News tagged with right ventricle
Researchers have found the first evidence that some athletes who take part in extreme endurance exercise such as marathons, endurance triathlons, alpine cycling or ultra triathlons may incur damage to the right ventricles ...
Cardiology Dec 07, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
UCLA researchers have found that the hormone estrogen may help reverse advanced pulmonary hypertension, a rare and serious condition that affects 2 to 3 million individuals in the U.S., mostly women, and can ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 15, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Two-year-old Owen Stark came to St. Louis Children's Hospital in the summer of 2010 near death from heart failure and dangerously high blood pressure in his lungs.
Other Jun 16, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
The size and pumping ability of the right side of the heart differs by age, gender and race/ethnicity, according to the first large imaging study of the right ventricle.
Cardiology Jun 06, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Thickening of heart's right ventricle could foreshadow heart failure and cardiovascular death in heart-healthy patients
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania report in a new study that thickening of the heart's right ventricle is associated with an increased risk of heart failure ...
Cardiology Sep 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
German scientists have found a way of treating pulmonary arterial hypertension.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 05, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
The clot-busting drug tenecteplase prevents death or circulatory collapse in a subgroup of patients with a blood clot in the lungs and appears to be especially useful in patients younger than 75, according to research presented ...
Cardiology Mar 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The American College of Cardiology and the Heart Rhythm Society, along with key specialty societies, today released appropriate use criteria for implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs) and cardiac resynchronization ...
Cardiology Feb 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
While amyloid imaging may now be most associated with detecting plaques in the brain, it has the potential to change the way cardiac amyloidosis is diagnosed. According to first-of-its-kind research published in the February ...
Medical research Feb 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Unfortunately, newspaper articles about young athletes dying suddenly on the field are not unheard of. Such reports fuel discussions about compulsory screening, for example of young footballers, for heart failure. Research ...
Cardiology Dec 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new study into the causes of leakage in one of the heart's most complex valve structures could lead to improved diagnosis and treatment of the condition.
Other Aug 09, 2011 | not rated yet | 0