Persistent Eustachian Valve Causing Severe Cyanosis in Atrial Septal Defect with Normal Right Heart Pressures
- ARTERIOLAR DISEASE OF THE HEART. Jacobson, Sheldon A.; Rankin, Thomas J. // Angiology;Dec1950, Vol. 1 Issue 6, p474
Describes a case of arteriolar disease of the heart without significant involvement of larger coronary arteries. Potential of arteriolar disease of the heart to be more benign than coronary arteriosclerosis; Reference to several cases of myocardial arteriosclerosis; Incidence of arteriosclerosis...
- Measuring cholesterol levels. Pottle, Alison // Nursing Standard;7/25/2007, Vol. 21 Issue 46, p42
The measurement and management of cholesterol levels are essential to reduce the risk of developing heart disease. Nursing staff play a key role in the detection and treatment of high cholesterol levels and the promotion of good nutritional health. This article focuses on the process of and...
- Legacy. Gratch, Michael // Fort Worth Business Press;1/30/2006, Vol. 19 Issue 5, special section p4
Presents information on a medical procedure called Enhanced External Counter Pulsation. Effectiveness of the procedure in reversing the effects of heart disease; Details of the procedure; Commitment of Legacy Heart Care to fight against the conditions associated with heart disease.
- IMAGES IN CARDIOLOGY: Arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy. John, A. S.; Mohiaddin, R. H.; Sheppard, M. N. // Heart;Sep2004, Vol. 90 Issue 9, p1102
Images of a previously fit 24 year old man, who was found struggling for breath, are given in the article . He collapsed and died. He had no significant past medical history, and there was no family history of sudden death. Panel B shows a macroscopic short axis slice of the heart, where yellow...
- Citations and Clinicians' Notes: Viability. // Current Medical Literature: Cardiology;2003, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p115
Comments on several articles focusing on cardiovascular viability, compiled as of October 2003. Detection of scarred and viable myocardium using a new magnetic resonance imaging technique; Myocardial viability in chronic ischemic heart disease.
- Kidney disease predicted by cardiovascular risk factors. // Nursing Standard;4/28/2004, Vol. 18 Issue 33, p10
Discusses a research on the association of cardiovascular disease risk factors and the development of kidney disease. Reference to a study by C. Fox et al published in the 2004 issue of the "American Medical Association".
- Key issues in setting up and running a nurse-led cardiology clinic. Hatchett, Richard // Nursing Standard;12/14/2005, Vol. 20 Issue 14-16, p49
This article discusses the key issues involved in setting up and running an effective nurse-led cardiology clinic. These include: developing clear aims and objectives for the service, techniques to reduce resistance from colleagues who are affected by the change in service provision,...
- Cardiology and Angiology. Samuels, Saul S. // Angiology;Dec1953, Vol. 4 Issue 6, p532
Discusses the difference between angiology and cardiology. Distinct characteristics of angiology; Assertion on the vast area covered by cardiology; Citation of sub-specialties in angiology.
- Do not resuscitate: reflections on an ethical dilemma. Jones, Jeannie // Nursing Standard;7/25/2007, Vol. 21 Issue 46, p35
This is a reflective account of an ethical dilemma encountered while on placement on a cardiology ward. Reflection is a process which allows practitioners to reveal and expose thoughts, behaviours and feelings that are present at a particular time. All reflective models are based on the...