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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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Could excess sweating and cold chills relate to my blood preasure problems. I have these sweats nearly every hour and I am extreamly tir...
Is their a difference between Cardiomegaly and Hypertrophic Caridomyopathy? Are Cardiomegaly and Cardiomyopathy interchangable terms? ...
I went to the emergency room with palpitations.. had an ekg, heart monitoring and low blood sugar test ..all was fine. the doctor recomme...
In early September, I underwent a heart cath to rule out any blockages due to several abnormal EKGs since April which had shown ST rhythm...
My 93 year old Mother was diagonised that her heart is starting to shut down. She has a blood clot on the heart, and the top and bottom o...
Hi, I am not sure where to post this so here goes. I was sitting in my car waiting for my son, not having a stressful day at all. All o...
Ok so my grandfather suffered from aortic aneurysm on September 10th which almost took his life, luckily it didn't. We've had a family hi...
If an A-Fibber has obstructive blockages would stenting the blockages make an ablation unnecessary? In other words, would the irregularit...
Dr. I had an ekg done and it shows possible Inferior Infarct , age underetermined. and Boarderline Criteria For Inferior Infract Are no...
What does thickening around the heart mean? I"m a little worried about this. My ekg and my echo was good but my stress test was a littl...
Dr. Stephen Ellis, a Cleveland Clinic interventional cardiologist, will provide answers to your questions about stents, angioplasty, stem...
I have PAC's. Normal EKG and normal echo stress. Normal Holter as well. Is it possible for the premature beats to cause me to cough? The ...
I failed a stress test induced by a drug due to weakness of legs. Why would the doctor want to repeat this test? My blood pressure goes...
Is it typical to have intermittent chest pain for the last two weeks since having my proximal LAD stented (coated stent)? I have resorted...
hello,I am a 22 yr old female and have innappropriate sinus tachycardia. I have had four ablations since being diagnosed. After the last ...
i have had chest pain for 2yrs and my 2 cardiologist can't explain it what could it be. it's their 24/7 and dosen't go away. my medicatio...
I am a 35 year old woman who has a history of early emphysema (I"m a non-smoker) and whose father died suddenly at age 45 of a heart atta...
hello , i am interested to know what the general statistic is for people who have uner gone coarctation repair in early child hood. As ...
Dear Doctor, Can you please explain how prolong period of stress can affect the healt in long term?s Regard Nathan
thanks for your reply but would just like to ask the following questions to clear things up a bit: 1. Is it possible to see clear shu...
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