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Cardiac ablation is a procedure that works by scarring or destroying tissue in your heart that triggers or sustains an abnormal heart rhythm.
Atrial fibrillation is an irregular heartbeat, also called an arrhythmia, that can increase your risk of heart failure, stroke, blood clots and other heart conditions.
Patients that have experienced a heart attack need a very specialized and carefully monitored exercise rehabilitation program, along with close monitoring of medications.
Congestive Heart Failure
Heart failure is when the heart muscle cannot pump blood through the body well enough to provide adequate blood and oxygen to the body.
Inherited heart rhythm conditions can affect the electrical signals and sometimes muscle function of the heart.
A heart attack happens when muscle tissue in the heart is denied the flow of oxygen-rich blood due to a blocked artery. It is considered a medical emergency.
High cholesterol, smoking, obesity and lack of physical activity are risk factors for heart disease. Heart disease can be prevented.
Cardiothoracic surgery involves the surgical treatment of organs inside the thorax (chest), including conditions of the heart and lungs.
Dr Charles Dussault, MD, MPh, FRCPC, cardiologue, parle de la fibrillation auriculaire et de la prévention des AVC.
Neurology of a Stroke
A neurologist is a medical doctor who has taken specialty training in the diagnosis and treatment of nervous system disorders including stroke.
A healthy heart can be impacted by diet and nutrition. Watching your intake of LDL cholesterol and sodium can be important.
Obesity is a chronic and often progressive condition, similar to diabetes or high blood pressure. Obesity is characterized by excess body fat that can threaten or affect your health.
A pacemaker is a small device that's placed in the chest or abdomen to help control abnormal heart rhythms.
Patients that have experienced a heart attack can benefit from a rehabilitation program that incorporates exercises patients can do at home.
Sleep apnea is a potentially serious sleep disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops and starts. If you snore loudly and feel tired even after a full night's sleep, you might have sleep apnea.
There are a variety of smoking cessation tools including prescription drugs and nicotine replacement aids.
A stent is a small wire mesh tube that is placed into an artery of the heart when narrowing takes place due to plaque build up.
A stroke can lead to a sudden diminution or loss of consciousness, sensation, and voluntary motion caused by rupture or obstruction (by a clot) of a blood vessel of the brain.
Sudden death is actually quite common. Thirty thousand Canadians die suddenly every year, and 90 percent of people who collapse and die can’t be saved. A patient suddenly drops to the floor and the heart rhythm increases – often up to 200 or 300 beats a minute.
अलिंद विकम्पन से पीडि़त मरीजों को स्ट्रोक से बचाव
Dr. Milan Gupta, MD, FRCP, हृदय रोग विशेषज्ञ द्वारा अलिंद विकम्पन से पीडि़त मरीजों को स्ट्रोक से बचाव के बारे में सलाह।
周醫生， 醫學博士，外科學碩士，理學碩士，加拿大皇家醫學院院）、心脏病专家，讨论房颤患者预防中风。Dr Chi-Ming Chow, MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACC, FASE, Toronto, Ontario
周医生, 医学博士，外科学硕士， 理学硕士，加拿大皇家医学院院士, 心脏科医生, 討論房顫患者預防中風。