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  1. Cardiac Disease In Pregnancy | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Cardiac Disease In Pregnancy, Therefore, women with pre-existing cardiac disease and those who present with cardiac disease during pregnancy require specialist assessment an...

  2. Cardiac Tumours | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Cardiac Tumours, Pericardiotomy or pericardial fenestration may help to relieve symptoms caused by pericardial disease. Cardiac transplantation has been used to treat mal...

  3. Nuclear Cardiology and Other Cardiac Scans | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Nuclear Cardiology and Other Cardiac Scans, Stress perfusion MRI is superior to stress perfusion SPECT in patients with multivessel coronary artery disease. MRI is not as widely used...

  4. Sudden Cardiac Death in Young People | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Sudden Cardiac Death in Young People, Sudden cardiac death (SCD) is an unexpected death due to cardiac causes occurring in a short time period (generally within one hour of the onset sympto...

  5. Cardiac Catheterisation | Condition Leaflet

    Cardiac Catheterisation, What is cardiac catheterisation? A catheter is a thin, flexible, hollow tube. Cardiac catheterisation is a procedure in which a very thin plastic...

  6. Cardiac Transplant | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Cardiac Transplant, Less common indications (1-3% of all cardiac transplants) Congenital heart disease. Valvular heart disease. Infiltrative conditions...

  7. Cardiac Catheterisation | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Cardiac Catheterisation, Cardiac catheterisation with a venous or arterial long-line catheter allows: Injection of radio-opaque dye for angiography. , arrhythmias coronary...

  8. Cardiac Tamponade | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Cardiac Tamponade, Cardiac tamponade is caused by the accumulation of blood, fluid, pus, clots, or gas in the pericardial space, resulting in reduced ventricular filling and subsequent haem...

  9. Cardiac Rehabilitation | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Cardiac Rehabilitation, Although the mechanism by which it occurs is not yet fully understood, cardiac rehabilitation which includes a programme of structured exercise is now generally believ...

  10. Heart in Systemic Disease | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Heart in Systemic Disease, A wide variety of systemic diseases may affect the heart by a number of different mechanisms, including increasing demands on the heart, causing arrhythmias, affe...

  11. Congenital Heart Disease in Adults | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Congenital Heart Disease in Adults, There are also specific problems regarding contraception and cardiac disease in pregnancy. Eisenmenger's syndrome This occurs when a ...

  12. Microvascular Angina (Cardiac Syndrome X) | Condition Leaflet

    Microvascular Angina (Cardiac Syndrome X), Microvascular angina (previously known as cardiac syndrome X (CSX)) is a type of angina. People with CSX have chest pain and there may be ...

  13. Digoxin and the Cardiac Glycosides | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Digoxin and the Cardiac Glycosides, Cardiac glycosides include digoxin, digitoxin, digitalis and ouabain. Of these, only digoxin is in regular use in the UK. , atrial fibrillation ...

  14. Non-diabetic Retinal Vascular Disease | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Non-diabetic Retinal Vascular Disease, There is a ~40% five-year mortality rate, usually from cardiac disease. [ 5 ] Sickle cell retinopathy [ 7 ] Description The ...

  15. Microvascular Angina (Cardiac Syndrome X) | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Microvascular Angina (Cardiac Syndrome X), Synonyms: microvascular angina Microvascular Angina (previously known as Cardiac syndrome X (CSX)) is characterised by angina-like c...

  16. Cardiac Enzymes and Markers for Myocardial Infarction | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Cardiac Enzymes and Markers for Myocardial Infarction, Elevated troponin levels can occur in patients without an ACS and are associated with adverse outcomes in many other clinical situations...

  17. Preventing Cardiovascular Diseases | Condition Leaflet

    Preventing Cardiovascular Diseases, What is cardiovascular disease? Cardiovascular diseases are diseases of the heart (cardiac muscle) or blood vessels ...

  18. Extrasystoles | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Patients with cardiac disease In the presence of significant structural heart disease, frequent ventricular extrasystoles indicate an increased risk of sudden cardiac death, and sp...

  19. Cardiac-type Chest Pain Presenting in Primary Care | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Cardiac-type Chest Pain Presenting in Primary Care, Rapid access chest pain clinics have improved diagnosis of incident angina in those with high risk of cardiovascular disease, but ...

  20. Kawasaki Disease | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Kawasaki Disease, Myocarditis . Cardiac valvular disease. Cardiac dysrhythmia. Heart failure . Acute arthritis . Dehydration in the acute phase of ...