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    Cardiac remodeling or Ventricular remodeling surgery- Human heart is known to be the most important and continuously working organ in the human body which is constantly pumping purified blood in the different parts of the body through some specified patterns and along with that impure blood is being collected from the various parts and is sent to the heart for purification. Once after the purification the purified blood is sent to the lungs for oxygenation i.e. for mixing the blood with oxygen and then that oxygenated blood is sent back to the heart again and then that blood from the heart is sent to all the parts of the body. Human heart is the one who makes sure that constantly and consistently blood is being pumped to all the parts of the body and this heart is made up of a total of four chambers viz. right auricle, right ventricle, left auricle and left ventricle.…

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    Overconfident doctors often rely on their skills and ability alone. Gawande believes relying on one's ability alone is not always the best. For example, in a study, a group of Harvard Business School researchers followed and examined eighteen cardiac surgeons and their teams as they learned new techniques to help minimize invasive cardiac surgery. The surgery was supposed to take about three to six hours on average; however, some teams took three times more than the average on the same surgery.…

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    Aortic Valve Stenosis

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    There are not any medications that will cure this disorder (“Aortic Valve Stenosis”). Sometimes a blood thinner is given so the blood will flow through the valve easier. Most of the time to cure it, the doctor will replace the valve or repair it during surgery. One type of replacement is a mechanical valve. This is a long-lasting valve made of durable materials. When a human or animal donor tissue is used to repair the valve it is called a tissue valve repair or replacement. Sometimes a…

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    a typical nurse in the sense that “most NPs choose a specialty area such as adult, family, or pediatric health care” (Black, 2014, p. 18). Also, her certification was through ANCC, the largest certification body among nurses (p. 145). Karen Paker is a 41 year-old Cardiovascular Critical Care Nurse in San Diego. According to Munro and Savel (2015), “specializing in one of the most sought after nursing specialties” (p. 372) makes Karen more than your average nurse. She has been practicing for over…

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    for having so much self-pity for Ethan as he is such a positive and happy person. Fast forward a year and a half and Ethan is visiting the doctor for a post op checkup. Ethan is now two years old and is about to be diagnosed again with right branch bundle, which was caused during an open-heart surgery. Then Ethan didn’t end up having anymore major issues or diagnosis’ until he was in 7th grade. In 7th grade Ethan was at the doctor for his regular scheduled checkup when he was diagnosed with…

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    Memorial Hospital has proposed to add open-hearth surgery to their cardiac services. They would have to consider getting a certificate of need, costs of renovation and staffing. The latter may include the hiring of Dr. R.S. Christy who has been part of the hospital staff for some time and was popular among the staff and patients. He is about to complete his fellowship and will have to make a career choice before soon. The board would like to make Dr. Christy the first cardiovascular surgeon.…

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    My Michigan Hero Essay

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    My dad, my hero was strong in the army and strong during many surgeries. During being sick so many times he still pulls through and is always there for my family and I. And because of that he honestly inspires me to be a stronger and better person everyday. My dad may not wear a cape or be able to fly but that doesn't matter, because he's a hero in my eyes and way cooler than super or bat man! Thank you dad for being there through life's ups and downs and teaching me to be strong and faithful in…

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    The basic function of the human heart is to circulate blood around the body. It functions with the right ventricle, which pumps blood to the lungs, and the left ventricle, which pumps oxygenated blood throughout the whole body. Some children are born with a single ventricle defect, which means that they only have one ventricle working. There are three types of medical deficiencies attributed to a single ventricle defect: Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS), Pulmonary Atresia/Intact…

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    This Friday at the cardiac catheterization lab I did a bunch of different tasks, some that I have done before, and some that I have never done before, but was definitely excited to do. Whenever I first arrive at the cardiac catheterization office there are normally complete patient files off to the side that needs to be filed away in the large filing cabinet with all complete patient file from this year (and it is surprisingly filling up very quickly). Once I walked in I saw that there were…

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    will be directed to the Fontan circulation (except the coronary sinus which continues to drain into the right atrium and when the Fontan is circuit is fenestrated) bypassing the heart [31]. Many investigators believe that routine pre-Fontan cardiac catheterization is mandatory step to assess the single ventricle hemodynamic…

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