Modern pacemakers remove the limitations of the past in cardiac patients

Katherine Trujillo Useche Latin Agency for News of Medicine and Public Health The pacemaker is a small, battery-operated device that senses when the heart is beating irregularly or slowly. It sends a signal to the heart, which makes it beat at the correct rate. Newer pacemakers weigh just 1 ounce (28 grams). Most pacemakers have … Read more

Cardiac rehabilitation has a positive effect on life expectancy for heart patients

Study shows that cardiac rehabilitation for many heartandoeningand has an effect at any age It makes sense for all cardiovascular patients to follow a cardiac rehabilitation program. People who participate in a program, and so gain more knowledge about the risk factors of cardiovascular disease and receive advice about lifestyle and stress management, live longer … Read more

three-quarters of cured patients have cardiac sequelae

THE ESSENTIAL The first study showed that 78 out of 100 patients had “structural changes” in their heart, 76 suffered from a heart problem and 60 showed signs of inflammation, without feeling any abnormalities. The second study found signs of viral replication in those who are heavily infected. A Covid-19 infection is not trivial. Two … Read more

Frédéric Bovy suffered a heart attack

Posted on Friday July 24, 2020 at 10:26 p.m. By Emilie Depoorter It is a great name of Liège justice who died on July 23. Frédéric Bovy, who was going to blow out his 56 candles next month, passed away on Thursday. The former lawyer from Liège, who notably owes his professional notoriety to the … Read more

considered “non-essential”, his surgery was canceled due to the coronavirus

Posted on Monday July 20, 2020 at 4:12 p.m. Last April, Jerry Dunham, an American father, had an appointment to have a pacemaker placed. Suffering from heart failure, he relied particularly on this operation. But because of the coronavirus, the intervention had to be canceled. A few weeks later, this father of two died of … Read more