Cardiology

Decent Essays
Improved Essays
Superior Essays
Great Essays
Brilliant Essays
    Page 1 of 50 - About 500 Essays
  • Superior Essays

    Interventional cardiology is a relatively new field in medicine. The doctors within this field treat heart diseases through minimally invasive procedures through the use of catheters, stents, and balloons. Catheter are thin tube made up of several types of material depending on how it will be used. A stent on the other hand is a tube composed of metal that can remain within the body to keep a blood vessel open. Interventional cardiology is said to be first discovered by Andreas Gruentzig in 1977 when he widened part of an abnormally narrowed, a condition called stenosis, left anterior descending artery through the use of a balloon catheter.3 Previously any treatment of the heart required open heart surgery which put the patient in high risk…

    • 1080 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Superior Essays
  • Improved Essays

    the days of plain old balloon angioplasty by Andreas Gruntzig in 1977 the field of Interventional Cardiology has evolved to current era of transcatheter aortic valve implantation, revascularization of coronary chronic total occlusions and bioabsorbable vascular scaffolds. Despite the advances, one thing that hasn’t changed is number one cause of death, i.e. Cardiovascular disease. It still remains a challenge that has driven me to continue to learn pathophysiology and management of…

    • 414 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Improved Essays

    Cardiology

    • 403 Words
    • 2 Pages

    college, and for cardiologist, that is more that slightly true. Cardiology, the study of the heart, is a broad, yet specific, field of study. One could deal with heart problems in general, such as heart palms and plaque, or one could delve deeper in to subcategories such as implants and echocardiography, tracking heartbeats through sound waves. However, before even acquiring a job, cardiologist must go through 2 years of hands on training through clinical rotations and specialty training. Only…

    • 403 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Improved Essays

    India, I soon came to realize the effectiveness and importance of the simple EKG. When the patients arrived in distress, a quick and accurate interpretation of the clinical picture including the EKG was essential to initiate early life-saving maneuvers, cardiopulmonary resuscitation and stabilization prior to transfer to the tertiary referral center. I spent hours researching on effective cardiac resuscitation techniques and came to regard cardiology as the most prestigious and noble profession.…

    • 618 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Decent Essays

    Cardiology Research Paper

    • 278 Words
    • 2 Pages

    What is Cardiology?Cardiology is the branch of medicine that deals with diseases and abnormalities of the heart.What can this type a doctor do?.They can help people with heart disease,blood vessel,and other thing that affect the heart and blood vessels.To be a Cardiologist you need four years of medical school as well three years of internal medicene traning.Finally,one must compleate three more years of what is called specialized traning and private practices and universities.Other requirements…

    • 278 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Decent Essays
  • Improved Essays

    high school. The twelve years included four years of an undergraduate degree, four years of medical school and eight years at his residency, when the minimum is three years. He spent so much time in his residency learning everything there was about the heart, specializing in four different areas. Each of these specialties required a board exam to receive his licensing and certification to work in these fields. In addition to taking the cardiology board exam and the heart failure and intervention…

    • 944 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Improved Essays

    Primary Angioplasty Essay

    • 501 Words
    • 3 Pages

    importance of primary angioplasty A heart attack, if not done within the golden period, weakens the hearts affecting the quality of life of an individual and often the family, making the drive to do a primary angioplasty all the more intense. Primary Angioplasty (PAMI) is the best form of therapy for an acute STEMI; world over. The success rate of primary angioplasty is more than 95 percent when performed by experienced doctors in a hospital that can provide integrated expertise at short…

    • 501 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Improved Essays

    hospital’s services were consolidated. CMH is a modern well-equipped facility that included several educational affiliations, which included a unique teaching arrangement with Duke University Medical Center. The CMH-Duke program began in 1968 with Duke faculty members leading training sessions aimed at improving medical expertise, technological advancements and new skills while maintaining sophisticated patient care. The new program would include a suite for open-heart surgery; this could lead…

    • 814 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Improved Essays

    I became eager to learn more about cardiology, so I applied for an internship position in Dr. David J. Sahn’s cardiac research laboratory at OHSU. Through this internship, I learned how to build heart models of different cardiovascular diseases. I was intrigued when I modeled the disease I had when I was four. With the help of models and imaging technologies, I learned more about the disease. Compared to any summer, that summer I spent at OHSU was truly memorable. Research was not the only…

    • 576 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Improved Essays

    the store without a prescription, but it is important to treat it as soon as you can because it can blister and then you will need to get some antibiotics to treat it. When it comes to Hand-Foot-Mouth Disease there really is not any type of treatment, but there are things you can use to relive some of the pain and discomfort like pain medication and some kind of mouth wash that numbs the pain for the sores in the mouth. The most important thing in both of the diseases is that you have to make…

    • 831 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Previous
    Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 50