Jugular Venous Pressure, Animation

Jugular Venous Pressure, Animation

Jugular venous pressure, JVP, also known as jugular venous pulse, is the pressure within the jugular vein. Because the right internal jugular vein communicates directly with the right atrium via the superior vena cava, JVP essentially reflects the central venous pressure; and its cyclic changes with each heartbeat accurately mirror the dynamics of blood flow […]

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Fetal Cardiac Intervention – Lorenzo’s Story

Fetal Cardiac Intervention – Lorenzo’s Story

We had our 20 week ultrasound. All of the blood wasn’t flowing the correct way out of the heart. We had to have some discussions that no parent wants to have. Should we not do the procedure? Should we let him be born? They said your son qualifies for this intervention. Though some people are […]

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Preventing Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Preventing Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Heart attacks come on slowly. Cardiac arrest kills suddenly, something we learned recently from James Gandolfini’s death. So we bring you the bottom line on what everyone should know about cardiac arrest. Hi, I’m Pilar Gerasimo with a Bottom Line Expert report on sudden cardiac arrest. I’m here with Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum, the director of […]

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Comprehensive Cardiology – Nuclear Stress Test

[Title] Comprehensive Cardiology Nuclear Stress Test … I’m Dr. Shwan Jalal, Memorial Cardiologist. When an EKG stress test does not provide enough information to diagnose heart disease. A nuclear stress test goes a step further. A radioactive substance injected into the blood, goes to the heart and is visible in a scan. We take two […]

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“Cardiac Rehab” featuring St. Elizabeth Cardiologists

“Cardiac Rehab” featuring St. Elizabeth Cardiologists

So, cardiac rehab is a multidisciplinary process where patients that have had heart attacks or patients that have had bypass surgery go through a supervised exercise program that helps patients recover back to their baseline. There’s a lot of research available suggesting that it may keep them out of the hospital. It may also reduce […]

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Check-Up: What Does Cardiac Rehab Involve? (Brett Hoseth, PA)

Check-Up: What Does Cardiac Rehab Involve? (Brett Hoseth, PA)

So, cardiac rehab involves patients who’ve had a coronary event, either a heart attack or coronary stent placement or even bypass surgery. Where they are supervised exercise, usually three-days a week for about an hour. There is an exercise physiologist there that supervises their testing and gives them guidelines and prescriptions for exercise once they […]

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Congenital Heart Disease – Wyatt’s Story

Congenital Heart Disease – Wyatt’s Story

>>Look. My broken heart.>>We went to our 20-week ultrasound, and she immediately knew that he had a congenital heart condition, Tetralogy of Fallot. It all happened so fast, that we didn’t even know what to think. Look how small you are. We wanted to have the support of family around us, and we also heard […]

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