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Interventional Cardiology Forum
Questions in the Interventional Cardiology forum are answered by medical professionals affiliated with the Truman Medical Center. Topics covered include acute coronary syndrome, angina , atrial fibrillation , cardiac catheterization , cardiomyopathy , drug abuse & cardiac disease, echocardiography , heart failure , hypertension & heart disease , lipid management , minorities and heart disease, peripheral vascular disease prevention, valvular heart disease , women’s heart health, and the warning signs of a heart attack.
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My 64 year old wife just underwent angioplasty for a 95% artery block and has been diagnosed with Angina . The surgeon placed a drug coa...
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I am a 60 yr. old female. I have hypertension, psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis, sleep apnea, reflux, hyperlipidemia and obesity. I am c...
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I was 46 (now 48), female, when i had a heart attack, 97% blockage, triple bypass. I am type 2 diabetic also. I go to the cardiologist/c...
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I am experiencing a strange sensation of vibrations (like a cell phone on vibrate mode) in my lower left abdominal or deep inguinal or de...
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Last week I felt upper chest (inch below my adams apple) pressure. It wasn't debilitating, but it's something I hadn't felt before and wa...
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I have heart disease and I have ICD,3 leads.This may sound like a dumb question,but can ALZHEIMER interfere how the brain function alon...
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Within the last 2 years I have measured several times my cholesterol (in Switzerland) and they were always on the higher side... They we...
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I am 58 and have had a pacemaker for 22 years. The first one was removed after 8 years and I have had the present one for 14 years. I su...
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Is prolapse the same as mvps because i have been experiencing all the symptoms of mvps?i was diagnose with prolapse last year my MD gave ...
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Dear Sir or Madam Doctor, I had my Mitral Valve repaired 08-26-2002 by Hartzell Schaff M.D. I pre-medicate before my dental appointments...
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I should add that I am also on Advair 250/50, two puffs a day. One final question: Why would the diagnosis have been CHF rather than a my...
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Dear doctors, Thank you for giving your time in this forum. In March 2007 I drove myself to the emergency room because of shortness of b...
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Dear Sir I am 26 years old female. I have been in the banking profession for the last 4 years whereby my job involves alot of stress. ...
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My daughter has a brain tumor (mutated meningioma) located in the jugular foramen, temporal, posterior fossa and affecting the 4th thru 1...
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What is the relationship between obstructive sleep apnea and inferior ischemia and unexplained tachycardia? Can one be the sign, symptom...
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Hi, I am a female in her mid 40's. I will be going to the hospital on the advice of my doctor to get an MRI. A CT scan yesterday sh...
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Hi again, thanks for all the feedback. Just to let you know that I am 5' and 128lbs. Had just started to get back to weight lifting and w...
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I am a 43 year old female. Recently had a stent implanted into my mid LAD the report says it was a high grade lesion. LAD was 99% block...
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Hi, I am a 29yr old 4th year medical student from the UK. About 6yrs ago I quit smoking with the aid of nicotine patches. During the p...
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I have been diagnosed with several endocrine disorders this year. I have stopped medication for diabetes as I have started experiencing ...
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