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*  Cardiomegaly
This test helps diagnose heart rhythm problems and damage to a person's heart from a heart attack. 3. Echocardiogram: This test ... Beta blockers: to lower blood pressure and improve heart function. Digoxin: to help improve the pumping function of the heart ... 4. Stress test: A stress test, also called an exercise stress test, provides information about how well the heart works during ... There are many techniques and tests used to diagnose an enlarged heart. Below is a list of tests and how they test for ...
*  List of MeSH codes (E01)
... heart function tests MeSH E01.370.370.380.050 --- angiocardiography MeSH E01.370.370.380.100 --- ballistocardiography MeSH ... lactose tolerance test MeSH E01.370.372.460 --- liver function tests MeSH E01.370.372.600 --- pancreatic function tests MeSH ... ovarian function tests MeSH E01.370.374.600 --- pituitary-adrenal function tests MeSH E01.370.374.605 --- pituitary function ... placental function tests MeSH E01.370.378.620 --- pregnancy tests MeSH E01.370.378.620.620 --- pregnancy tests, immunologic ...
*  Fenfluramine/phentermine
... a procedure that can test the functioning of heart valves. The findings indicated that approximately 30 percent of people who ... Later in 1996, a 30-year-old woman developed heart problems after a month of using it; when she died in February 1997, the ... As of 1997, the FDA was continuing to receive reports of valvular heart disease in persons who had taken these drugs. This ... Follow up studies showed that for people who took the combination for 3 months or less, the rate of heart valve complications ...
*  Diastole
Examining diastolic function during a cardiac stress test is a good way to test for heart failure with preserved ejection ... Here the adjective "diastolic" refers to the function (the "diastolic function") of filling the heart with blood between muscle ... Increased BNP concentrations have been found in patients who experience diastolic heart failure. Impaired diastolic function ... For a healthy human heart the entire cardiac cycle typically runs less than one second. That is, for a normal heart rate of 72 ...
*  Cardiology
Some obvious exceptions that affect the function of the heart would be blood tests (electrolyte disturbances, troponins), ... of function. The heart is a muscle that squeezes blood and functions like a pump. Each part of the heart is susceptible to ... Congenital heart defects are divided into two main groups: cyanotic heart defects and non-cyanotic heart defects, depending on ... Most congenital heart problems do not occur with other diseases. Complications that can result from heart defects include heart ...
*  Clinical physiology
Physiology is a diagnostic specialty to which patients are referred to undergo specialized tests of functions of the heart, ... Testing methods include evaluation of electrical activity (e.g. electrocardiogram of the heart), blood pressure (e.g. ankle ... pulmonary function testing using spirometry). In addition, Clinical Physiologists measure movements, velocities, and metabolic ... In the health care systems of countries that lack this specialty, the tests performed in clinical physiology are often ...
*  Caerphilly Heart Disease Study
Ten years into the study a detailed package of cognitive function tests were performed by each subject. These tests have been ... Many questions and tests have been repeated, but the opportunity has also been taken to include new questionnaires and tests. ... and then to test these associations in randomised controlled trials and statistical analysis. The Framingham Heart Study, a ... Heart disease prevalence is far greater in men than women - therefore women were not included in the study. A far larger sample ...
*  Cardiac stress test
Stress testing, although more effective than a resting ECG at detecting heart function, is only able to detect certain cardiac ... such as exercise testing, stress testing treadmills, exercise tolerance test, stress test or stress test ECG. A stress test may ... A cardiac stress test (also referred to as a cardiac diagnostic test, cardiopulmonary exercise test, or abbreviated CPX test) ... "Treadmill Test for Heart Problems". Livestrong Foundation. Retrieved May 30, 2014. "Exercise stress test". Texas Heart ...
*  Catacombs of the Moon
As before, she is too weak to rise and she perishes in the flames... Helena tests an eleventh model of the Dorfman heart, ... The test apparatus is switched on and the prosthesis functions perfectly. Literally crying with relief, Helena calls Verdeschi ... In spite of the perfectly functioning heart, Michelle's condition remains critical. With her husband missing, she has lost the ... Osgood joins them, to behold this latest 'miracle of science'. The heart is activated, functions erratically, and fails. Osgood ...
*  G beta-gamma complex
Other tests showed an improvement in cardiac cell contractile function by inhibiting Gβγ. When particular GPCRs are activated ... The over expression of GRK2ct has been shown to significantly rescue cardiac function in murine models of heart failure by ... Heart failure can be characterized by a loss of β adrenergic receptor (βAR) signalling in heart cells. When the βAR is ... It has two main states for which it performs different functions. When Gβγ is interacting with Gα it functions as a negative ...
*  Cardiology diagnostic tests and procedures
unhealthy, pathologic heart function. Obtaining a medical history is always the first "test", part of understanding the ... such as normal heart beat sounds and the usual heart beat sound changes associated with breathing versus heart murmurs. A ... Cardiac stress testing is used to determine to assess cardiac function and to disclose evidence of exertion-related cardiac ... With a maximal stress test the level of exercise is increased until the patient heart rate will not increase any higher, ...
*  Psi Factor
As the test gets more intense, her heart rate increases and her brainwave functions becomes erratic and all the glass in the ... Anton tests the technology on Mia, which will enable them to access the images that are seen with the inner eye. During the ... test, Anton hypnotizes Mia and gets her to remember past events that then are reflected on the monitor. ...
*  The New Freedmen's Clinic
... for heart disease) HIV screening Hypertension screening Kidney function test Liver function test Pap smear (women 21-65 years ... It is currently located in the heart of Washington, DC, within HUH. After attending a course in Portland, Oregon on how to ... it now boasts a variety of screening tests, an expanding array of services, as well as a strong community outreach program to ... Physical Exams Wellness Checkups Non-urgent Care Diagnostic Tests Colon cancer screening Diabetes screening EKG ( ...
*  Pulse
A century later another physician, de Lacroix, used the pulsilogium to test cardiac function. Heart rate Pulse meter Tempo ... is equivalent to measuring the heart rate. The heart rate can also be measured by listening to the heart beat by auscultation, ... The heart rate may be greater or lesser than the pulse rate depending upon physiologic demand. In this case, the heart rate is ... but below the heart itself (more specifically, the apex of the heart). See also apex beat. The first person to accurately ...
*  List of adverse effects of pazopanib
... increased Gamma-glutamyltransferase increased Increased blood pressure Increased blood urea Abnormal liver function test ... Dizziness Insomnia Peripheral sensory neuropathy Heart dysfunction Blurred vision Low heart rate Left ventricular dysfunction ... Torsades de pointes Heart failure Liver failure GI perforation (may be fatal) Fistula formation Rare (. ... Stomatitis Indigestion Flatulence Abdominal distension Dry mouth Mouth ulceration Hyperbilirubinaemia Abnormal liver function ...
*  Physical examination
... pulmonary function testing, audiograms, full body CAT scanning, EKGs, heart stress tests, vascular age tests, urinalysis, and ... For example, hearing may be evaluated with a specific Weber test and Rinne test, or it may be more briefly addressed in a ... A Cochrane review found that general health checks did not reduce the risk of death from cancer, heart disease, or any other ... Specific diagnostic tests (or occasionally empirical therapy) generally confirm the cause, or shed light on other, previously ...
*  11-Dehydrothromboxane B2
"A comparison of six major platelet function tests to determine the prevalence of aspirin resistance in patients with stable ... platelets and urine levels of 11-dehydro-TXB2 can be used to monitor the response to aspirin therapy when used to prevent heart ... coronary artery disease". Eur Heart J. 28 (14): 1702-1708. doi:10.1093/eurheartj/ehm226. PMID 17569678. Catella F, Healy D, ...
*  Thromboxane A2
"A comparison of six major platelet function tests to determine the prevalence of aspirin resistance in patients with stable ... coronary artery disease". Eur Heart J. 28 (14): 1702-1708. doi:10.1093/eurheartj/ehm226. PMID 17569678. ... TXA2 primarily functions as an autocrine or paracrine mediator in the nearby tissues surrounding its site of production. Most ...
*  Systemic scleroderma
The earliest manifestation of this may be a decreased diffusion capacity on pulmonary function testing. Other pulmonary ... Patients with heart disease, and patients who smoked cigarettes, were less likely to survive. Another trial, the Stem Cell ... Some impairment in lung function is almost universally seen in patients with diffuse scleroderma on pulmonary function testing ... Patients with diffuse cutaneous scleroderma have a 10-year survival rate of 55%. Death is most often caused by lung, heart, and ...
*  T wave alternans
Patients who test MTWA positive or indeterminate for heart rate or dense ectopy (abnormal) should be referred to an ... 2009). "Prediction of fatal or near-fatal cardiac arrhythmia events in patients with depressed left ventricular function after ... Patients who test negative for MTWA are less likely to require an ICD than those who test positive. In some cases, the test is ... The TWA test uses an electrocardiogram (ECG) measurement of the heart's electrical conduction using electrodes attached to ...
*  Valsalva maneuver
... the maneuver can be used either in medical examination as a test of cardiac function and autonomic nervous control of the heart ... Deviation from this response pattern signifies either abnormal heart function or abnormal autonomic nervous control of the ... Return of cardiac output Blood return to the heart is enhanced by the effect of entry of blood which had been dammed back, ... The output of the heart is reduced and stroke volume falls. This occurs from 5 to about 14 seconds in the illustration. The ...
*  Beating heart cadaver
Due to the results of the apnea test if a person lacks the brain function to breathe unassisted, it is concluded that it would ... and retains cardio-pulmonary functions. This keeps the organs of the body, including the heart, functioning and alive. As a ... and pass two neurological tests. These neurological assessments commonly consist of an apnea test, reflex tests where the body ... This test is called an apnea test. The ventilator is taken away and is reconnected only if the person decided to be an organ ...
*  Cardiac catheterization
Right heart catheterization, along with pulmonary function testing and other testing should be done to confirm pulmonary ... Cardiac catheterization (heart cath) is the insertion of a catheter into a chamber or vessel of the heart. This is done both ... Right heart catheterization allows the physician to determine the pressures within the heart (intracardiac pressures). In this ... Chapter 4. Functional Anatomy of the Heart. In: Fuster V, Walsh RA, Harrington RA. eds. Hurst's The Heart, 13e. New York, NY: ...
*  Legionnaires' disease
Laboratory tests may show that kidney functions, liver functions and electrolyte levels are abnormal, which may include low ... "Relative bradycardia" may also be present, which is low or low-normal heart rate despite the presence of a fever. ... This test was developed by Richard Kohler in 1982. When dealing with Legionella pneumophila serogroup 1, the urine antigen test ... A urine antigen test is simple, quick, and very reliable, but it will only detect Legionella pneumophila serogroup 1, which ...
*  Infantile Refsum disease
... and heart functions. In addition to genetic tests involving PEX genes, biochemical tests have proven highly effective for the ... As a result of impaired peroxisome function, an individual's tissues and cells can accumulate very long chain fatty acids ( ... The accumulation of these lipids can impair the normal function of multiple organ systems, as discussed below. In addition, ... Infantile Refsum disease can also affect the function of many other organ systems. Patients can show craniofacial abnormalities ...
*  List of Sonny with a Chance characters
She functions as the secondary antagonist in the show due to her rivalry with Zora, and sometimes the rest of the "So Random!" ... Chad Dylan Cooper (Sterling Knight). He is the teen heart-throb of Tween Weekly and Mackenzie Falls, and the main antagonist in ... Joy Bitterman on nametag shown in "Cheater Girls" when grading Sonny and Tawni's tests, end credited as Mrs. Bitterman.. ...
*  Coronary catheterization
... heart chamber size; heart muscle contraction performance; and some aspects of heart valve function. Important internal heart ... Less frequently, valvular, heart muscle, or arrhythmia issues are the primary focus of the test. Coronary artery luminal ... Abnormal Stress Test New-onset unexplained heart failure Survival of sudden cardiac death or dangerous cardiac arrhythmia ... Heart catheterization was first performed in 1929 when the German physician Werner Forssmann inserted a plastic tube in his ...