Cardiac Diseases

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MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION

Myocardial infarction occurs from prolonged myocardial ischaemia associated in most cases with coronary thrombosis at the site of atherosclerotic…

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ANGINA PECTORIS

(Angina of Effort, Heberden's Angina) The word 'angina' means I cry.' Angina pectoris is used to denote cardiac pain…

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ISCHAEMIC HEART DISEASE

CORNARY CIRCULATION There are two coronary arteries, right and left, both of them arise from the coronary ostium which…

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ENDOCARDITIS

DEFINITON OF ENDOCARDITIS It is the inflammation of the endocardium chiefly involving the valve structure. TYPES OF ENDOCARDITIS It…

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CHRONIC ADHESIVE PERICARDITIS

This condition occurs following an attack of fibrinous pericarditis leading to adhesion between the two layers of pericardium and…

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CHRONIC CONSTRICTIVE PERICARDITIS

(Pick's Disease) AETIOLOGY OF CHRONIC CONSTRICTIVE PERICARDITIS It usually results from tuberculosis. Pyogenic, viral infection, Radiation, cardiac surgery and…

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PERICARDIAL EFFUSION

Common cause of Pericardial Effusion : Tuberculosis CLINICAL FEATURES:PERICARDIAL EFFUSION SYMPTOMS: Heaviness of the precordium. Pain over the precordium…

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ACUTE DRY PERICARDITIS

Common cause of Acute Dry Pericarditis: viral infection CLINICAL FEATURES: Onset is acute. SYMPTOMS: Pain: Three types of pain…

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PERICARDITIS

DEFINATION Inflammation of both the layers of pericardium..... Types: . Acute (less than 6 weeks duration) Dry. With effusion.…

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AORTIC INCOMPETENCE

Aortic incompetence may result from dilatation of the aortic ring.Damage of the value cusp or loss or support of…

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