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Infections After Mitral Valve Replacement - Lung Problems After Aortic Valve Replacement

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  • Infections After Mitral Valve Replacement
    Infections after mitral valve replacement can range from minor cases treated with antibiotics to serious infections of the breastbone. This eMedTV resource covers various infections that might occur after mitral valve replacement.
  • Info on Mitral Valve Replacement
    This eMedTV resource provides some basic info on mitral valve replacement surgery, in which a diseased valve is replaced with a healthy one. It also talks about the possible risks and includes a link to more information on this topic.
  • Information on Heart Murmurs
    Are you looking for information on heart murmurs? This part of the eMedTV site takes a quick look at this topic, with details on whether they pose a threat to your health. A link to more detailed information is also provided.
  • Information on Mitral Valve Prolapse
    Are you looking for information on mitral valve prolapse? This selection from the eMedTV archives is a great place to start. It presents a brief overview of this medical condition, with a link to the full-length article for those who want to learn more.
  • Injerto de Derivación de la Arteria Coronaria
    La finalidad de una cirugía para injerto de derivación de la arteria coronaria es aumentar el suministro de sangre que llega al músculo cardíaco y por consiguiente contribuir a que el corazón bombee sangre con más eficacia al resto de su cuerpo.
  • Instrumentos Especiales (cabg)
    Todo tipo de procedimiento requiere de instrumentos especiales.
  • Instrumentos Especiales (valve)
    Todo tipo de procedimiento requiere de instrumentos especiales.
  • Instrumentos Especiales (valve)
    Todo tipo de procedimiento requiere de instrumentos especiales.
  • Instruments Used for Aortic Valve Replacement
    As this eMedTV resource explains, instruments used for aortic valve replacement include a heart-bypass machine and the new aortic valve placed into the heart during the surgery. The new aortic valve may be man-made or come from an animal.
  • Instruments Used for Mitral Valve Replacement
    Two of the instruments used for mitral valve replacement are the heart-lung bypass machine and the replacement mitral valve. This eMedTV segment highlights how each of these instruments is used for mitral valve replacement.
  • Irregular Heart Rhythms and Aortic Valve Replacement
    As this eMedTV page states, statistics on irregular heart rhythms and aortic valve replacement show that about 5 out of 100 people who have the procedure will get heart block. This site discusses irregular heart rhythms and aortic valve replacement.
  • Irregular Heart Rhythms and Mitral Valve Replacement
    Irregular heart rhythms and mitral valve replacement surgery are linked. As explained in this section of the eMedTV library, most irregular heart rhythms that result from mitral valve replacement surgery are brief and cause no symptoms.
  • Irregular Heartbeats -- Aortic Valve Replacement Risks
    This video segment discusses the risk of irregular heartbeats occurring during this procedure.
  • Is Pacerone the Same Thing as Amiodarone?
    As explained in this eMedTV article, amiodarone is the active ingredient in the brand-name drug Pacerone. Amiodarone is also the name of the generic versions of Pacerone. This resource explains the difference between the generic and brand-name drugs.
  • Is Pacerone the Same Thing as Amiodarone?
    Amiodarone is the active ingredient in a few brand-name drugs and is used to treat ventricular arrhythmias. This eMedTV segment examines whether amiodarone is as good as Pacerone and the other brand-name drugs. It also links to more details.
  • Is There a Generic for Amiodarone?
    As this eMedTV selection explains, amiodarone is available as a generic medication. This page explores whether these generic products are as good as the brand-name drugs. It also links to more details on amiodarone's generic availability.
  • Kidney Problems -- Aortic Valve Replacement Risks
    This video segment addresses the possibility of kidney problems occurring with this procedure.
  • Kidney Problems as a Complication of Aortic Valve Replacement
    Mild kidney problems as a complication of aortic valve replacement can occur in as many as 20 out of 100 patients. This eMedTV segment also provides statistics about moderate to severe kidney problems as a complication of aortic valve replacement.
  • Kidney Problems as a Complication of Mitral Valve Replacement
    Some patients who develop kidney problems as a complication of mitral valve replacement require chronic dialysis. As this eMedTV article explains, however, most kidney problems that develop as a complication of mitral valve replacement are minor.
  • Lanixin
    As explained in this eMedTV segment, people with an irregular heartbeat may benefit from Lanoxin, a prescription medication. This article takes a quick look at this drug, including some of its safety warnings. Lanixin is a common misspelling of Lanoxin.
  • Lanoxin
    If you have atrial fibrillation or heart failure, Lanoxin may be an important part of your treatment. This eMedTV segment describes this heart medication in more detail, including how it works, possible side effects, dosing guidelines, and effectiveness.
  • Lanoxin 250 Mcg
    When used to treat heart failure in adults, the usual initial dosage of Lanoxin is 250 mcg once a day. This eMedTV selection lists the different strengths of this drug and provides some basic dosing guidelines. A link to more information is also given.
  • Lanoxin and Breastfeeding
    Although Lanoxin (digoxin) passes through breast milk, it is not thought to be harmful for nursing infants. This eMedTV resource takes a closer look at breastfeeding while taking Lanoxin, including side effects to watch for in your child.
  • Lanoxin and Pregnancy
    As a pregnancy Category C drug, Lanoxin (digoxin) may be prescribed if the benefits outweigh the risks. This eMedTV selection offers more information on the use of this heart medication during pregnancy, including the manufacturer's recommendation.
  • Lanoxin Article
    This eMedTV article tells you what you need to know about Lanoxin, a prescription heart medication, including information on how it works and some of its potential side effects. A link to a more detailed article is also included.
  • Lanoxin Dosage
    Lanoxin comes in tablet and injectable forms. As this eMedTV page explains, your doctor will determine which form is right for you based on the condition being treated, your age, and other factors. This article describes Lanoxin dosing in more detail.
  • Lanoxin Drug Information
    This part of the eMedTV site offers some basic drug information on Lanoxin, a medication used for atrial fibrillation and heart failure. This article takes a quick look at how it is taken, what to discuss with your healthcare provider, and more.
  • Lanoxin Drug Interactions
    Medications that can react with Lanoxin include Lopressor, Inderal, and Coreg, among others. This eMedTV segment outlines other drugs that may interact with Lanoxin and describes the potentially serious problems that can occur.
  • Lanoxin Manufacturer
    Who makes Lanoxin? This eMedTV resource lists the manufacturers of brand-name Lanoxin and describes what the drug is used for. This article also provides a link to more in-depth information on this prescription product.
  • Lanoxin Overdose
    As this eMedTV article explains, overdosing on Lanoxin (digoxin) can lead to extremely dangerous complications, including death. This page lists some of the signs of an overdose and describes the various treatment options available.
  • Lanoxin Side Effects
    Diarrhea and dizziness are among the common Lanoxin side effects. This eMedTV article lists other common reactions to this heart medication, as well as serious problems (such as an unusually fast or slow heartbeat) you should report to your doctor.
  • Lanoxin Uses
    As explained in this eMedTV article, Lanoxin is used to treat heart conditions such as atrial fibrillation (a type of irregular heartbeat). This page gives an overview of the medication's uses, including information on how it works and who can use it.
  • Lanoxin Warnings and Precautions
    During treatment with Lanoxin, you will probably have your electrolyte levels checked periodically. This eMedTV article lists several important warnings and precautions for Lanoxin, including what to discuss with your healthcare provider.
  • Lanoxine
    Lanoxin, a prescription drug, is used to treat congestive heart failure and atrial fibrillation. This part of the eMedTV Web library briefly describes this drug and provides a link to more information. Lanoxine is a common misspelling of Lanoxin.
  • Leaving the Hospital (CABG)
    This video clip describes typical discharge instructions following a CABG.
  • Leaving the Hospital (Diabetic and CABG)
    This video explains as a diabetic what may happen after your leave the hospital.
  • Leaving the Hospital (Implantable Defibrillator) - Information for Diabetics
    This video lists potentially serious symptoms that diabetics should be aware of after EPS.
  • Leaving the Hospital - Information for Diabetic Patients
    This video clip features information for diabetic patients who are leaving the hospital.
  • Leaving the Hospital - Information for Diabetic Patients (Mitral Valve Replacement)
    This video clip features information for diabetic patients who are leaving the hospital.
  • Leaving the Hospital - Information for Diabetics (Electrical Cardioversion)
    This video lists potentially serious symptoms that diabetics should be aware of after EPS.
  • Leaving the Hospital - Information for Diabetics (Electrophysiologic Study)
    This video lists potentially serious symptoms that diabetics should be aware of after EPS.
  • Leaving the Hospital After Aortic Valve Replacement
    This video clip discusses leaving the hospital after valve surgery.
  • Leaving the Hospital After Electrical Cardioversion
    This video clip talks about what to expect when you are discharged from the hospital following your procedure.
  • Leaving the Hospital After Electrophysiologic Study
    This clip explains what you should and should not do upon leaving the hospital after EPS.
  • Leaving the Hospital After Implantable Defibrillator Placement
    This clip provides possible dicharge information following the placement of an implantable defibrillator.
  • Leaving the Hospital After Mitral Valve Surgery
    This video clip discusses leaving the hospital after valve surgery.
  • Leaving the Hospital After Pacemaker Placement
    This video clip explains discharge instructions for when you leave the hospital.
  • Leaving the Hospital After Pharmaceutical Cardioversion
    This video clip talks about what to expect when you are discharged from the hospital following your procedure.
  • Leaving the Hospital After TEE
    This video explains the instructions you healthcare providers will give you when you leave the hospital.
  • Leaving the Hospital After TEE - Information for Diabetic Patients
    This video clip offers special information for diabetic patients who are going to have TEE.
  • Lenoxin
    As this eMedTV Web article explains, healthcare providers often recommend Lanoxin to control heart conditions like atrial fibrillation. This resource gives a brief overview of the drug and its uses. Lenoxin is a common misspelling of Lanoxin.
  • Lesiones de Arterias u Órganos (cabg)
    Otra complicación que puede tener este procedimiento es la lesión de una arteria coronaria, en cuyo caso se hace necesaria una segunda cirugía para colocar una derivación en la arteria coronaria afectada.
  • Life Expectancy After Aortic Valve Replacement
    As this eMedTV article explains, life expectancy after aortic valve replacement depends on which type of valve was used to replace the aortic valve. This Web page also contains statistics about life expectancy following aortic valve replacement surgery.
  • Lung Problems After Aortic Valve Replacement
    Possible lung problems after aortic valve replacement surgery include pneumonia, bleeding, and lung failure. This eMedTV site discusses how lung problems after aortic valve replacement may occur more frequently in people with existing lung disease.
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