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Blood, Heart And Circulation

Blood Transfusion
Leukemia is cancer of the white blood cells. White blood cells help your body fight infection. Your blood cells form in your bone marrow. In leukemia, however,...
Blood Count (Complete Blood Count)
If you have anemia, your blood does not carry enough oxygen to the rest of your body. The most common cause of anemia is not having enough iron. Your body...
Cat Scan
An aneurysm is a bulge or "ballooning" in the wall of an artery. Arteries are blood vessels that carry oxygen-rich blood from the heart to other parts of...
Adenosine Stress Test For Heart Disease (Coronary Artery Disease Screening Tests (Cad))
jaw, or back. Angina is a symptom of coronary artery disease (CAD), the most common heart disease. CAD happens...
Cat Scan
An aneurysm is a bulge or "ballooning" in the wall of an artery. Arteries are blood vessels that carry oxygen-rich blood from the heart to other parts of...
Adenosine (Exercise Stress Test)
An arrhythmia is a problem with the rate or rhythm of your heartbeat. It means that your heart beats too quickly, too slowly, or with an irregular pattern....
Adenosine (Exercise Stress Test)
maintaining a healthy weight, quitting smoking, and managing stress. NIH: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute...
Ablation Therapy For Arrhythmias
An arrhythmia is a problem with the speed or rhythm of the heartbeat. Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common type of arrhythmia. The cause is a disorder...
Abnormal Liver Enzymes (Liver Blood Tests)
the result of other diseases, such as severe liver disease. They can also be inherited. Hemophilia is...
Blood Count (Complete Blood Count)
Your blood is living tissue made up of liquid and solids. The liquid part, called plasma, is made of water, salts, and protein. Over half of your blood is...
Breast Reconstruction
Normally, if you get hurt, your body forms a blood clot to stop the bleeding. Some people get too many clots or their blood clots abnormally. Many conditions can...
Blood Count (Complete Blood Count)
Your blood is living tissue made up of liquid and solids. The liquid part, called plasma, is made of water, salts and protein. Over half of your blood is...
Defibrillator (Implantable Cardiac Defibrillator)
done. If you have had an SCA, an implantable cardiac defibrillator (ICD) reduces the chance of dying from a...
Annulus Support (Heart Valve Disease Treatment)
complications, including Heart failure Abnormal heart rhythms Heart Treatment might involve medicines, surgery, other medical procedures, and...
Adenosine Stress Test For Heart Disease (Coronary Artery Disease Screening Tests (Cad))
Your carotid arteries are two large blood vessels in your neck. They supply your brain with blood. If you have carotid artery disease, the arteries become...
Angioplasty (Coronary Angioplasty)
Your carotid arteries are two large blood vessels in your neck. They supply your brain with blood. If you have carotid artery disease, the arteries become...
Blood Transfusion
Leukemia is cancer of the white blood cells. White blood cells help your body fight infection. Your blood cells form in your bone marrow. In leukemia, the bone...
Adenosine (Exercise Stress Test)
Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the most common type of heart disease. It is the leading cause of death in the United States in both men and women. CAD happens...
Adenosine Stress Test For Heart Disease (Coronary Artery Disease Screening Tests (Cad))
Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the most common type of heart disease. It is the leading cause of death in the United States in both men and women. CAD happens...
Bypass Surgery, Heart (Coronary Artery Bypass Graft)
Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the most common type of heart disease. It is the leading cause of death in the United States in both men and women. CAD happens...
Echogram (Ultrasound)
Deep vein thrombosis, or DVT, is a blood clot that forms in a vein deep in the body. Most deep vein clots occur in the lower leg or thigh. If the vein swells,...
Annulus Support (Heart Valve Disease Treatment)
and symptoms, and lab and heart tests. Early treatment can help you avoid complications. Treatment usually involves high-dose antibiotics. If your heart...
Adenosine Stress Test For Heart Disease (Coronary Artery Disease Screening Tests (Cad))
Each year over a million people in the U.S. have a heart attack. About half of them die. Many people have permanent heart damage or die because they don't...
Adenosine (Exercise Stress Test)
In the United States, 1 in 4 women dies from heart disease. The most common cause of heart disease in both men and women is narrowing or blockage of the...
Adenosine Stress Test For Heart Disease (Coronary Artery Disease Screening Tests (Cad))
blood to the heart itself. This is called coronary artery disease, and it happens slowly over time. It's the...
Annulus Support (Heart Valve Disease Treatment)
In the United States, 1 in 4 women dies from heart disease. The most common cause of heart disease in both men and women is narrowing or blockage of the...
Adenosine (Exercise Stress Test)
If you're like most people, you think that heart disease is a problem for others. But heart disease is the number one killer in the U.S. It is also a major...
Adenosine Stress Test For Heart Disease (Coronary Artery Disease Screening Tests (Cad))
blood to the heart itself. This is called coronary artery disease and happens slowly over time. It's the major...
Annulus Support (Heart Valve Disease Treatment)
If you're like most people, you think that heart disease is a problem for others. But heart disease is the number one killer in the U.S. It is also a major...
Adenosine (Exercise Stress Test)
Heart failure is a condition in which the heart can't pump enough blood to meet the body's needs. Heart failure does not mean that your heart has stopped or...
Adenosine (Exercise Stress Test)
Your heart has four valves. Normally, these valves open to let blood flow through or out of your heart, and then shut to keep it from flowing backward. But...
Annulus Support (Heart Valve Disease Treatment)
Heart tests can show if you have a heart valve disease. Some valve problems are minor and do not need treatment. Others might require medicine, medical procedures, or surgery...
Adenosine (Exercise Stress Test)
Blood pressure is the force of your blood pushing against the walls of your arteries. Each time your heart beats, it pumps blood into the arteries. Your blood...
Blood Transfusion
Leukemia is cancer of the white blood cells. White blood cells help your body fight infection. Your blood cells form in your bone marrow. In leukemia, the bone...
Tilt-Table Test
You've probably heard that high blood pressure is a problem. Sometimes blood pressure that is too low can also cause problems. Blood pressure is the force...
Annulus Support (Heart Valve Disease Treatment)
Mitral valve prolapse (MVP) occurs when one of your heart's valves doesn't work properly. The flaps of the valve are "floppy" and don't close tightly. Most people...
Echo (Echocardiogram)
Mitral valve prolapse (MVP) occurs when one of your heart's valves doesn't work properly. The flaps of the valve are "floppy" and don't close tightly. Most people...
Defibrillator (Implantable Cardiac Defibrillator)
An arrhythmia is any disorder of your heart rate or rhythm. It means that your heart beats too quickly, too slowly, or with an irregular pattern. Most arrhythmias...
Heart Lead Extraction
An arrhythmia is any disorder of your heart rate or rhythm. It means that your heart beats too quickly, too slowly, or with an irregular pattern. Most arrhythmias...
Angioplasty (Coronary Angioplasty)
Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) happens when there is a narrowing of the blood vessels outside of your heart. The cause of PAD is atherosclerosis. This happens...
Blood Transfusion
Platelets are little pieces of blood cells. Platelets help wounds heal and prevent bleeding by forming blood clots. Your bone marrow makes platelets. Problems...
Allergy, Skin Test (Skin Test For Allergy)
Shock happens when not enough blood and oxygen can get to your organs and tissues. It causes very low blood pressure and may be life threatening. It often...
Abnormal Liver Enzymes (Liver Blood Tests)
and delayed puberty, and problems with the spleen, liver, heart, or bones. Doctors diagnose thalassemias using blood tests. Treatments include blood transfusions and treatment to remove...
Annulus Support (Heart Valve Disease Treatment)
Varicose veins are swollen, twisted veins that you can see just under the skin. They usually occur in the legs, but also can form in other parts of the body....
Angioplasty (Coronary Angioplasty)
The vascular system is the body's network of blood vessels. It includes the arteries, veins and capillaries that carry blood to and from the heart. Problems...
C-Reactive Protein Test (Crp)
Vasculitis is an inflammation of the blood vessels. It happens when the body's immune system attacks the blood vessel by mistake. It can happen because of an infection,...