Understanding coronary artery bypass - Symptoms of coronary blocked arteries

 

 
 
Coronary Bypass Surgery Success Rate  

A Coronary Bypass Surgery or a Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery is also called CABG or “cabbage”. It is the most common type of heart surgery performed today.  Research says that in the United States, each year not less than 260,000 people have had successful bypass surgeries performed on them. More...

 

Coronary Heart Disease Facts

Coronary Heart Disease Facts

Coronary heart disease or CHD is the most common cause of death in the United States today. It is a condition wherein there is not enough circulation of blood to the coronary muscles and its adjacent tissues.  The most common reason for occurrence of the coronary heart disease is atherosclerosis or coronary artery disease; also known as CAD.More...

 

 

Coronary Sinus Function

Coronary Sinus Function

In the heart, a coronary sinus is an aggregation of veins that have been joined together to form a large blood vessel. It collects blood from the myocardium or the wall of the heart. It is present in the right atrium and is sheltered by the coronary valve. The coronary valve is a part of the lining membrane of the auricle, which is semicircular in shape. The coronary sinus has an opening called coronary sinus orifice. It is also known as the ostium of the coronary sinus. It is protected by the Thesbian valve.More...

Details On Acute Coronary Syndrome

Details On Acute Coronary Syndrome

Acute coronary syndrome or ACS is a name given for a set of conditions related to the heart. The diseases included under this are unstable angina and two forms of myocardial infarction. Unstable angina is that which is not related with heart muscle damage. It differs from stable angina in that stable angina occurs during exertion. Stable angina occurs suddenly, even with mild exertion.More...

 

Open Heart Surgery Vs Coronary Stent

Open Heart Surgery Vs Coronary Stent

An open heart surgery is one in which the heart is stopped and the blood flow is carried out through a heart-lung machine. This is done so that the surgeon can freely operate on the heart and repaid the damage arteries and so on. It is one of the most commonly performed surgeries in the United States, and has a high rate of success.More...

Removing Plaque From Coronary Artery

Removing Plaque From Coronary Artery

Coronary arteries may be blocked with the build up of plaque when there are fatty deposits in its inner walls. This condition is generally called atherosclerosis where the fatty deposits like cholesterol form plaques in the coronary artery.More...

Symptoms Of Coronary Blocked Arteries

Symptoms Of Coronary Blocked Arteries

Coronary arteries are generally blocked because of the formation of plaques in its inner walls. This happens because of the deposits of fatty substances like cholesterol. There may be several reason why this happens, such as obesity, diabetes, a chronic habit of smoking as well as old age where the heart becomes weak, if not leading a healthy lifestyle.More...

Understanding Coronary Artery Bypass And Internal Mammary Graft

Understanding Coronary Artery Bypass And Internal Mammary Graft

A coronary artery bypass surgery becomes necessary when the coronary artery gets blocked due to plaque formation. This disease is called coronary artery disease or CAD. A plaque is formed because of the deposit of fatty substances like cholesterol in the inner walls of the artery.More...

 

What Are The Symptoms Of Acute Coronary Syndrome ?

What Are The Symptoms Of Acute Coronary Syndrome

Acute Coronary Syndrome, or ACS, is a term under which mainly three diseases may be classified. The syndrome itself is a series of signs and symptoms that suggest one of the three disease of unstable angina, and two forms of myocardial infarction. These two types are termed as per the findings on the electrocardiogram as non-ST segment elevation myocardial infarction or NSTEMI and ST segment elevation myocardial infarction or STEMI.More...

 

 

 

    

What-Is-Coronary-Heart-Attack-And-What-Causes-It      A coronary heart attack is also known as myocardial infarction. It occurs when there is reduced supply of oxygen and nutrients to the myocardium or the wall or muscle of the heart through the coronary arteries. The coronary arteries are not able to supply the oxygen and nutrients when they are blocked; most often die due to plaque formation. More..



 

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