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  • Bleeding Following Aortic Valve Replacement
    If the bleeding following aortic valve replacement surgery is severe, a blood transfusion may be necessary. This eMedTV resource outlines the possible risks associated with blood transfusions used to stop bleeding following aortic valve replacement.
  • Bleeding Following Mitral Valve Replacement
    Although some bleeding following mitral valve replacement is normal, severe bleeding can occur. This portion of the eMedTV archives explains how blood transfusions are used to treat bleeding following mitral valve surgery.
  • Blocadren
    Blocadren is a prescribed drug used to treat several conditions related to the heart and blood vessels. This eMedTV page covers possible uses, such as treating high blood pressure and preventing heart attacks, as well as general precautions.
  • Blocadren Dosage
    Your dose of Blocadren will be based on several factors, such as other medications you are taking. This eMedTV Web page lists general dosing guidelines for treating various conditions and offers tips on when and how to safely use Blodacren.
  • Blocadren Drug Information
    This eMedTV resource presents some basic information on Blocadren, a drug used to treat hypertension and to prevent future heart attacks, as well as migraine headaches. This page describes general dosing guidelines and what to discuss with your doctor.
  • Blocadren Drug Interactions
    This eMedTV page provides a list of medicines that may interact negatively with Blocadren, including digoxin, reserpine, and epinephrine. Drug interactions with Blocadren can lead to serious complications, such as dangerously low blood pressure.
  • Blocadren Side Effects
    Some common Blocadren side effects include nausea, dizziness, and fatigue. This page of the eMedTV Web site also offers a list of serious side effects that may require medical attention, such as chest pain, difficulty breathing, or rapid weight gain.
  • Blocadren Uses
    Treatment for high blood pressure and migraines are among the approved uses for Blocadren. As this eMedTV resource explains, the drug can also help improve survival after a heart attack. Off-label uses for the medication are also discussed.
  • Blocadren Warnings and Precautions
    You should not take Blocadren if you have asthma or severe heart failure. This eMedTV article offers other important precautions and warnings with Blocadren, including more information on who should not take the drug and possible side effects.
  • Blocked Arteries (CABG)
    This video clip discusses what happens when the coronary arteries become narrowed or blocked.
  • Blocked Coronary Arteries
    This video clip talks about blocked coronary arteries and the problems they can cause.
  • Blood Draws After the Pharmacological Nuclear Scan
    This video clip explains why you cannot have your blood drawn after a stress test.
  • Bradyarrhythmia - Slow Heart Rhythm
    This interactive video clip provides an overview of bradyarrhythmia, including what it is and complications.
  • Bradyarrhythmia - Slow Heart Rhythm Overview
    Sometimes, things go wrong in the heart's electrical pathways, which causes the electrical pathway to slow. This is called bradyarrhythmia, and this video clip offers an overview of the problem.
  • CABG - Presentation Summary
    This video provides a summary of what to expect with a coronary artery bypass graft.
  • Calderone
    As this eMedTV page explains, adults with certain irregular heartbeats may receive a prescription drug called Cordarone. This page further describes what this drug is used for and lists side effects. Calderone is a common misspelling of Cordarone.
  • Can Azithromycin Interfere With Cordarone?
    Potentially serious problems can occur if you combine Cordarone with products like azithromycin. This eMedTV page describes how azithromycin interferes with Cordarone and includes a link to a more detailed article on drug interactions.
  • Can Pacerone Cause Tissue Necrosis?
    Serious forms of tissue necrosis and other skin damage may occur with Pacerone. This eMedTV Web page takes a brief look at the potentially serious side effects of Pacerone and explains what to do if you develop these dangerous problems.
  • Cardiac Arrhythmia
    This video segment explains arrhythmia, or irregular heartbeat.
  • Cardiac Catheterization
    This video clip describes what happens during a cardiac catheterization.
  • Cardiac Catheterization With Angioplasty and Stent Placement
    This video discusses cardiac catheterization with angioplasty and stent placement.
  • Carvedilol CR
    Carvedilol CR is a prescription drug used to treat a few conditions related to the heart and blood vessels. This eMedTV resource discusses specific uses of the drug, explains how the medication works, and lists some of its potential side effects.
  • Carvedilol CR Dosage
    The recommended starting dosage of carvedilol CR for people with high blood pressure is 20 mg once daily. This eMedTV article also offers dosing guidelines for people with congestive heart failure or who have just suffered a heart attack.
  • Carvedilol CR Drug Information
    This eMedTV resource provides some basic information on carvedilol CR, a drug used to treat heart failure and other conditions. This article tells you what you need to know about taking it safely, what types of side effects are possible, and more.
  • Causes of Atrial Fibrillation
    As this eMedTV page explains, atrial fibrillation can be caused by things like heart problems, certain surgical procedures, and smoking. This article takes an in-depth look at what causes this condition.
  • Causes of Coronary Heart Disease
    As explained in this eMedTV article, the causes of coronary heart disease (CHD) involve a narrowing of the coronary arteries. There are also certain risk factors (such as smoking or being overweight) that increase a person's chances of developing CHD.
  • Causes of Heart Murmurs
    As this eMedTV article explains, the causes of heart murmurs can range from an increased amount of blood flowing through the heart to illnesses such as rheumatic fever. This page provides detailed information about other possible causes.
  • Chemical Cardioversion
    This multimedia clip explains what happens during a chemical cardioversion.
  • Children and Heart Murmurs
    When heart murmurs occur in children, they are usually harmless. This part of the eMedTV Web site takes a closer look at this topic, explaining how abnormal murmurs in children may be treated with medications or surgery.
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  • Cicatrización
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  • Cicatrización
    Le va a quedar una cicatriz después de este procedimiento.
  • Complicaciones Leves
    Entre las complicaciones leves se encuentran.
  • Complicaciones Mayores
    Entre las complicaciones mayores se encuentran las siguientes.
  • Complications of Aortic Valve Replacement
    Bleeding and allergic skin reactions are a few of the potential complications of aortic valve replacement. This eMedTV resource offers a more detailed list of complications that can occur, including rare but potentially serious problems.
  • Cordarone
    People who have serious irregular heart rhythms may receive a prescription drug called Cordarone. This eMedTV Web page takes a closer look at what this medication is used for, how it works, and why it may not be appropriate for some people.
  • Cordarone 200 Mg
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, a doctor may prescribe 200 mg of Cordarone to treat dangerous ventricular arrhythmias. This resource offers some instructions for how your dosage is determined and provides a link to more detailed information.
  • Cordarone 200 Mg Tab
    As explained in this eMedTV resource, a healthcare provider may prescribe Cordarone 200-mg tablets once or twice daily to treat dangerous ventricular arrhythmias. This article examines some dosing instructions and offers a link to more information.
  • Cordarone 400 Mg
    Adults who have ventricular arrhythmia may receive 400 mg of Cordarone to help control the heartbeat. This eMedTV segment examines some general dosing guidelines and explains how this antiarrhythmia medicine works. It also links to more details.
  • Cordarone and Beta Blocker
    There are many products that may cause negative drug interactions with Cordarone, including beta blockers. This eMedTV article examines some of the potentially dangerous complications that may occur and offers a link to more detailed information.
  • Cordarone and Bradycardia
    Do not take Cordarone if you have bradycardia (a very slow heart rate). This eMedTV resource explains why some people may not be able to use this medication. It also discusses why your doctor needs your complete medical history before you start this drug.
  • Cordarone and Breastfeeding
    Cordarone has the potential to cause serious side effects in nursing infants. This eMedTV page explores some of the problems that may occur if you take Cordarone while breastfeeding. It also covers the manufacturer's recommendations.
  • Cordarone and Pregnancy
    Cordarone may cause serious complications if taken during pregnancy. This eMedTV Web selection examines some of the serious problems that Cordarone could cause, such as miscarriages, birth defects, and thyroid problems.
  • Cordarone Dosage
    Your doctor will determine an appropriate Cordarone dose based on the type of arrhythmia you have. This eMedTV segment lists other factors affecting your dose and takes an in-depth look at specific dosing guidelines for this medicine.
  • Cordarone Drug Information
    Cordarone is given to adults who have a life-threatening heart rhythm problem called ventricular arrhythmia. This eMedTV resource contains more information on Cordarone, including common side effects of the drug, dosing instructions, and more.
  • Cordarone Drug Interactions
    Beta blockers, warfarin, and certain other drugs are known to interact with Cordarone. This eMedTV page stresses the importance of discussing all of your medications with your healthcare provider and lists other drugs that can cause interactions.
  • Cordarone for Atrial Fibrillation
    Adults who have atrial fibrillation may benefit from taking Cordarone. However, as this eMedTV Web selection explains, this would be considered an "off-label" (unapproved) use. This page discusses this further and contains a link to more details.
  • Cordarone Intravenous
    There are intravenous forms of the active ingredient in Cordarone. However, as this eMedTV article explains, brand-name Cordarone is only available as tablets. This page also provides a link to more detailed information.
  • Cordarone Loading Dose
    Available as tablets, Cordarone is prescribed to help control certain heart rhythm problems. This eMedTV article presents details on how Cordarone is taken and when a loading dose is necessary. It also links to more information on dosing instructions.
  • Cordarone Neurological Effects
    This eMedTV segment describes how often neurological effects occurred in people taking Cordarone during clinical studies of the drug. This page also offers a link to more information on potential side effects of Cordarone.
  • Cordarone Overdose
    Seek medical care immediately if you have overdosed on Cordarone. As explained in this eMedTV resource, taking too much of this drug could cause vomiting, liver problems, and even death. A list of possible treatment options is also provided.
  • Cordarone Side Effects
    People who took Cordarone in clinical trials reported a number of side effects, such as nausea and fatigue. This eMedTV resource lists other potential side effects, with an explanation of which problems require medical treatment.
  • Cordarone Tablets
    Available as a tablet, Cordarone is taken once or twice daily to control dangerous heart rhythm problems. This eMedTV Web selection describes the specific uses of this medicine and covers some dosing instructions. It also links to more information.
  • Cordarone Uses
    As explained in this eMedTV article, Cordarone is used for the treatment of potentially life-threatening ventricular arrhythmias in adults. This page examines how this antiarrhythmic works, whether it can be used in children, and unapproved uses.
  • Cordarone Warnings and Precautions
    Serious complications can occur while taking Cordarone, such as lung damage and thyroid problems. This eMedTV segment examines some of the important precautions for using Cordarone, with specific warnings for those with certain medical problems.
  • Corderone
    A healthcare provider may prescribe Cordarone to treat dangerous heart rhythm problems. This eMedTV Web page discusses some dosing instructions, lists some safety concerns, and links to more details. Corderone is a common misspelling of Cordarone.
  • Cordorone
    Cordarone is given to help control certain heart rhythm problems. This part of the eMedTV Web library takes a look at this prescription drug, including how it works and general dosing instructions. Cordorone is a common misspelling of Cordarone.
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Procedure
    This video explains what happens during a coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery.
  • Coronary Artery Disease
    This video explains what it means to have heart disease.
  • Coronary Heart Disease
    This multimedia clip offers an in-depth look at coronary heart disease.
  • Cómo Funciona un Corazón Sano (CABG)
    Antes de referirnos al procedimiento al cual se va a someter, es importante que usted sepa cómo funciona un corazón sano.
  • Cómo Funciona un Corazón Sano (CABG)
    Antes de referirnos al procedimiento al cual se va a someter, es importante que usted sepa cómo funciona un corazón sano.
  • Cómo Funciona un Corazón Sano (CABG)
    Antes de referirnos al procedimiento al cual se va a someter, es importante que usted sepa cómo funciona un corazón sano.
  • Deterioro de la Herida
    El deterioro de la herida sucede cuando se interrumpe la continuidad de algunas o de todas las capas y tejidos de la piel, debido, entre otras causas, a hinchazón seria, infección, o a la mala cicatrización del paciente.
  • Diabetes and Its Effect on the Heart and Blood Vessels
    This video clip talks about how diabetes can affect the heart and blood vessels.
  • Diabetic Risks During and After Heart Bypass Surgery
    This clip discusses the risks that diabetic patients may face during and after heart surgery.
  • Diabetics -- Getting Started
    This clip explains how your doctor can help prevent low blood sugar before a stress test.
  • Diabetics -- Leaving the Hospital After TEE
    This video clip offers special information for diabetic patients who are going to have TEE.
  • Diabetics and Aortic Valve Replacement
    Study of diabetics and aortic valve replacement surgery has determined that people with diabetes face a higher risk of complications. This eMedTV article provides advice for diabetics who are going to have aortic valve replacement surgery.
  • Diabetics and Mitral Valve Replacement
    As this eMedTV article explains, experience with diabetics and mitral valve replacement has taught doctors that diabetics have a greater risk of getting an infection after the procedure. This Web page discusses diabetics and mitral valve replacement.
  • Digoxin and Rythmol
    It may not be safe to combine Rythmol with digoxin, as it may increase the amount of digoxin in your blood. This eMedTV article examines this drug interaction and the problems it can cause. It also links to more details on other possible interactions.
  • Disopyramide
    Disopyramide is prescribed to treat certain heart rhythm problems. This part of the eMedTV Web library presents an overview of this antiarrhythmia medication, with details on dosing instructions, how it works, possible side effects, and more.
  • Disopyramide and Breastfeeding
    Disopyramide does pass through breast milk in women. This page of the eMedTV Web library discusses whether it is safe to use disopyramide while breastfeeding, with details on what the manufacturer recommends and potential side effects that may occur.
  • Disopyramide and Carbamazepine
    Potential problems can occur if you combine disopyramide with carbamazepine. This eMedTV Web page examines this drug interaction and the problems it can cause. It also links to more details on other possible drug interactions with disopyramide.
  • Disopyramide and Pregnancy
    There are potential risks with taking disopyramide during pregnancy. This page of the eMedTV Web site describes the problems this drug caused during animal studies and explains when a doctor may still prescribe the medication to a pregnant woman.
  • Disopyramide Dosage
    As explained in this eMedTV page, your doctor will determine your disopyramide dose based on your age, weight, and various other factors. This page covers dosing guidelines for this medication for adults and children, with tips on how to take it properly.
  • Disopyramide Drug Information
    People who have certain serious heart rhythm problems may be given a drug called disopyramide. This eMedTV segment offers some information on disopyramide, including how to take it, safety concerns, and side effects. It also links to more details.
  • Disopyramide Generic 100 Mg
    As this eMedTV page explains, a doctor may prescribe 100 mg of generic disopyramide capsules to treat certain heart rhythm problems. This article takes a brief look at the generic versions of this medication and offers a link to more detailed information.
  • Disopyramide Overdose
    It is potentially life-threatening for someone to take too much disopyramide, as explained in this eMedTV article. This resource describes the potentially dangerous effects of an overdose on this drug and explains how these problems may be treated.
  • Disopyramide Side Effects
    If you are taking disopyramide, side effects may occur and include difficulty urinating and constipation. This eMedTV resource examines other reactions this drug might cause, including some serious problems that require immediate medical treatment.
  • Does Rythmol Cause Indigestion?
    This eMedTV Web selection takes a look at whether Rythmol causes indigestion. This page explains why you may want to take this medication with food and what to do if you develop any side effects. A link to more information is also included.
  • Dose of Samsca for Hyponatremia
    The usual starting dose of Samsca for treating hyponatremia is 15 mg taken once daily. This eMedTV segment discusses how your individual dosage is determined and explains why you must start this drug in the hospital. It also links to more details.
  • Drug Interactions With Acebutolol
    Digoxin, clonidine, and NSAIDs are some of the medicines that may cause acebutolol drug interactions. This eMedTV segment lists other medications that may interfere with acebutolol and describes the potential effects of these drug interactions.
  • Drug Interactions With Amiodarone
    As discussed in this eMedTV page, combining amiodarone with certain products can cause potentially life-threatening problems. This resource takes a detailed look at some of the many amiodarone drug interactions that can occur and how to minimize problems.
  • Drug Interactions With Carvedilol CR
    Clonidine, diphenhydramine, and NSAIDs may cause carvedilol CR drug interactions. This eMedTV page explains what may happen if these medicines are taken together and provides a list of other medications that may interfere with carvedilol CR.
  • Drug Interactions With Disopyramide
    Combining disopyramide with certain products can cause an abnormal heart rate or other complications. This eMedTV Web selection further explores some of these disopyramide drug interactions and describes the potentially serious problems that may occur.
  • EKG for Atrial Fibrillation
    As this eMedTV page explains, atrial fibrillation is often diagnosed with the help of an electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG), a test that monitors electrical signals coming from your heart. If the test is inconclusive, event monitor tests may be conducted.
  • Enoxaparin
    Available by prescription, enoxaparin is a type of blood thinner used to treat and prevent blood clots. This eMedTV resource takes an in-depth look at the medicine, including information on how it works, how to inject it, and potential side effects.
  • Enoxaparin Sodium Drug Information
    Enoxaparin is a prescription medication used to treat and prevent blood clots. This page of the eMedTV Web site offers more information on enoxaparin sodium, explaining the drug's dosing guidelines, possible side effects, and general safety precautions.
  • Esmolol
    Esmolol is a drug used during surgeries or emergencies to treat arrhythmias, tachycardia, or hypertension. This eMedTV segment covers this medicine in more detail, including how it works, potential side effects, and more.
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