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Cardiac (Definition)

Cardiac translates literally to "heart, " and any place the term is seen, such ...Read more


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What is the difference between cardiac arrest and cardiac distress?

What is the difference between cardiac arrest and cardiac distress?

Arrest vs distress: Distress means you're in trouble. Cardiac arrest means you're dead. You might get out of distress without help, not so arrest. ...Read more

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Looking for a cardiac electrophysiologist that understands p.O.T.S in the cleveland oh area, hard to find. . . Any advice.

Looking for a cardiac electrophysiologist that understands p.O.T.S in the cleveland oh area, hard to find. . . Any advice.

Many: You have incredible cardiology resources in the cleveland area. People travel from all over to get their cardiology care there. Ask your doc for a referral. ...Read more

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What is cardiac insufficiency?

What is cardiac insufficiency?

Vague: This is a vague term which is not typical nomenclature. I assume its referring to a pt with a weak heart called a cardiomyopathy. The pumping function is impaired and thus " insufficient " to meet the bodies needs. Pts like this are prone to episode of cogestive heart failure. ...Read more

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Im 9.4 weeks. U/S report says Growth is good but no cardiac activity. Is there any chance of activity starting late..

Im 9.4 weeks. U/S report says Growth is good but no cardiac activity. Is there any chance of activity starting late..

Follow up ultrasound: Usually cardiac activity start at 8 weeks, but sometimes there is miscalculation. Do a followup ultrasound after a week. ...Read more

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What is cardiac rehab?

A heart program: It is a medically supervised program for patients after cardiac surgery or angioplasty that has been shown to increase survival and improve strength and confidence. Make sure you ask your doctor about this if you recently had cardiac surgery or procedures! ...Read more

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What is cardiac pacing?

What is  cardiac pacing?

Maintains heart rate: The normal heart rate is roughly between 60 to 100 beats per minute. For some, there is difficulty in maintaining adequate heart rates for a variety of reasons. In these patients especially the symptomatic ones, a cardiac pacemaker may have to be implanted. ...Read more

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Cardiac circulation is ?

Cardiac circulation is ?

Blood flow: Cardiac circulation refers to the blood flow supplying the heart. ...Read more

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What is cardiac rehab like?

What is cardiac rehab like?

Exercise/education: Cardiac rehab is a supervised exercise program of gradually increasing intensity. Patients who have had a heart attack, coronary angioplasty or coronary artery bypass surgery are encouraged to enroll in these programs. Most insurances cover these programs because of their ability to speed recovery and decrease recurrent disease. ...Read more

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