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    CARDIOLOGY CLINIC CONSULT Patient Name: Murray R. Abbell Patient ID: 001987 DOB: 01/15/2014 AGE: 87 SEX: M Consultant: Dr. J.K. McLain‚ Cardiology Requesting Physician: Martha C. Eden‚ MD‚ Geriatrics Date of Consult: 17 September Reason for Consult: Emphysema and congestive heart failure. HISTORY: This 87 year old Caucasian male patient‚ has been diagnosed as having emphysema and congestive heart failure. He is referred for cardiac evaluation and 2-D echo. In January

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    CARDIO Tendon xanthomata: deposition of yellowish cholesterol rich material in the tendons‚ asociared with hyperlipidaemia. Eg on knuckles Xanthelasma: cholesterol deposits around the eyes. Corneal Arcus: deposition of cholesterol/lipid in the cornea. CRP : acute phase of protein produced predominantly by the liver in response to inflammatory cytokines Chest Pain on Xray: evidence of another cause of chest pain such as air in the mediastinum (oesophageal rupture) or aortic dissection

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    The History of Invasive and Interventional Cardiology: A Revolution in Medicine that Changed the Hearts of Many America has come a long way since improvements in medical technology and treatment have been made. As time has progressed‚ modern medicine has continued to shape America and its medicinal practices‚ moving it towards becoming a much more medically advanced nation. Ranging from the birth of catheterization to the Interventional Era of Development of surgeries‚ drugs‚ imaging‚ and care

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    Cardiology is mainly perceived as a study of the functions and disorders of the heart. However‚ it is really much more than that. Since 13‚000 B.C. medicine has been a thriving area of study. Even more specifically than that‚ the heart has been a thriving area of study. As a result of the heart being the organ that keeps one alive‚ numerous physicians from the past and the present strived to decipher the heart. Since the heart has yet to be completely figured out‚ cardiology proves to be a promising

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    Acute coronary syndromes (ACS) * ACS = life threatening conditions that are continuum ranging from unstable angina to large AMI * All have common underlying pathology: * Plaque rupture * Thrombosis * Inflammation Pathogenesis: * Majority result from disruption of atherosclerotic plaque platelet aggregation intracoronary thrombus formation * Thrombus transforms region of plaque narrowing severe or complete occlusion marked imbalance between O2 supply

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    Invasive cardiology deals with working on the heart. They deal with a lot of heart attack and I learned that the intensive cardiologists can fix a heart attack within fifteen minutes and can save a life. Heart attacks are the number one cause of death in America and invasive cardio is changing that. When I was two I had ventricular septal defect and I had to have open heart surgery. Invasive cardio can fix murmurs in people by going up either the arm or leg and there will be no scar from where the

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    Each of the sources above gives different aspects of cardiology discourse community that would help to create a healthy lifestyle to the patients‚ who are experiencing or suffering from different kinds of heart diseases. The interview that has been conducted with Dr. Besma Mikhail gives an overview of how it feels for being doctor in the community. It focuses on the emotional aspect of the medical discourse community. Also‚ it clarifies the challenges‚ and the amount of work needed to achieve this

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    MSc in Cardiology 2010-2011-CVSM 5001 Basic Cardiology (28 Dec 2010) Objectives of this Lecture Termination of Pregnancy: Ethical and Practical Consideration Tam‚ Wing Hung Associate Professor Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology CUHK 1. Importance of pre‐conceptional counselling for patients with cardiac disease 2. Conditions for TOP 3. Legal aspect of TOP 4. Methods of TOP 5. Risk of TOP: specific to cardiac patient 6. An example of cardiomyopathy Physiological Changes • Increase in the intravascular volume

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    DEATH SUMMARY Patient Name: Putul Barua Patient ID: 135799 Room: CCU4 Date of Admission: 01/07/2013 Date of Death: 01/15/2013 at 00:41 hours. Admitting Physician: Simon Williams‚ MD Pulmonology Consultants: J.K. McClain‚ MD Cardiology. Trevor Jordan‚ MD Nephrology This 42 year old gentleman was admitted on January 7th‚ and expired on January 15. He was admitted with progressive tachycardia‚ hemoptysis and dyspnea. Please see his admission history and physical exam for details.

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    Classification of atrial fibrillation begins with differentiating a first detectable episode‚ irrespective of whether it is symptomatic or self-limited. Published guideline from an America College of Cardiology (ACC)‚ America Heart Association (AHA) and European Society of Cardiology (ESC) recommend classification of AF into the following 3 patterns; Paroxysmal AF - Paroxysmal AF – Episodes of AF that terminate spontaneously within 7 days‚ Persistent AF - Episodes of AF that last more than 7 days

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