Caution before pushing sheath, while doing pericardial tapping,

Pericardial tapping can be catastrophe, so it is always better take all precaution while doing pericardial tapping, if aspirated fluid is hemorrhagic than  it becomes difficult rule  out right ventricle is puncture.

In case one is not sure
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Beetroot juice decreases blood pressure

Patients suffering from high blood pressure if they drank Beetroot juice their blood pressure decreased, 8 ounces of beetroot juice reduced 10 mmhg of blood pressure. This study was done in small group of patients who had high blood pressure.

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Prolonged sitting still risk factor for heart attack even with medium regular exercise

Sedentary lifestyle is known risk factor for heart disease. Prolonged sitting is a risk factor for heart disease, this cannot be bitten with regular exercise according to study published in J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013;():. doi:10.1016/j.jacc.2013.03.031.

Total 71,018 Participants of
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Why Red meat is more dangerous

Cholesterol and saturated fat content of lean red meat is not that high, still cardiovascular risk is increased by eating red meat. There could one more factor which must be contributing. An article published in a study in the journal

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QT interval measurement, Which lead to use ?

Prolongation of QT interval is associated with increased incidence of Ventricular tachycardia and fibrillation (Torsedes de pointes). Prolongation of QT interval can occur secondary to electrolyte imbalance, drugs and congenital disease.

QT interval varies from lead to lead in 12
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Brisk walk is as good as running for heart

Asking an adult with a cardiovascular risk to run is near to impossibility as these subjects also have joint problems. Most subjects tend to show good compliance for brisk walking.  A recently published study in Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology

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Male pattern baldness (vertex Baldness) linked to heart attack

Male pattern of baldness increase incidence of coronary artery disease as per article published in BMJ Open this is met analysis of 850 possible studies, 3 cohort studies and 3 case–control studies with 36 990 participants.

Male pattern baldness, also

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Can non emergency PCI be performed in without On-Site Cardiac Surgery facility: MASS COMM study

Emergency PCI in setting of STEMI has shown benfit and success, in this procedure  time is muscle so there is green signal for performance of emergency PCI in hospitals with or without On-Site Cardiac Surgery facility.

Today due to remarkable

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Energy drink may increase blood pressure and cause dangerous rhythm disturbances of heart

In a presentation at Epidemiology and Prevention/Nutrition, Physical Activity and Metabolism 2013 Scientific Sessions (EPI|NPAM 2013) at New Orleans, LA by Dr Sachin Shah (University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA) a alarming results about energy  drink’s effects, on  Read the rest

Dental infection linked to heart attack

Heart attack most commonly occurs by formation of clot over already partial obstructed coronary arteries by atherosclerosis. Clot formation is an acute event where as atherosclerosis is chronic process. Blood do not form clot if blood vessel is smoothly lined
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