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Angioplasty procedure - what is, risks and outloock

Angioplasty procedure - what is, risks and outloock

What is Anginoplasty Procedure and Definition Angioplasty is a CARDIAC CATHETERIZATION procedure to widen the opening of an ARTERY, generally as treatment for ANGINA PECTORIS, CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE (CAD), or PERIPHERAL VASCULAR DISEASE (PVD). Angioplasty is most effective when the occlusion is between 70 percent

Ascorbic acid - Vitamin C

Ascorbic acid - Vitamin C

Vitamin C is best known and most popular of all vitamins and also the most widely used dietary supplement. The true extent of its beneficial effects may also surprise those who know his versatility. Already in 1742 the known effect of lemon juice in preventing scurvy, comprehensive disease, which narrowed the most

Corticosteroid medications - side effects and risk

What are Corticosteroid medications Anti-inflammatory medications that suppress INFLAMMATION and other aspects of the IMMUNE RESPONSE. Corticosteroid medications are synthetic variations of the body’s natural HORMONE CORTISOL, which the ADRENAL GLANDS produce. Corticosteroids come in injectable, oral, inhalant,

Right lymphatic duct function

Right lymphatic duct function

Right Lymphatic Duct is a major LYMPH VESSEL that collects LYMPH draining from the right upper body and head. The right lymphatic duct is about a quarter-inch in diameter and two inches long, adjacent to the subclavian VEIN beneath the clavicle (collarbone). It empties into the right subclavian vein, delivering lymph

What is Blepharitis and causes

What is Blepharitis and causes

Blepharitis is INFLAMMATION of the eyelids. The most common causes of blepharitis are INFECTION and irritation. Anterior blepharitis is INFLAMMATION of the outer surface of the eyelid, typically along the rim at the base of the eyelashes. Posterior blepharitis affects the inner surface of the eyelid, typically

Urolithiasis - diagnosis, symptoms and treatment

What is Urolithiasis The formation of calcifications (also called calculi) in the BLADDER. Most bladder stones, like kidney stones, form of calcium in combination with oxalate (the most common combination), phosphate, or magnesium. Bladder stones are less common today than kidney stones (NEPHROLITHIASIS), though

Diphtheria (Corynebacterium diphtheriae) infection

Diphtheria (Corynebacterium diphtheriae) infection

What is Diphtheria Diphtheria - an illness that results from INFECTION with the bacterium Corynebacterium diphtheriae. Routine childhood IMMUNIZATION has made diphtheria rare in the United States, though the infection can occur in people who do not receive a booster VACCINE every 10 years and is common in other parts