Cardiac Diseases

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ADVANCED CARDIAC LIFE SUPPORT

This is absolutely fruitless without basic CPR. THE TEAM LEADER There should be one leader to give proper direction…

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BASIC CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION

Shake the patient and try to rouse him by calling. Call out for help and next turn the patient,…

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CARDIAC TUMOUR

Primary tumours of heart may occur but they are extremely rare. Secondary tumours are relatively common. Of different primary tumours…

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TAKAYASU’S DISEASE

TAKAYASU'S DISEASE (Pulseless Disease) TAKAYASU'S DISEASE....It is a non-specific arteritis involving the aortic arch and peripheral vessels of young females…

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PERIPHERAL VASCULAR DISEASES

CAUSES OF PERIPHERAL VASCULAR DISEASES Atherosclerosis-commonest. Thromboangitis obliterans. Collagen diseases. Syphilis. Non-specific arteritis. CLINICAL FEATURES Age: Above 40 years. Sex:…

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AORTA DISSECTING ANEURYSM

CAUSES OF AORTA DISSECTING ANEURYSM This is seen in cases of Marfan's syndrome, pregnancy, hypertension, atherosclerosis, coarctation of the…

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AORTA ANEURYSM

DEFINITION OF AORTA ANEURYSM It is a permanent localized dilatation of the aorta due to destruction of its wall.…

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CARDIOMYOPATHY

These are diseases where cardiac enlargement occurs without any known cause. There is absence of ischaemic, hypertensive, rheumatic, syphilitic…

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RIGHT VENTRICULAR FAILURE

It is a condition characterized by inability of the right ventricle to propel blood forwards resulting in engorgement of…

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LEFT VENTRICULAR FAILURE

DEFINITION OF LEFT VENTRICULAR FAILURE It is the failure of the left ventricle to propel blood forwards resulting in accumulation…

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