their superior ability to recognize and rescue patients from complications that arise after cardiac surgery procedures," the authors write. (
  • The complications during pregnancy that we studied could have lasting effects on the cardiovascular system and can be seen as novel early warning signs of future heart disease or mortality risk," she continued. (
  • Gastrointestinal complications (CIG) are serious consequences after open heart cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB), and associated with high mortality rate. (
  • OBJECTIVE : To document maternal and foetal morbidity and mortality in anticoagulated, pregnant patients with mechanical heart valves until 42 days postpartum. (
  • To address this statistic, investigators at the North Carolina State University (NCSU) Veterinary Teaching Hospital performed a retrospective study to assess the influence of heart disease on anesthetic complications and mortality. (
  • Anesthetic complications occurred at similar rates regardless of whether dogs had cardiac disease or not, and none of the 200 dogs experienced anesthetic mortality. (
  • Spurred by promising early findings, researchers are investigating whether drugs currently approved to treat heart disease can also prevent or reduce complications from Covid-19 and help hospitalized patients recover sooner. (
  • These complications and others have led some researchers to conclude that Covid-19 is both a vascular and a lung disease . (
  • For the first time, research in mice has shown a link between a genetic mutation, flu and heart irregularities that researchers say might one day improve the care of flu patients. (
  • For this study, which has not yet been published in a peer-reviewed journal, researchers at the Intermountain Heart institute in Utah examined data collected from 2014 to 2017 involving 4,800 people hospitalized with pneumonia . (
  • As Streptococcus pneumoniae is a respiratory pathogen that does not infect the heart, however, this association with heart problems has puzzled clinicians and researchers, particularly as even prompt use of antibiotics does not provide any protection from cardiac complications. (
  • Importantly, the researchers also found that the use of antibiotics could exacerbate damage to heart muscle cells during infection with Streptococcus pneumoniae , as antibiotic-induced bacterial death releases large amounts of pneumolysin into the blood circulation. (
  • What the researchers found was that the combination of rivaroxaban plus aspirin reduced the heart attacks and other heart disease complications by 25 percent. (
  • High blood sugar change the behavior of blood vessels making them contract more strongly than normal, which could result in high blood pressure and increase the risk of heart attack complications, says a study conducted by researchers at the University of Leicester. (
  • Researchers found a significant association between the pathways of semaphorin and plexin, both of which have been found to the linked with diabetic retinopathy -- a diabetic complication in which high blood glucose levels damage the blood vessels of the retina. (
  • Researchers tracked over one million pregnant women in Ontario who were free from heart disease, and who delivered for the first time between 1990 and 2002. (
  • For us, it will mean we can protect the progress that world class researchers like Prof Margariti are making and continue to transform the lives of those with heart and circulatory diseases. (
  • Some children with severe COVID-19 have developed a Kawasaki disease-like illness called MIS-C, which researchers say has been linked to longer-term heart issues. (
  • The long-term effect of these complications is poorly understood, but follow-up studies to better elucidate the long-term outcomes of MIS-C have been initiated," researchers from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention wrote. (
  • While the exact prevalence of diabetes complications as a whole is unknown, researchers have observed that the longer you live with diabetes, or the older you are overall, the greater your chances of developing further health issues. (
  • Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) researchers recommend a simple blood test to measure troponin, an enzyme known to play a role in cardiac complications, to help identify patients who are at greater risk of a cardiac event following surgery. (
  • As reported in the July 11 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association, the researchers discovered that complications among bypass surgery patients were far less frequent than previously reported. (
  • In 2005, three years before Thomas' heart attack, Canadian researchers reported in a large population study published in The Lancet that women with certain pregnancy complications face a substantially increased risk of premature heart disease. (
  • Researchers in France were interested in whether the time of day of the operation was carried out affected the rate of complications following a type of open heart surgery known as aortic valve replacement. (
  • Firstly, the researchers looked at a cohort of consecutive people receiving heart valve surgery in one French hospital, comparing the time of day they had surgery with surgery outcomes. (
  • The RCT took place from 2016 to 2017 and involved 88 adults meeting the same criteria, except the operations were limited to those having valve replacement without CABG, and the researchers also excluded people who had diabetes, impaired kidney function, and atrial fibrillation or atrial flutter (heart rhythm problems). (
  • Researchers assessed heart structure and function in 65 women one month after they gave birth. (
  • The findings show that pregnant women with pre-eclampsia and their doctors need to be aware that there is an increased risk of heart problems after delivery, the researchers said. (
  • The researchers also found that mothers who continue to smoke cigarettes during pregnancy are not only harming health of the developing fetus but are doubling their own risks of dying from future heart disease or from any cause. (
  • The researchers will continue their work by analyzing heart images of longterm diabetes patients to look for similarities in heart muscle damage, and the damage found in other organs. (
  • Now, a new study by researchers at The Ohio State University College of Medicine links heart issues related to the flu with a common genetic mutation. (
  • Until researchers are able to more easily identify those at risk and develop new treatments to prevent or reverse fibrosis in the heart, the best way to avoid these dangerous complications is to get the flu shot each year as soon as possible. (
  • Any anesthetic complications were noted as present or absent, and researchers calculated the percent of total anesthetic time during which tachycardia, bradycardia, or hypotension was present. (
  • Diabetes Complications: What's Your Risk? (
  • When doctors describe these diabetes complications , it may sound melodramatic -- like an overblown worst-case scenario. (
  • As blood vessels, nerves, and organs become damaged, your risk of diabetes complications increases. (
  • Do you know your risk for diabetes complications? (
  • Persistent hyperglycemia can lead to diabetes complications because too much sugar in the bloodstream can cause tissue, organ, and nerve damage, and weaken the immune system. (
  • How Common are Diabetes Complications? (
  • If blood sugar goes high too often, it can overwork the body's ability to keep blood sugar in healthy ranges increasing the risk of developing diabetes complications. (
  • This risk was further increased in women who also had poor fetal growth or death of the fetus while in the womb, and in women with pre-existing risk factors for heart disease, such as smoking, hypertension, diabetes, obesity, and high cholesterol. (
  • Because the risk is similar to conventional heart disease risk factors, such as pre-pregnancy hypertension, obesity, diabetes, and high cholesterol, we believe that maternal placental syndrome should be considered an additional risk factor for heart disease. (
  • The study was presented Thursday at a meeting of the heart association and American Society of Hypertension, in San Francisco. (
  • The changes were more severe among women who developed the condition early - before the 34th week of pregnancy, according to research presented today at the American Heart Association (AHA) Council on Hypertension, AHA Council on Kidney in Cardiovascular Disease, American Society of Hypertension Joint Scientific Sessions 2017, in San Francisco. (
  • Early results suggest the approach is feasable, patients accept it and it's a promising strategy for reducing hospital readmissions and complications from postpartum hypertension. (
  • We performed a multicenter 5-year retrospective and 6-month prospective evaluation of serious adverse events related to right heart catheter procedures in patients with pulmonary hypertension. (
  • Objectives This study sought to assess the risks associated with right heart catheter procedures in patients with pulmonary hypertension. (
  • Background Right heart catheterization, pulmonary vasoreactivity testing, and pulmonary angiography are established diagnostic tools in patients with pulmonary hypertension, but the risks associated with these procedures have not been systematically evaluated in a multicenter study. (
  • Complications of hypertension are clinical outcomes that result from persistent elevation of blood pressure. (
  • Diastolic dysfunction is an early consequence of hypertension-related heart disease and is exacerbated by left ventricular hypertrophy and ischemia. (
  • 2014 AHA/ACC guideline for the management of patients with non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndromes: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines. (
  • American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines. (
  • 2013 ACCF/AHA guideline for the management of ST-elevation myocardial infarction: a report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines. (
  • American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association/European Society of Cardiology/World Heart Federation Universal definition of myocardial infarction classification system and the risk of cardiovascular death: observations from the TRITON-TIMI 38 Trial (Trial to Assess Improvement in Therapeutic Outcomes by Optimizing Platelet Inhibition With Prasugrel-Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction 38). (
  • The American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association also recommend measuring troponin levels for patients with signs or symptoms suggestive of myocardial ischemia. (
  • Yount, an assistant professor of microbial infection and immunity at Ohio State, has long been interested in the IFITM3 gene and was curious about its role in severe flu - how, specifically, it might make people sicker and if it was related to heart problems, particularly in those with no previous cardiovascular disease. (
  • A lot of people have assumed that systemic inflammation from the infection stresses or harms the heart, but this new finding suggests that some people may be genetically predisposed to these complications," Yount said. (
  • Dr Yasir Alhamdi, from the University's Institute of Infection and Global Health and lead author of the study, said: "We have discovered that the toxin pneumolysin, which is released during infection with Streptococcus pneumoniae , is the main reason why a significant number of patients develop rapidly progressive and fatal heart complications even if the bacteria does not directly infect the heart. (
  • Dr Daniel Neill, who conducted the infection model work, said: "We have now shown that liposomes can also be used therapeutically to combat deadly heart complications that accompany infections caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae . (
  • Damage to the heart tissue occurs from the direct invasion by the bacteria, as well as from the body's exaggerated immune response to the infection. (
  • Other infectious complications incurred by some of the patients included pneumonia, empyema, urinary tract infection, and intravascular line sepsis with Candida. (
  • So your risk for complications is also higher if you have an illness or infection, take steroids, or deal with chronic emotional stress. (
  • Patients at high risk of complications from infection, such as an organ transplant patient, may be advised to avoid anyone with a cold or flu and to stay away from crowds or social gatherings during the initial recovery period. (
  • To prevent a heart infection because of my Heart murmur from my first open heart surgery in 1960. (
  • The most common ICD complication is infection. (
  • This protein inhibits viruses from infecting our cells and prevents the flu from entering organs such as the heart and lungs," said Jacob Yount, PhD , lead author of the study and assistant professor of microbial infection and immunity at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. (
  • Life-threatening arrhythmias that can occur in patients when heart function is significantly impaired. (
  • The most frequent complications were related to venous access, followed by arrhythmias and hypotensive episodes. (
  • The most frequent complications were related to venous access (e.g., hematoma, pneumothorax), followed by arrhythmias and hypotensive episodes related to vagal reactions or pulmonary vasoreactivity testing. (
  • Arrhythmias can develop after a heart attack as a result of damage to the muscles. (
  • The most common complication during this period is arrhythmias. (
  • Hypertensive heart disease is the result of structural and functional adaptations leading to left ventricular hypertrophy, diastolic dysfunction, CHF, abnormalities of blood flow due to atherosclerotic coronary artery disease and microvascular disease, and cardiac arrhythmias. (
  • The team found that the effects of the drugs were long-lasting, suggesting that they could help to treat heart problems and blood vessel complications that occur in the heart, kidney and eyes of people with diabetes. (
  • Without proper treatment, diabetes can increase the risk of heart disease, strokes, kidney disease and even sexual dysfunction. (
  • To help catch kidney disease before the later stages develop, people with diabetes should be screened for kidney complications once a year. (
  • In addition, heart disease in pregnancy is associated to an increased rate of fetal growth restriction, premature birth, preeclampsia and other pregnancy complications for the mother and the baby. (
  • Women with preeclampsia and other pregnancy complications should have frequent screenings for cholesterol levels, blood sugar and blood pressure, and to seek immediate treatment if those levels are high. (
  • Many years after immediate bed rest was ordered due to that preeclampsia diagnosis, I had a heart attack caused by a 99% blockage in my left anterior descending coronary artery - what doctors still call the "widowmaker" heart attack. (
  • But I have never been asked by my cardiologists if I've ever been diagnosed with preeclampsia or other pregnancy complications . (
  • Nor was I warned when I was first diagnosed with preeclampsia that this condition would significantly increase my risk of future heart attack. (
  • Preeclampsia, in fact, increases the risk of heart disease by 2- to 3-fold. (
  • And although preeclampsia typically goes away after pregnancy, its diagnosis may well be an early indicator of underlying heart conditions that may simmer for decades. (
  • In fact, I didn't find out about this now-recognized link between my own preeclampsia and subsequent heart disease until a year after I survived that heart attack. (
  • During that first interview with Dr. Smith, preeclampsia and other pregnancy complications were not included on any major list of known heart disease risk factors. (
  • Evidence tying some pregnancy complications to cardiovascular disease dates back more than three decades, when several studies linked preeclampsia - which Thomas experienced with her first pregnancy - to later development of high blood pressure. (
  • The research team looked at three pregnancy complications: preterm delivery (giving birth before the due date), preeclampsia (high blood pressure) and gestational diabetes (diabetes that develops during pregnancy). (
  • Women who develop preeclampsia in earlier pregnancy are more likely than women without the condition to have thickening of the left heart muscle one month after delivery. (
  • The heart muscle changes were more severe among women who developed preeclampsia before 34 weeks of pregnancy. (
  • Young women who have a range of complications during pregnancy, including preeclampsia, gestational diabetes or preterm birth, are at an increased risk of developing heart disease and of dying later in life, according to new analyses by a team of Duke University Medical Center and Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center cardiologists and obstetricians. (
  • Heart attacks occur when a coronary artery, which provides the blood to the heart muscle to give the required nutrients and oxygen, are blocked. (
  • People with more osteoporosis (thin bones) are more likely to have coronary disease and heart attacks. (
  • Although many people die from heart attacks , there are also many cases where people fear that they have a heart attack, but actually have something milder. (
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) was agencies to reduce the risk of on-the-job heart begun in the ambulance, and after about six minutes attacks and sudden cardiac arrest among fire fighters. (
  • But one important issue is rarely discussed: that complications during pregnancy could indicate that a woman is at higher risk for heart attacks, even long after pregnancy. (
  • The flu may trigger heart attacks, according to a recent study. (
  • The Canadian study found a six-fold increase in heart attacks shortly after people were diagnosed. (
  • It is known that people with type 2 diabetes have a higher risk of developing heart attacks and strokes. (
  • Can you explain the risk of heart attacks and strokes in more detail? (
  • These asymptomatic heart attacks put the patient at the same risk of dying as those with symptoms. (
  • To detect asymptomatic heart attacks, all patients had serial measurements of troponin while in hospital - this protein is elevated in the blood when the heart muscle is injured. (
  • This was one of the first studies to monitor patients for asymptomatic heart attacks after surgery," said Dr. Puelacher. (
  • When he was 25, he suffered two transient ischemic attacks, and doctors decided to do an exploratory surgery of his heart. (
  • A common complication of heart surgery is atrial fibrillation. (
  • Depression could increase the risk of a serious heart rhythm condition called atrial fibrillation, new research shows. (
  • CONCLUSIONS Diabetes is associated with adverse cardiovascular outcomes in HFpEF, and the inherent risk of adverse outcomes in HFpEF patients with diabetes varies by the presence of microvascular complications. (
  • CONCLUSIONS : Complication rates were high despite centralised care. (
  • The main advantages of this approach are a low incidence of serious vascular complications and the ability to mobilize the patient quickly after the procedure. (
  • This procedure is also associated with some vascular complications due to the insertion of IABP. (
  • Traditionally, open-heart surgery has been the gold standard for aortic valve replacement in intermediate risk patients, but it involves a larger incision and longer recovery time than the minimally invasive procedure used to insert the transcatheter heart valve. (
  • In a clinical study to evaluate safety and effectiveness, 1,011 aortic stenosis patients at intermediate risk for surgical complications were randomly selected to have a transcatheter aortic valve replacement procedure using the Sapien XT valve and 1,021 were randomly selected to have a traditional aortic valve replacement during open-heart surgery using a surgical tissue valve. (
  • Half of the study's participants were randomly selected to undergo a Roux-en-Y gastric bypass procedure along with two years of intensive lifestyle and medical management. (
  • The Roux-en-Y procedure involves reducing the stomach size by 90% and attaching the remaining stomach pouch into a latter section of the small intestine. (
  • The procedure is highly successful in restoring blood flow to the heart caused by blockages, but strokes, ventricular damage and death can result even after successful surgery. (
  • This is a procedure that helps the doctor to detect the problems and general condition of the heart, along with the arteries, valves and muscles. (
  • The procedure in question can sometimes cause some complications. (
  • A case study published in the journal Pediatrics describes an innovative, minimally invasive procedure that treated plastic bronchitis, a potentially life-threatening disease, in a six-year-old boy with a heart condition. (
  • The child in the case study, like others with plastic bronchitis, underwent a series of early-childhood heart surgeries, leading to the Fontan procedure, for the birth defect hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS). (
  • We believe measuring troponin levels in high-risk patients after orthopedic surgery can advance the management of patients with heart disease and reduce complications. (
  • Major eye complications ( diabetic retinopathy ) are linked to blood vessel problems in the eyes . (
  • This means that even people who are not diabetic may become hyperglycemic during a heart attack. (
  • Protein pathways that are closely linked to changes in both triglyceride and hemoglobin A1c levels in diabetic patients have been identified in new research by the Intermountain Medical Center Heart. (
  • The findings of two related studies bring new interest in additional research that will help healthcare providers understand the links and identify ways to intervene earlier and prevent the onset of heart disease or diabetic complications. (
  • High levels of hemoglobin A1C are also associated with increased complications like diabetic retinopathy. (
  • a diabetic complication in which high blood glucose levels damage the blood vessels of the retina. (
  • Professor Andriana Margariti and her team from the Wellcome-Wolfson Institute for Experimental Medicine have discovered the cells in the damaged blood vessels were dysfunctional in diabetic patients and they then went on to cause cardiovascular conditions, such as heart disease. (
  • We discovered from blood vessels taken from the heart and amputated limbs of diabetic patients that the level of this protein gene is high. (
  • Professor Margariti continued: "This BHF funded study will allow the opportunity to propose novel medications to prevent the devastation of diabetic complications such as cardiovascular disease and it will significantly improve the quality of life in diabetic patients. (
  • Depending on the severity of the flu viruses circulating in a given season, anywhere from 12,000 to 79,000 people will die each year from flu complications, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . (
  • The Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute, part of the Intermountain Healthcare system based in Salt Lake City, is one of the premier cardiovascular centers in the country. (
  • Some methods that have been suggested to improve splanchnic perfusion and oxygenation are used in various surgical centers in order to reduce abdominal complications [ 10 ]. (
  • Infective endocarditis (IE) is a severe complication in patients with congenital heart disease (CHD). (
  • Whenever you see the words " vascular " or " endothelial " or " vasospasm " in the same sentence, you know you're likely talking about the heart. (
  • Early vascular complications of intraaortic balloon counterpulsation in patients undergoing open heart surgery. (
  • The objective of this research was to study the vascular complications in patients with IABP counterpulsation. (
  • RESULTS: Ten patients (9.4%) out of 106 developed vascular complications due to insertion of IABP. (
  • Seven patients (6.6%) had the major complications and 3 (2.8%) patients developed minor vascular complications. (
  • Vascular complications, TR-PCI, TF-PCI. (
  • Trans-radial approach of coronary catheterization has been increasingly used as an alternative to transfemoral approach due to less vascular complications, earlier ambulation and improved patient comfort. (
  • The aim of the study was to compare procedural and post procedural vascular complications in patients with percutaneous coronary intervention by trans-radial and transfemoral approach. (
  • TR-PCI is safe in respect of procedural and post procedural vascular complications. (
  • For now, there's no treatment that specifically focuses on the cardiac complications from the flu. (
  • A new study published today in the HSS Journal , the leading journal on musculoskeletal research, found the incidence of myocardial ischemia (defined by an elevated troponin level) after major orthopedic surgery in patients with cardiac risk factors is high, although the incidence of serious cardiac complications remains low. (
  • This study found that patients with higher postoperative cTnI levels were more likely to have cardiac complications during hip or knee replacement surgery and spinal fusions. (
  • Of patients with elevated troponin levels, 31 percent had postoperative cardiac complications. (
  • 2019). 'Heart transplantation in patient with diabetes- related microvacular and macrovascular complications', Liječnički vjesnik , 141(suppl.1), str. (
  • MONDAY, July 15, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- A new study confirms that when it comes to assessing heart health, an important question a doctor can ask an African American woman is, "Did you have complications during a pregnancy? (
  • COLUMBUS, Ohio) September 19, 2019 - As many as 80,000 Americans die after contracting the flu each year, but the reasons otherwise healthy people develop life-threatening heart complications have been largely unknown. (
  • With the aim of reducing genetic and environmental confounding factors, Anna Hubinette and colleagues from the Karolinska Institute, Sweden, did a case-control study in Swedish twins born before 1958 of which only one twin had acute myocardial infarction (heart attack,[AMI]) later in life. (
  • Fatal heart damage or other types . (
  • The severity of the heart block can fluctuate rapidly and the progression to complete heart block can be fatal. (
  • Warding off the serious and sometimes fatal health complications linked with type 2 diabetes starts with being aware of their potential. (
  • By knocking out this gene in mice, and infecting them with various strains of flu, we were able to show that this gene's absence increases the chances of heart abnormalities - decreased heart rate and irregular heartbeat - and death," Yount said. (
  • For the heart, the trauma of surgery as well as the healing process increases the metabolic demands leading to an increase in oxidative stress. (
  • After surgery, an increase in inflammation affects how the electrical current travels through the heart muscle and increases the risk for AF. (
  • Aortic valve stenosis increases with age as the aortic valve becomes narrow, causing the heart to work harder to pump enough blood through a smaller opening. (
  • Complications of MI, such as ventricular pseudoaneurysms, are confirmed by means of echocardiography,magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), or contrast-enhanced computed tomography (CT) scanning. (
  • Heart conduction system defects and sustained ventricular tachycardia complications in a patient with granulomatosis with polyangiitis. (
  • The event was associated with multiple episodes of sustained ventricular tachycardia without any structural heart changes or electrolyte disturbances. (
  • ventricular arrhythmia', leading to sudden cardiac arrest (where the heart stops altogether). (
  • A major complication during this period is fibrinous pericarditis, particularly in transmural ventricular wall damage (an infarct that impacted all 3 layers of the heart, the epicardium, myocardium, and endocardium). (
  • However, these cells are directly involved in the weakening of the tissue, leading to complications such as a ventricular free wall rupture, intraventricular septum rupture, or a papillary muscle rupture. (
  • The weakness may also lead to ventricular aneurysm, a localized dilation or ballooning of the heart chamber. (
  • Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Heart complications, as listed in our database. (
  • Although the most severe symptoms of heart attack are hard to miss, there are varying degrees of severity. (
  • This process is done when a patient suffers from symptoms of heart problems. (
  • In addition, some complications go undetected because there are no symptoms - for example, patients who have a heart attack soon after surgery may not have chest pain because of pain medications. (
  • Why are people with diabetes at high risk of nerve pain, heart disease, and blindness? (
  • High blood pressure makes your heart work even harder. (
  • Elevated blood glucose levels at the time of heart attack causes a severe block in the coronary artery by causing the blood vessel to contract and lead to high-risk complication. (
  • High glucose at the time of heart attack could make this block more severe by causing the blood vessel to contract, leading to a higher risk of complications. (
  • Previous research in 20101 showed that high glucose from any cause, not just diabetes, was an indicator of a 'worse outcome' following a heart attack. (
  • Professor Jeremy Pearson, Associate Medical Director at the British Heart Foundation, said, "This team have shown that, in multiple species, it is possible to use PKC as a target to block blood vessel constriction caused by high levels of glucose in the blood. (
  • He wrote for HealthCentral as a health professional for Heart Health and High Cholesterol. (
  • Eat a heart-healthy diet that includes fiber because high-fiber foods can help lower blood cholesterol. (
  • High blood pressure can make your heart work too hard and increase your risk for heart disease. (
  • People with diabetes who are at increased for heart disease are those who carry extra weight around the waist, have high cholesterol and blood pressure levels, or smoke. (
  • Survival rates for patients suffering from refractory cardiogenic shock, a severe condition that can occur after a heart attack, is high among those who received multidisciplinary team health care when compared to standard individual physician decision. (
  • The National Unit for Pregnancy and Heart Disease is located at Oslo University Hospital, Rikshospitalet, and receive moderate and high risk pregnant women as referrals from hospitals nationwide for follow-up and treatment. (
  • When I was hospitalized with a heart attack in 2008, doctors asked me if I'd ever been a smoker, if I had been treated for diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, if I had a family history of heart disease. (
  • The resulting score classifies patients into low, intermediate, and high-risk categories for the likelihood that the heart block is due to Lyme carditis. (
  • The Suspicious Index in Lyme Carditis (SILC) score evaluates the likelihood that a patient's high-degree heart block is caused by Lyme carditis. (
  • Patients with high-degree heart block and a SILC score of three or higher should be investigated immediately for Lyme disease. (
  • The standard protocol for high-degree heart block calls for implanting a permanent pacemaker. (
  • These devices were previously approved only in patients at high or greater risk for death or complications during surgery. (
  • When I was hospitalized with a heart attack in 2008, every doctor and nurse in the CCU (the intensive care unit for heart patients) asked me if I'd ever been a smoker, if I had a family history of heart disease, and if I'd been treated for diabetes, high blood pressure, or high cholesterol. (
  • We expected about 10 percent of patients were at high risk for complication following coronary artery bypass grafting," said Mark F. Newman, M.D., chairman of the Department of Anesthesiology at Duke and lead author of the study. (
  • Complications such as high blood pressure, gestational diabetes and hypertensive disorders could indicate that a woman is at higher risk of a heart attack later in life. (
  • Other pregnancy complications associated with increased risk of cardiovascular conditions include: high blood pressure, babies born with a birth weight below the 10th percentile, placental abruption, premature delivery and diabetes in pregnancy. (
  • These complications are frequently reported in high risk patients. (
  • They can be caused by a heart attack, high blood pressure , rheumatic fever , pregnancy , fever , thyrotoxicosis or anemia . (
  • Conclusion Rheumatic heart disease patients were young, predominantly female, and had high prevalence of major cardiovascular complications. (
  • Diabetes places patients at very high risk for heart attack and coronary death," said W. Timothy Garvey, M.D., study co-author and professor of medicine and chair of the Department of Nutrition Sciences at the University of Alabama in Birmingham. (
  • Obese adults at high risk for diabetes and heart disease may require more intense approaches to control blood sugar and achieve weight loss, such as healthy meal plans and physical activity. (
  • The high incidence of CNS complications after emergency operations as well as preoperative catecholamine and IABP as powerful contributing factors suggest that preoperative cerebral hypoperfusion due to a compromised hemodynamic state facilitates postoperative CNS complications and this may partly explain the high incidence of CNS complications after heart transplantation. (
  • One in five high-risk patients undergoing major non-cardiac surgery will develop one or more heart complications within a year, according to research published today in European Heart Journal - Acute Cardiovascular Care, a journal of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). (
  • One group consisted of 100 dogs with cardiac disease that were referred to the dental service for surgery due to a perceived high risk of anesthetic complications. (
  • A gas that was formerly known for its noxious qualities could help people with diabetes recover from common heart and blood vessel complications, concludes research led by the University of Exeter Medical School. (
  • Heart problems are a common cause of disability and death in people with diabetes, and are expected to rise still further with increasing rates of obesity. (
  • Smoking is especially bad for people with diabetes because both narrow the blood vessels and increase your chances of getting heart disease. (
  • People with diabetes can develop life changing health complications, which can lead to limb amputations, because of blood vessels being damaged due to the disease. (
  • So we learned that the QKI-7 protein gene was a key factor in the malfunction of the blood vessels cells that, in turn, cause cardiovascular complications in people with diabetes. (
  • The study showed women who had developed gestational diabetes were most likely to have an angiogram show the presence of coronary artery disease -- narrowing or obstruction of the arteries that supply blood to the heart. (
  • The authors note that much attention has been paid to the pulmonary (breathing) complications of COVID-19, but less has been said about the cardiovascular complications that can lead to death or lasting impairment. (
  • 25 mm Hg at rest, undergoing right heart catheterization with or without pulmonary vasoreactivity testing or pulmonary angiography. (
  • Dore A, Glancy DL, Stone S, Menashe VD, Somerville J. Cardiac surgery for grown-up congenital heart patients: survey of 307 consecutive operations from 1991 to 1994. (
  • Survival with congenital heart disease and need for follow up in adult life. (
  • Li W, Somerville J. Infective endocarditis in the grown-up congenital heart (GUCH) population. (
  • As many women with congenital or acquired heart disease now go through pregnancy and childbirth, more knowledge about the risk of complications and adverse outcomes for the mother and the baby is needed to guide clinical care in this diverse patient group. (
  • At 6 months postpartum, patients with congenital heart disease (CHD) remain at risk for late cardiac events. (
  • The participants could also be having a coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) at the same time as aortic valve replacement, but people with other types of valve disease or congenital heart disease, or those who had previously had heart surgery, were excluded from the study. (
  • Operative procedures included coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG), isolated valve surgery, combined CABG and valve surgery, aortic root replacement, surgical excision of intracardiac tumors and surgical correction of adult congenital heart defect. (
  • Adam Walton was just three years old in 1986 when he underwent open heart surgery to correct a congenital heart defect. (
  • With more research and clinical application, many of the complications of various surgeries can be reduced, leading to better patient outcomes and real improvements in medical care. (
  • Prevention of infective endocarditis: guidelines from the American Heart Association: a guideline from the American Heart Association Rheumatic Fever, Endocarditis and Kawasaki Disease Committee, Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young, and the Council on Clinical Cardiology, Council on Cardiovascular Surgery and Anesthesia, and the Quality of Care and Outcomes Research Interdisciplinary Working Group. (
  • More knowledge about the risk of complications and adverse outcomes for the mother and the baby is needed to guide clinical care in this diverse patient group. (
  • The expected outcome of the project is to increase the knowledge of optimal diagnosis and treatment of women with heart disease that go through pregnancy to be able to improve clinical care and the outcomes for mother and baby. (
  • We observed the clinical outcome of these patients with special reference to post IABP complications in our research. (
  • Cardiovascular events are the most serious complications after major orthopedic surgeries, and patients with myocardial ischemia are at significant risk," said lead author Dr. Michael K. Urban, MD, PhD, Division of Anesthesiology, Hospital for Special Surgery. (
  • Yount led a new study that links heart complications from the flu with a common gene mutation. (
  • The study also found varying degrees of flu-related heart abnormalities depending on the virulence of the flu strain. (
  • When gene-deficient mice were given the weakest of three flu strains in the study, heart irregularities weren't seen. (
  • A recent medical study discovered that intravenous vitamin C can reduce the risk of a serious heart arrhythmia after heart surgery. (
  • The study was funded by the British Heart Foundation and the Medical Research Council's (MRC) Confidence in Concept Award. (
  • The research team that worked on this study has a history of investigating the effects of glucose on the cardiovascular system, diabetes and heart function. (
  • A study of 2,500 postmenopausal women revealed a four-fold greater risk of heart attack in women with osteoporosis (Tanko LB et al 2005). (
  • A University of Illinois study showed that heart scan scores in women with osteoporosis averaged 222 (optimal is zero), while women in the same age group with normal bone density had far lower average scores of 42 (Barengolts EL et al 1998). (
  • Observational Study of Hemoderivative Transfusion Imputable Complications in Initial Uncomplicated Heart Surgery. (
  • Our study highlights just how much a woman's health before, as well as during, her pregnancy can affect her risk of developing heart disease later on," said lead author Dr. Joel Ray , a clinician scientist at St. Michael's Hospital and the University of Toronto. (
  • In this study, the investigators are going to investigate the relation between underlying balance of parasympathetic and sympathetic tone and the respiratory complications by analyzing heart rate beat-to-beat variability. (
  • This study shows astounding improvements in survival, quality of life, reduced complications and device durability in patients who had the new device implanted," said Mark Slaughter, M.D., chief of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery at the University of Louisville and director of the heart transplant and mechanical assist device program at Jewish Hospital, lead enroller in the trial and lead author on the journal article. (
  • Comparative analysis of the complications of 5347 endomyocardial biopsies applied to patients after heart transplantation and with cardiomyopathies: a single-center study," Transplantation Proceedings , vol. 44, no. 8, pp. 2473-2478, 2012. (
  • Newman also said that support for publication of a negative study by the sponsor, Merck, and by the publisher JAMA, is an important step in defining the appropriate therapy for heart surgery patients going forward. (
  • Study: Antibiotic use linked to increased risk of death from heart disease in women. (
  • Afternoon heart surgery has lower risk of complications, study suggests," says The Guardian. (
  • And BBC News said: "Heart surgery survival chances 'better in the afternoon'," suggesting the research had looked at death rates when, in fact, the study looked at a range of complications. (
  • Finally, they carried out a laboratory study looking at heart tissue samples from people in the trial to examine various biomarkers associated with heart stress. (
  • One study has shown that a heart attack can be caused by cardiac catheterization in 5 cases out of 10 000, though the numbers increase depending on the state of the patient. (
  • The study, published Monday in the American Heart Association's journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging , analyzed data collected on 439 African American women who had a coronary CT angiogram -- a scan that takes images of the arteries that supply blood to the heart -- and reported a previous pregnancy complication. (
  • HealthDay)-Women who develop pre-eclampsia earlier in pregnancy may be at increased risk for heart problems soon after giving birth, a new study finds. (
  • In this study, we used retrospectively collected data to determine the incidence of GICs and assess risk factors for them after open heart surgery. (
  • The aim of this study was to define the neurologic risk of heart transplantation compared to coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) and valve surgery. (
  • Our study reveals a greater likelihood of having heart problems or dying after non-cardiac surgery than has been recognised to date," said study author Dr. Christian Puelacher of the University of Basel, Switzerland. (
  • Our study suggests that measuring troponin levels before surgery and for two days afterwards could identify these patients and provide an opportunity to prevent further complications and death. (
  • A recent study set out to determine whether dogs with cardiac conditions had higher rates of complications under anesthesia than healthy dogs. (
  • Making lifestyle changes to manage these risks can decrease the chances of developing heart disease. (
  • If you have diabetes, talk to your doctor about the best ways to lower your risks for heart disease. (
  • These risks associated with the initial pacemaker implantation can be mitigated by intravenous and oral antibiotic treatment for heart block caused by Lyme carditis. (
  • Dr. Marysia S. Tweet, a cardiovascular medicine specialist at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine in Rochester, Minnesota, said it is important for women who have had pregnancy complications to "be aware that this history is associated with increased long-term health risks. (
  • raising risks for Type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular complications. (
  • It is likely the result of improved surgical methods in recent years, including better anesthesia and advances in surgical and heart-lung machine management. (
  • Possible complications from anesthesia? (
  • The overall frequency of anesthetic complications (marked as 1 or more abnormal reading under anesthesia) was 82.5% in each group. (
  • The percentage of total anesthesia time in which complications were noted was statistically similar between groups. (
  • Gordon Smith and colleagues from the Queen Mother's Hospital, Glasgow, UK, retrospectively investigated whether pregnancy complications associated with low birthweight were related to risk of subsequent maternal IHD. (
  • Dr. Ray cautions, however, that it is not known whether the same sorts of metabolic or lifestyle modifications that are recommended for people with traditional heart disease risk factors can prevent maternal placental syndromes. (
  • Incidence and risk factors of perioperative cerebral complications. (
  • Open-heart surgery refers to operations performed on the heart that require a patient being placed on the heart-lung bypass machine. (
  • Patients requiring open-heart surgery will have had a complete evaluation by their cardiologist and cardiac surgeon. (
  • When a patient's cardiologist feels surgery may be indicated, the patient is discussed at Cincinnati Children's Heart Institute's weekly combined Cardiology-Cardiothoracic Surgery Case Management Conference. (
  • After heart surgery, AF occurs in about 10 percent to 65 percent of patients, especially those undergoing surgery on the mitral valve. (
  • After surgery, the increased risk of AF may be related to the increased oxidative stress on the heart. (
  • Patients with acquired heart disease with indication for surgery and who discontinued the mechanical ventilation up to 6 hours after exiting operation room and who discontinued vasoactive drugs up to the beginning of the second postoperative day. (
  • Patients who received blood transfusion previous to the heart surgery. (
  • The dangers of femoral and iliac artery cannulation for open-heart surgery are mentioned together with the advantages of using the aorta. (
  • Thus, this natural therapy can protect men and women from heart surgery and, consequently, from the life threatening complications that may follow. (
  • The Thermobalancing Therapy helps men and women to terminate the progression of heart disease and avoid complications from a heart surgery which can be extremely serious," says Dr. Allen. (
  • The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved an expanded indication for the Sapien XT and Sapien 3 transcatheter heart valves for patients with aortic valve stenosis who are at intermediate risk for death or complications associated with open-heart surgery. (
  • About one-third of patients referred for open-heart surgery for aortic valve replacement fall into the "intermediate risk" category, which is defined as having a greater than three percent risk of dying within 30 days following surgery. (
  • As demand for orthopedic surgery continues to rise, it is imperative that we identify more effective and efficient ways to reduce post-surgical complications," said Dr. Urban. (
  • The primary objective was to determine whether acadesine would cut the rate of complications from CABG - the most common type of open heart surgery in the United States. (
  • One cause of complications is called ischemia reperfusion injury, which stems from changes that occur to tissue starved of oxygen during the surgery, when blood vessels are clamped to establish the grafts. (
  • The results need further investigation through larger studies involving multiple sites, as well as different types of heart surgery. (
  • Most of the coverage also talked in general terms about "heart surgery", even though this research only looked at one specific type. (
  • We retrospectively analyzed data of 2056 adult patients who underwent open heart surgery between 1994 and 2012. (
  • Gastro-intestinal complications (GIC) are one of the serious extra-cardiac events following open heart surgery. (
  • We retrospectively analyzed 2056 consecutive adult patients underwent open heart surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass at author's surgical center between January 1994 and December 2012. (
  • Earlier this year beloved actor Bill Paxton, 61 years-of-age, suffered an aortic aneurysm and had emergency surgery to replace his aortic valve, which pumps blood out from the heart to the body. (
  • 8001 patients undergoing heart transplantation, CABG and valve surgery. (
  • The overall incidence of CNS complications was 19.8% (78/393) in heart transplantation, 3.1% (176/5734) in elective CABG, 9.5% (161/1689) in elective valve surgery, 10.3% (15/146) in emergency CABG and 51.3% (20/39) in emergency valve surgery. (
  • CNS complications occur much more frequently after heart transplantation than elective CABG and valve surgery. (
  • By providing information on postoperative complications, our research provides opportunities to make surgery even safer. (
  • Most complications occurred within the first 30 days after surgery, and in particular within the first week. (
  • Open heart surgery is required to repair the damage. (
  • Attorneys for the hospital which performed Walton's heart surgery as a child argued that the statute of limitations had passed on this case, and that Walton was out of time to sue. (
  • If I have obstructive sleep apnea, will having a breathing tube during open-heart surgery give me complications? (
  • Most powerful predictors of CNS complications were preoperative intra-aortic counterpulsation (IABP) in the heart transplantation group, age >65 years in the CABG group and preoperative use of catecholamine in the valve group. (
  • Post-myocardial complications occur after a period of ischemia, these changes can be seen in gross tissue changes and microscopic changes. (
  • Diabetes is associated with various microvascular complications, such as autonomic and peripheral neuropathy, retinopathy, and nephropathy, and these complications are associated with adverse cardiovascular outcomes ( 4 ). (
  • Although diabetes is associated with poor outcomes in HFpEF ( 5 ), diabetes is not a uniform disorder, and the risk of adverse cardiovascular outcomes may vary by disease severity (e.g., presence of microvascular complications). (
  • The more we know about the differences in the treatment and diagnosis of heart disease in men and women, the better outcomes will be for all. (
  • Unlike heart surgeries, Dr. Allen's therapeutic device provides the safest treatment of cardiovascular disease by improving the blood circulation inside the heart. (
  • As it tries to move more blood , your heart gets larger. (
  • Your body tries to keep the blood it has to supply your heart and brain . (
  • In a normal heart, the upper chambers (called the atria) and lower chambers (the ventricles) squeeze and relax in turn to move blood through your body. (
  • When the rhythm is off, your heart can't pump enough blood out to your body. (
  • Your heart has four valves that open and close to keep blood flowing in and out of your heart. (
  • As the damage gets worse and your heart has to work harder to pump out blood, it gets bigger. (
  • A damaged heart can't pump blood as effectively from your lungs out to your body. (
  • Many of them developed cardiovascular complications , such as inflammation of the heart, heart rhythm disorders or blood clots that choke blood flow. (
  • A related discussion, blood fluid around the heart was started. (
  • The heart-lung bypass machine takes over the function of the heart and lungs to provide oxygenated blood to the body. (
  • Bacterial pneumonia also typically causes higher fevers, higher levels of inflammation markers in the blood, and higher white blood cell counts than viral pneumonia, which can all increase heart damage risk. (
  • The resulting toxicity to the mitochondria in the endothelial cells damages blood vessels in the circulation and the heart. (
  • Remdesivir, an antiviral that is the only COVID-19 treatment authorized by the FDA, can cause low blood pressure and abnormal heart rhythm. (
  • Lower your cholesterol level to prevent narrowing and hardening of the arteries that carry blood from the heart to the rest of the body. (
  • Refractory cardiogenic shock happens after the heart and circulatory system fail despite optimal medical management, resulting in a lack of blood to adequately fuel organs in the body. (
  • This may result in poor blood supply to your heart, causing angina, which is a dull, heavy or tight pain in the chest. (
  • The blood vessels were able to regenerate and therefore stopping damaging cardiovascular complications from happening. (
  • Having discovered the gene that causes the malfunction in blood vessels the next step will be to develop a drug that will target QKI-7 to stop the heart and circulatory damage caused by diabetes from developing. (
  • The newer device creates a continuous flow of blood in and out of the failing heart, while the older device mimics the heart's function using a pulse action with blood alternately sucked into the pump from the left ventricle then forced out into the aorta. (
  • To avoid complications of type 2 diabetes, it's imperative that you take care of yourself and keep your blood sugar under control. (
  • Patients with severe aortic valve stenosis generally need to have a heart valve replacement to improve blood flow through their aortic valve. (
  • This involves removing the aortic valve (which controls the flow of blood out of the heart) and replacing it with animal or synthetic tissue. (
  • A valve is a 'one way door' that keeps blood moving in your heart. (
  • If there is a problem with a valve, the heart has to work harder to pump blood to the body. (
  • These problems can cause the heart to work harder to pump the same amount of blood. (
  • Or blood may back up in the lungs or body because it's not moving efficiently through the heart. (
  • However, a heart murmur may indicate that there is a heart problem or may be due to normal blood flow. (
  • If one of the heart valves is affected, this may cause dysfunction, such as mitral regurgitation in the case of left-sided coronary occlusion that disrupts the blood supply of the papillary muscles. (
  • Rupture occurs because of increased pressure against the weakened walls of the heart chambers due to heart muscle that cannot pump blood out effectively. (
  • Rupture is usually a catastrophic event that may result a life-threatening process known as cardiac tamponade, in which blood accumulates within the pericardium or heart sac, and compresses the heart to the point where it cannot pump effectively. (