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Open Heart Surgery - procedure and recovery

Open Heart Surgery - procedure and recovery

What is Open Heart Surgery procedure Open Heart Surgery - any OPERATION in which the surgeon opens the chest to expose the HEART. Open heart surgery is the most common method for CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS GRAFT (CABG), valvuloplasty and heart valve replacement, reconstructive operations to correct congenital heart

Antifungal medications and treatment

Drugs that kill fungi (yeast). Antifungal medications are available for topical or systemic treatment. Some fungal infections require both. Antifungal medications work through various mechanisms to interfere with the ability of fungi to survive or reproduce. Broadspectrum antifungal medications are effective for

Retrobulbar Optic Neuritis - symptoms

Retrobulbar Optic Neuritis - symptoms

Retrobulbar Optic Neuritis - INFLAMMATION of the OPTIC NERVE outside the globe of the EYE, between the eye and the BRAIN. Retrobulbar optic neuritis can result from INFECTION such as MENINGITIS or ENCEPHALITIS, as a consequence of toxic exposure, and as a manifestation of MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS. Symptoms of Retrobulbar

Episiotomy - what is, definition and healing

Episiotomy - what is, definition and healing

What is Episiotomy and Definition Episiotomy is a surgical incision through the tissues of the PERINEUM to extend the opening of the VAGINA during CHILDBIRTH. The most common types of episiotomy are the midline (median) incision, which extends from the vaginal opening toward the ANUS, and the mediolateral incision,

Leukotrienes

Molecules that instigate INFLAMMATION during an IMMUNE RESPONSE. Mast cells secrete leukotrienes in response to stimulation by IMMUNOGLOBULIN E (IgE). Leukotrienes are derived from arachidonic acid, which is the same base source (precursor) as that of PROSTAGLANDINS, the other primary agents of inflammation. The

Aging, Gastrointestinal Changes That Occur With

Aging, Gastrointestinal Changes That Occur With

The organs and structures of the gastrointestinal system undergo numerous changes as an individual grows older. At birth, the infant’s MOUTH supports sucking and swallowing liquid nourishment. With the eruption of TEETH and the elongation of the head, developmental changes that occur in early childhood, the oral

Lifestyle and cardiovascular health

The variables of daily living and the effects they have on the health of the HEART and BLOOD vessels. Health experts estimate that lifestyle modifications alone could eliminate 90 percent or more of acquired CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE (CVD). Given that 60 million Americans currently have at least one form of