In normal heart both sides of circulation are separated and there is no mixing of blood between left heart and right heart. In some patients at birth there is defect in heart either at level of atria’s or ventricles… Read the rest
Hypertension is illness, which more often needs drug therapy throughout life. Most patients do not like to take drugs for hypertension. If blood pressure is not controlled then complication secondary to hypertension are very high.
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What is blood pressure expression like 140/90 mmhg meaning?
Blood pressure reaches maximum during end of systole and reaches minimum at end of diastole. This what is expressed in blood pressure recordings as two readings i.e., 140/90 mmhg where 140… Read the rest
Increased Cholesterol is important risk factor for heart attack. Cholesterol reduction is associated with positive impact in prevention of heart attack
Total Cholesterol is divided into HDL Cholesterol (good cholesterol) and non HDL cholesterol (bad cholesterol)
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During normal pregnancy, there is fall in blood pressure towards 13th to 14th weeks of pregnancy,towards 32 weeks of pregnancy again Blood pressure normalizes
Approximately 10% of first pregnancy is complicated by hypertension, preecplasia are common in first pregnancy
Surgery for valvular (Mitral valve, Aortic valve) heart disease in young female’s poses a different set of problems. As some patients who under surgery for cardiac valve need valve replacement, this replacement is either mechanical of bioprosthetic valves
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.Mitral valve anatomy
Mitral valve consist of leaflets , chordae, papillary muscles, and annulus
Leaflets :- These are shutters of valve
Chordae: – These are attachments between leaflets and papillary muscle and they restrict movement of leaflets in to atrium… Read the rest