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A man with a murmur and missing heart

An 81 year old man presented with increased lethargy over several months and progressive dyspnoea on exertion. He had no orthopnoea, paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnoea, chest pain, palpitations, or syncope. He had hypertension and glaucoma and was a non-smoker. His regular drugs were aspirin, simvastatin, candesartan, omeprazole, and latanoprost eye drops.  
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almost 5 years ago
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ViosWorks MRI Software Visualizes Blood Flow In and Around Heart (VIDEO) |

At RSNA in Chicago this week GE Healthcare introduced its¬†ViosWorks software for analyzing cardiac MRI scans. Although not yet available for clinical uses,  
medgadget.com
almost 5 years ago
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Anatomy of the Heart

This tutorial explores the gross anatomy of the heart. It covers the chambers, vessels and valves of the heart.  
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almost 5 years ago
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Cancers May Impair Heart Function: More Evidence

Treated and nontreated cancer patients had similarly reduced cardiac strain, which may suggest that "some inflammatory components to the tumor growth affect the heart muscle," say researchers.  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago
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Shingles Linked to Raised Heart Risks for Seniors, Study Finds

TUESDAY, Dec. 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Seniors who develop the painful rash known as shingles appear to face a short-term increase in their risk for having a stroke or  
nwitimes.com
almost 5 years ago
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Cardiac Meds Appear to Protect Heart From Herceptin Damage

Surprising result seen with early breast cancer patients.  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago
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Pathogenic Gut Flora Tied to Heart-Failure Severity

The "leaky-gut" concept isn't new in HF, but research now puts it in a different light by showing it can affect disease severity. In other research: hope for treatments aimed at gut microbiotia.  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago
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Weight loss surgery 'cuts risk' of diabetes and heart attacks - BBC News

Weight-loss surgery can cut a person's risk of diabetes and heart attacks as well as keep fat off, a UK study suggests.  
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almost 5 years ago
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Weight-Loss Surgery 'Cuts Heart Risk'

Having weight-loss surgery can reduce your risk of having a heart attack and developing type 2 diabetes, a study suggests.  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago
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National Dissemination of StrongWomen-Healthy Hearts

An evidence-based community cardiovascular disease prevention program for midlife and older women has been successfully rolled-out in 22 states.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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CDC: Heart-Failure-Related Mortality Increasing Again

Although the overall adjusted death rate declined significantly between 2000 and 2012, the rate is climbing again, say investigators, and is especially high in blacks vs nonblacks and in men vs women.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Risk of Heart Damage Follows Some Childhood Cancer Survivors

Childhood cancer survivors may face an increased risk of heart damage after exposure to certain chemotherapy and radiation treatments, a U.S. analysis suggests.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Heart-Rate Range Could Be a Prognostic Marker in Heart Failure

"Interesting," researchers state, "that ambulatory heart-rate range is simple to derive in all patients within an unselected chronic heart-failure cohort yet robustly predicts adverse outcome."  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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'Athlete's Heart' Develops in Stages in Response to Exercise

Stepwise timing of the heart's structural adaptations, such as increased chamber volume and ventricular wall thickness, will reflect where athletes are in their training, researchers say.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Afib More Likely to Signal Heart Harm in Women Than Men

Thus, "it might be appropriate for clinicians to consider more aggressive treatment of risk factors in women with atrial fibrillation," the researchers advise.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Could Cocoa Flavanols Improve Heart Health?

Dr JoAnn Manson explains why cocoa flavanols may contribute to cardiovascular disease prevention.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Medical Embryology - Development of the Heart - Part Two

Part one covers the very early development of the human heart. We go from the flat trilaminar stage to the looped heart and its five regions. Part two will t...  
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over 4 years ago
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Clinical Anatomy Explained! The Development of Cardinal Veins and the Large Veins

This video goes into how the cardinal veins, a group of embryonic veins, interconnect, rescind, and develop to create the large veins of the body.  
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over 4 years ago
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Cardiovascular System - Heart Embryology

subscribes =) view other video too~  
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over 4 years ago
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Embryology & Heart Video

Covers the very early development of the human heart. We go from the flat trilaminar stage to the looped heart and its five regions. Part two will then take us from this stage to the four-chambered heart we know so well. I hope you enjoy it.  
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over 4 years ago