Aortic valve stenosis

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  • Walt Whitman's Poem 'When I Heard The Learn' D Astronomer

    Walt Whitman’s poem, “When I Heard the Learn’d Astronomer,” which is written based on prior experience, presents two different views based around focusing on how people understand certain material. These perspectives are exhibited through a class lecture on astronomy. Whitman wrote this poem based on prior experience. The poem begins with the speaker sitting through an astronomy lecture taught by an astronomer. The lesson focuses on scientific facts and mathematical figures. The information is…

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  • Essay On Aneurysm

    pins and small hooks. The graft helps the aorta gain some strengths and the graft can also stop the aneurysm from growing or rupturing. It is one of the fastest recoveries and has very few complications to it. The patients going under a recovery from aortic aneurysm surgery have been improved since the last 10…

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  • Clinical Reflection

    Clinical Context and Experience On 9/20 and 9/30 I completed my third and forth shift on 7 West at Sharp Memorial Hospital. Although these were not my first shift on the unit they were my first shift with my regular preceptor Elle. The first two shifts I was working with Laura who was my temporary preceptor, while Elle was on vacation. The first night was calm because of low census and the second night it was a bit busier throughout the night. On our first shift together we were the resources…

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  • Essay On Aortic Dissection

    Aortic Dissection Treatments I. The Search Story When I was little, my aunt had open heart surgery to repair an issue in her aorta. Ever since then I have been fascinated with the human heart, especially the aorta. I used to pretend to be a doctor and walk around the house in a white coat. My aunt would tell me about her surgery, and it always kept me at the edge of my seat. When time came to pick our topics, I naturally leaned towards the aorta. However it was too broad to write one paper on.…

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  • Essay On Mittral Valve Prolapse

    not at fault. Mitral valve prolapse is a condition that the cause is still unknown. Scientists believe it may be hereditary and people can be born with it, but never experience any symptoms. Even though mitral valve prolapse is not usually life-threatening, however some people may require treatment and a complete change of lifestyle. Mitral valve prolapse, or MVP, is defined as a valvular heart disorder. Where one or both mitral…

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  • Essay On Mitral Valve

    The mitral valve is the valve that regulates flow from the left atrium of the heart into the left ventricle. This valve is subject to a few different diseases and pathologies that affect its form and function. One of those diseases is mitral valve stenosis which is when the mitral opening between the left atrium and the left ventricle narrows and restricts the blood flow through it. The etiology, pathology and symptoms of mitral valve stenosis are well known and well documented which allows…

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  • Bjork-Shiley Heart Valve Case Study

    Every year, thousands people get heart valve replacements. There are multiple options for replacement valves that can be generalized as either mechanical or biological. One of the mechanical options from the 1970s and 1980s was the Bjork-Shiley valve, which became infamous because of the controversy surrounding its stress fracture failures. These failures resulted the death of about 400 people, causing the valve to be taken off the market. The decisions made leading to this issue must be…

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  • Mitral Valve Prolapse Effect

    Different Effect of Mitral Valve Prolapse History of the Disease One of the most common cardiac abnormalities in the United States is Mitral Valve Prolapse, also known as MVP, which affects about 2-6% of Americans. It is a disorder of the bicuspid valve, which causes backflow of blood from the left ventricle back into the left atrium (Sims & Miracle, 2007). MVP can also be identified as click-murmur syndrome, floppy mitral valve, and Barlow syndrome (Kornusky & Cabrera, 2014). In past studies,…

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  • Nephrectomy: A Case Study

    A 37-year-old primigravida presented at 8 weeks’ gestation with sudden abdominal pain, which lasted for one hour. An initial examination revealed a blood pressure (BP) of 89/54 mmHg with a pulse rate of 82/min. The uterus was of appropriately sized for gestational age without her abdominal muscular defence and the viable foetus was detectable by transvaginal ultrasonography. Her haemoglobin level was 11.2 g/dl. After two hours, her pain progressively worsened and abdominal guarding developed.…

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  • Prosthetic Limb Essay

    Researching for life’s improvements is the goal for every engineer, this explains the countless hours engineers spend inside an office or a laboratory. Although people think of engineers as only creators of lifeless technology, many of biomedical engineers specialized in technology for the living. Meeting between medicine and engineering, biomedical engineers find solutions for medicine and, in some cases, people’s disabilities. These disabilities appear from accidents in the workplace to war…

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