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*  Heart Failure with Transient Left Bundle Branch Block in the Setting of Left Coronary Fistula
The journal welcomes submissions related to systemic hypertension, arrhythmia, congestive heart failure, valvular heart disease ... at the same heart rate, revealed a normal QRS duration as did subsequent ECG tracings at similar heart rates. A right heart ... Coronary arterial fistulas are rare communications between vessels or chambers of the heart. Although cardiac symptoms ... Coronary angiography is the primary diagnostic tool for defining fistula anatomy [2]. Transesophageal echocardiogram may be ...
  https://www.hindawi.com/journals/crp/2011/786287/
*  One-Year Coronary Bypass Graft Patency | Circulation
Conclusions- The patency of arterial coronary bypass grafts done on the beating heart is excellent and equal to grafts done on ... The mean preoperative percent diameter stenosis did not differ among different coronary arteries (left anterior descending [LAD ... One-year follow-up coronary angiogram was performed in 74% of patients, and the patency rate was 98% for arterial grafts and 68 ... It may well be that these patients had fewer bypass occlusions than the 255 patients undergoing follow-up angiography. ...
  http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/110/22/3418.long
*  Study to Investigate the Effect of Heart Rate Reduction With Ivabradine on Vascular Elastic Properties and Endothelial Function...
... between heart rate and vascular compliance demonstrating a positive association between increased heart rate and arterial ... Heart rate depending repetitive pulsations appear to induce fatigue and fracture of elastin lamellae of central arteries. As a ... Stiffening leads to increased left ventricular (LV) load with hypertrophy, decreased capacity for myocardial perfusion, and ... Coronary artery disease proven by coronary angiography. *Written informed consent to participate in the study ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01768585?recr=Open&cond=%22Coronary+Artery+Disease%22&rank=13
*  Jatene procedure - Wikipedia
The Jatene procedure, arterial switch operation or arterial switch, is an open heart surgical procedure used to correct dextro- ... These may include angiography, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and/or computed tomography (CT scan). The coronary arteries ... but the sternum and chest incision are left open to provide extra room in the pleural cavity, allowing the heart room to swell ... with a comparable survival rate after 5 years. Approximately 10% of arterial switch recipients develop residual pulmonary ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jatene_procedure
*  JCI - Cardiovascular nuclear magnetic resonance: basic and clinical applications
The study demonstrated that the left main, the left anterior descending, and the right coronary arteries were well visualized. ... is quite simple compared with coronary MR angiography (of the moving heart). Nevertheless, the application of MR methods for ... clinical application has been useful for the imaging of bypass graft patency and of congenitally anomalous coronary arteries ( ... the aorta and the ileofemoral arterial systems, thereby obviating the need for catheter-based angiography. ...
  https://www.jci.org/articles/view/18868
*  Percutaneous Heart Valve Replacement for Aortic Stenosis: State of the Evidence | Annals of Internal Medicine | American...
... the transfemoral approach and is done by cardiac surgeons through a left thoracotomy incision without cardiopulmonary bypass. ... Angiography of the entire aorta and iliofemoral vessels is an essential preprocedural evaluation in order to assess feasibility ... Kahlert and coworkers (11) reported a higher rate of new foci of restricted diffusion on cerebral diffusion-weighted magnetic ... In the femoral artery approach, a catheter is introduced through the groin and passed through the femoral and iliac arteries to ...
  http://annals.org/aim/fullarticle/746016/percutaneous-heart-valve-replacement-aortic-stenosis-state-evidence
*  Heart failure - Wikipedia
... left heart failure versus right heart failure). Right heart failure compromises pulmonary flow to the lungs. Left heart failure ... Men have a higher incidence of heart failure, but the overall prevalence rate is similar in both sexes since women survive ... and its prognosis depends in part on the ability of the coronary arteries to supply blood to the myocardium (heart muscle). As ... Angiography is the X-ray imaging of blood vessels which is done by injecting contrast agents into the bloodstream through a ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heart_failure
*  Comparative study of the results of coronary artery bypass grafting and angioplasty for myocardial revascularization in...
Changes in grafts and coronary arteries after saphenous vein aortocoronary bypass surgery: results at repeat angiography. ... orovalvular heart diseases; cardiomyopathies; unstable angina or AMI requiring emergency revascularization; left ventricular ... the arterial or venous grafts, when present in the CABG group undergoing control cine coronary angiography. The ejection ... The cumulative survival rate in 5 years was 95 (88.39%) and 92 (84.93%) patients in the CABG and TCA groups, respectively (fig ...
  http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0066-782X2005000300004&lng=en&nrm=iso&tlng=en
*  Claudication: Exercise Versus Endoluminal Revascularization (CLEVER) - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov
A peak heart rate greater than 80% of maximum (calculated by subtracting age from 220) while reporting 'onset' of claudication ... Arterial insufficiency of target lesion due to restenosis of an angioplasty/stent or bypass is not eligible ... known left main coronary stenosis or its equivalent, moderate stenotic valvular heart disease, electrolyte abnormalities, known ... CTA or MRA: Ankle-brachial index less than or equal to 0.9 (or abnormal ankle PVR waveform at ankle if arteries are ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/study/NCT00132743?show_rss=Y&sel_rss=mod14&show_locs=Y
*  CVS 10.1 - Ischaemic Heart Disease Flashcards by Beth Elliott | Brainscape
Low arterial blood pressure. - Distended neck veins (increased venous blood pressure). - Muffled heart sounds (due to fluid) ... heart rate = ↓ time of diastole. - ↓ filling = ↓ coronary blood flow. - Leads to ischaemia ... Like a left bundle branch block. - Inverted S-T elevation (more than 1mm). - DURING EXERTION ... Conditions due to a decrease in blood flow to coronary arteries, usually caused by thrombus, plaque rupture or platelet ...
  https://www.brainscape.com/flashcards/cvs-101-ischaemic-heart-disease-5124679/packs/7099641
*  Patente US6093166 - Coronary bypass implant - Google Patentes
The coronary artery bypass procedure may be performed with or without cardiopulmonary bypass. ... A method and apparatus for performing coronary artery bypass surgery establishes a channel leading directly from a chamber of a ... Effects of Heart Rate on Phasic Coronary Blood Flow Pattern and Flow Reserve in Patients with Normal Coronary Arteries: A study ... leading from one of the chambers of the left side of a heart and continuing through the deep arterial wall of a coronary artery ...
  http://www.google.es/patents/US6093166
*  Multidetector CT coronary angiography: have we found the holy grail of non-invasive coronary imaging? | Heart
... and demonstrate the course of the coronary arteries, including anomalous coronary arteries and bypass grafts, but are of ... achieving reduction in heart rate, diastolic prolongation, and reduced heart rate variability. ... Multiplanar reconstruction of the left circumflex coronary artery. LA, left atrium, LV, left ventricle; RA, right atrium; RV, ... Sangiorgi G, Rumberger JA, Severson A, et al. Arterial calcification and not luminal stenosis is highly correlated with ...
  http://heart.bmj.com/content/91/11/1385
*  Left Ventricular Outflow Obstruction | Circulation
Structural abnormalities of great arterial walls in congenital heart disease: light and electron microscopic analyses. ... Blalock and Park105 used a divided left subclavian artery to bypass a discrete coarctation in animal experiments as early as ... MR and CT angiography of the chest with 3-dimensional reconstruction clearly demonstrate the degree and extent of coarctation ... Rosenquist et al3 suggested a plausible explanation for both the initial lesion and the considerable rate of recurrence of SAS ...
  http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/114/22/2412.long
*  Catheter Thrombectomy in Patients With Massive Pulmonary Embolism - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov
... right and left main and right and left lower lobe pulmonary arteries but not in upper lobe pulmonary arteries or segmental ... Perform pulmonary angiography using digital subtraction angiography (DSA). Cine angiography should be used only if the patient ... Obtain arterial oxygen saturation if arterial sheath in place or document oxygen saturation by pulse oximetry. ... circulatory arrest with cardiopulmonary bypass, and incision of the main pulmonary arteries. In the 2 largest PE registries, ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/study/NCT00314002?show_desc=Y
*  Angina as an Indication for Noncardiac Surgery: The Case of the Coronary-Subclavian Steal Syndrome | Anesthesiology | ASA...
... it should be ruled out before an elective procedure by left heart catheterization or digital subtraction angiography. Once the ... The clinical impact of stenoses in saphenous vein bypass grafts to coronary arteries. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 1992; 103:831- ... Esmolol was titrated to a heart rate , 80 bpm. The surgery proceeded without complications. Postoperatively, the patient ... The superiority of synthetic arterial grafts over autologous veins in carotid-subclavian bypass. J Vasc Surg 1986; 3:140- ...
  http://anesthesiology.pubs.asahq.org/article.aspx?articleid=1946355
*  Case of the Week - Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance
Coronary angiography showed unobstructed but markedly dilated high flow coronary arteries draining directly into the left ... At that time, left heart catheterization showed non-obstructive coronary artery disease and elevated left ventricular end- ... A 17 year-old male with a history of d-transposition of the great arteries status post arterial switch operation at age 3 days ... He was recommended coronary artery bypass graft surgery and repair of the left ventricular (LV) pseudoaneurysm, which he ...
  https://scmr.org/page/caseoftheweekLDGPG
*  Nursing Point: MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
Digital subtraction angiography (DSA): Technique used to visualize status of arterial bypass grafts and to detect peripheral ... Record/document heart rate and rhythm and BP changes before, during, and after activity, as indicated. Correlate with reports ... occlusion of coronary arteries and is usually done in conjunction with measurements of chamber pressures and assessment of left ... Monitor heart rate and rhythm. Document dysrhythmias via telemetry.. *Note response to activity and promote rest appropriately ...
  http://nursingpoint.blogspot.com/2006/07/myocardial-infarction.html
*  'The Last Heart Attack' Film of CNN Missed Alternatives in Treating Heart Disease |...
There are now alternatives in treating heart disease, like chelation therapy and stem cell therapy. ... He went for check up that showed he had occlusions in four arteries of his heart. He went through a quadruple heart bypass in ... Treatments prescribed are medication (dilators, antihypertension, blood thinner), angioplasty and coronary arterial bypass ... The left anterior descending artery feeds blood to the front side. The circumflex coronary artery supplies its back. About 25% ...
  https://hubpages.com/health/In-The-Last-Heart-Attack-Film-Clip-Dr-Sanjay-Gupta-Missed-Alternatives-to-Cure-Heart-Disease
*  Coronary artery bypass grafts in patients with coronary stents
... which is declining at a rate of 1.9% per year (6). In the group of patients treated for ischemic heart disease, 65.4% were ... After the implantation of the first stent, 12 patients developed severe de novo lesions of the left coronary trunk. In 6 of ... These are summed to the anatomic extension and the severity of the atherosclerotic involvement of the coronary arteries, the ... Since the placement of the first stent, 12 patients developed severe lesions of the LCT detected in preoperative angiographies ...
  http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0102-76382005000400004&lng=en&nrm=iso&tlng=en
*  Angina (Coronary Artery Disease) | Healing Centers | Healing Centers | Healthways, Inc.
You stop in your tracks; you wait; you pray you're not having a heart attack. At last the elephant lifts his foot or the fist ... suddenly an elephant is standing on your chest or a huge hand is squeezing your heart. Then you're sweaty, lightheaded, and ... If CABG surgery is required, healthy arteries or veins from the patient's body are grafted to the coronary arteries to bypass ... Supplements can also play a role in the treatment of angina by helping to improve arterial health and heart function. ...
  http://www.wholehealthmd.com/main/healing-centers/20.aspx?page=center-overview
*  Detection of Coronary Artery Stenosis With Whole-Heart Coronary Magnetic Resonance Angiography | JACC: Journal of the American...
... group 1 with heart rate ,70 beats/min (n = 51, mean heart rate 60.7 ± 6.0 beats/min, ranging from 45 to 69 beats/min); group 2 ... Conclusions Whole-heart coronary MR angiography allows for noninvasive detection of significant narrowing in coronary arterial ... Assessment of coronary arteries with total study time of less than 30 minutes by using whole-heart coronary MR angiography. ... Visualization of a stenosis in the left anterior descending artery (LAD) with whole-heart coronary magnetic resonance ...
  http://www.onlinejacc.org/content/48/10/1946
*  Myocardial infarction - Wikipedia
Aneurysm of the left ventricle myocardium develops in about 10% of MI and is itself a risk factor for heart failure, ... In people with blockages of multiple coronary arteries and diabetes, coronary artery bypass surgery (CABG) may be recommended ... Other less common symptoms include weakness, light-headedness, palpitations, and abnormalities in heart rate or blood pressure ... and coronary angiography. An ECG, which is a recording of the heart's electrical activity, may confirm an ST elevation MI ( ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Myocardial_infarction
*  CardioVascular Disease (CVD) - Heart Disease & Stroke | Home Health UK
A coronary angiography is a fine tube that explores the coronary arteries, it detects if any of the arteries are blocked or ... An increased or irregular heart rate.. If you believe you are having a heart attack or have any of the symptoms mentioned you ... Smoking harms your heart because the chemicals in the cigarette smoke damage arterial linings, leading to heart disease. It may ... Those people who survive a heart attack are usually left with permanent damage to their heart, this damage occurs during the ...
  https://homehealth-uk.com/heartdisease/
*  Dextro-Transposition of the great arteries - Wikipedia
Angiography involves using the catheter to release a contrast medium into the chambers and/or vessels of the heart; this ... The heart and vessels are accessed via median sternotomy, and a cardiopulmonary bypass machine is used; as this machine needs ... The oxygen-rich ("red") blood then returns to the left heart, via the pulmonary veins, and is pumped through the aorta to the ... Arterial lines provide a constant monitor of blood pressure, as well as a method of obtaining samples for blood gas tests; ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dextro-Transposition_of_the_great_arteries
*  Cardiogenic Shock | National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
It is commonly caused by a severe heart attack. Learn more about causes, risk factors, screening and prevention, signs and ... Cardiogenic shock occurs if the heart suddenly cannot pump enough blood to the body. ... Coronary artery bypass grafting. For this surgery, arteries or veins from other parts of the body are used to bypass (that is, ... Coronary Angiography. Coronary angiography (an-jee-OG-ra-fee) is an x-ray exam of the heart and blood vessels. The doctor ...
  https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health-topics/cardiogenic-shock