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Endocarditis Surgery 1

Endocarditis Surgery

Endocarditis is the infection that affects the heart valves or any structure within it (valve prostheses, pacemaker cables or defibrillators, and other catheters).

Each year, 3-4 new cases are detected per 100,000 inhabitants. Their frequency increases with age so that in individuals aged 70-80 the incidence reaches 15 cases per 100,000 inhabitants. Read more

Heart Tumors 2

Heart Tumors

Heart Tumors are generally very rare, and not all require surgical treatment. The most frequent tumors are metastases of cancer elsewhere in the body. They are 20 to 40 times more frequent than those originating in the heart. The most frequent are metastases of breast or lung cancer, followed by that of lymphomas, melanomas, and sarcomas.

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9 Common Heart Surgeries 3

9 Common Heart Surgeries

1: Transmyocardial Laser Revascularization (TMR) – This procedure is usually performed to treat angina when no other treatments work. A small incision is done in the chest to expose the heart muscle, and a high-energy laser is used to make one millimeter wide channels inside the heart. The outer areas of the channels are closed, but the inner ones remain open to improve blood flow. It isn’t fully understood how TMR works, but there is evidence this surgery helps the heart grow tiny new blood vessels, which relieve angina.

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Definition of Cardiovascular Surgery 4

Definition of Cardiovascular Surgery

The cardiovascular surgery (CCV) is a branch of medicine that deals with the diseases and disorders of the cardiovascular system requiring surgical therapy. It aims to solve or improve those cardiac pathologies that are not treatable with drugs or with minor interventions such as catheterization. The goal or goal is to reduce the magnitude of heart disease and optimize the quality of life of the patient.

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Endocarditis Surgery 5

Endocarditis Surgery

Endocarditis is the infection that affects the heart valves or any structure within it (valve prostheses, pacemaker cables …

Heart Tumors 6

Heart Tumors

The most frequent tumors are metastases of cancer elsewhere in the body. They are 20 to 40 times more frequent than those …

9 Common Heart Surgeries 7

9 Common Heart Surgeries

This procedure is usually performed to treat angina when no other treatments work. A small incision is done in the chest …