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By Richard N. Fogoros, M.D.

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    • EBT (Ultrafast CT) Scans - Godsend, or Scam? Created: Sunday, November 30, 2003 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Are Electron Beam Tomography (EBT) scans, also called Ultrafast CT scans, worth the money and the heartache?" itemprop="description"> Friday, August 05, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Atrioventricular reciprocating tachycardia (AVRT) is the second most common type of supraventricular tachycardia (SVT), accounting for about 30% of all SVTs." itemprop="des$zTP='t3'" --> itemprop="...
    • Secret Cardiology - EECP Created: Saturday, November 29, 2003 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
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    • Women and Heart Disease Created: Thursday, December 29, 2005 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Two common misapprehensions are held by both women and their doctors: women don't really get much heart disease, and when they do, it behaves pretty much like the heart disease that men get. The re...
    • Drugs For Treating Angina Created: Wednesday, June 29, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Four different types of drugs are used to treat angina. Here's a look at all four - nitrates, beta blockers, calcium channel blockers and ranolazine." itemprop="description'" --> itemprop="descript...
    • Cardiac Symptoms in Women Created: Thursday, December 29, 2005 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Cardiac symptoms in women are very often not the same as in men - or as in the medical textbooks. Here's what you need to know.
    • Cholesterol and Triglycerides - What You Need To Know Created: Wednesday, November 03, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Cholesterol and triglycerides are both necessary for life itself. But when the blood levels are too high, your cardiac risk is significantly increased.
    • Chest Pain - Part 2 Created: Wednesday, November 26, 2003 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      If you have chest pain, you must decide whether to seek emergency help, then your doctor will need to efficiently evaluate its underlying cause." itemprop="description" itemprop="description"<...
    • Pacemakers - What You Should Know Created: Thursday, November 27, 2003 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Here is what you should know about pacemakers - what they are and what they do, how they are implanted, and what to expect if you have or need one.
    • Should I Have A Coronary Calcium Scan? Created: Saturday, April 12, 2014 Updated: Saturday, April 12, 2014
      The coronary calcium scan can tell whether or not atherosclerotic plaques are present in the coronary arteries, and help predict long-term risk.
    • Dysautonomia Created: Friday, November 21, 2003 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      The dysautonomias are serious medical disorders that are often missed, or dismissed" itemprop="description"> Sunday, November 23, 2003 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      The medical significance of premature ventricular complexes (also known as PVCs), and how they should be evaluated and treated." itemprop="description">
    • Left Bundle Branch Block (LBBB) Created: Tuesday, October 18, 2011 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      Left Bundle Branch Block (LBBB) is an abnormal finding on the electrocardiogram that often indicates underlying heart disease." itemprop="description">ption">
    • Bundle Branch Block (BBB) Created: Wednesday, November 26, 2003 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      Bundle branch block (BBB) is a common finding on the ECG whose medical significance varies from person to person. Here's what you should know." itemprop="description" Wednesday, November 26, 2003 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      Chest pain is always an important symptom which has many potential causes. Here are the most common causes of chest pain." itemprop="description">>
    • Rheumatic Heart Disease Created: Friday, January 22, 2010 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      Rheumatic heart disease is heart valve damage that occurs after an episode of rheumatic fever." itemprop="description"> Wednesday, April 11, 2012 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      Syncope, or fainting, is a common symptom that can be caused by many different medical conditions." itemprop="description"> Tuesday, October 18, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Right Bundle Branch Block (RBBB) is an abnormal finding on the electrocardiogram that is often associated with underlying heart disease." itemprop="description" Wednesday, July 13, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      If you have been prescribed an anti-arrhythmic drug, you should learn about the specific drug you are taking and its side effects." itemprop="description">...
    • NSTEMI - Non ST Segment Myocardial Infarction Created: Monday, September 01, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014
      A NSTEMI - non-ST segment myocardial infarction - occurs when a coronary artery is partially occluded by a blood clot.
    • Is Being A Little Overweight Really OK? The BMI Controversy Created: Wednesday, August 23, 2006 Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014
      Instead of being a major risk factor, some studies suggest that having a slightly elevated BMI score may actually improve health.
    • Are E-Cigarettes Really Ineffective? Created: Sunday, April 06, 2014 Updated: Sunday, April 06, 2014
      Recent evidence that e-cigarettes are ineffective is flawed. While their efficacy may not be strong, they are effective in at least some smokers.
    • STEMI - ST Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction Created: Monday, September 01, 2008 Updated: Saturday, April 05, 2014
      A STEMI - ST segment elevation myocardial infarction - occurs when a coronary artery is totally occluded by a blood clot.
    • Thyroid Disease and the Heart Created: Friday, November 18, 2005 Updated: Saturday, April 05, 2014
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    • Key Symptoms of Heart Disease Created: Monday, June 04, 2007 Updated: Saturday, April 05, 2014
      Chest pain, fainting, fatigue, dizziness and heart palpitations are common symptoms associated with several types of heart disease.
    • Heart Palpitations Created: Monday, November 24, 2003 Updated: Friday, April 04, 2014
      When your heartbeat feels unusually strong, or odd, it's known as a palpitation. Is it serious?" itemprop="description"> Friday, November 21, 2003 Updated: Friday, April 04, 2014
      HDL cholesterol, or "good" cholesterol, is associated with a reduced risk of heart disease. Here's how to raise your HDL levels.
    • Hypertension Drugs Created: Monday, March 01, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014
      Here is a list of the drugs commonly used for treating hypertension (high blood pressure), with links to drug information.
    • Women and Heart Failure Created: Thursday, December 29, 2005 Updated: Tuesday, April 01, 2014
      Some unique aspects of heart failure in women" itemprop="description">
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    • FDA Panel Says NO to Aspirin Created: Sunday, December 14, 2003 Updated: Tuesday, April 01, 2014
      FDA panel says no to aspirin
    • Heart Attack Signs: How To Tell If You Might Be Having A Heart Attack Created: Sunday, November 01, 2009 Updated: Saturday, March 29, 2014
      The most important step in surviving a heart attack is to recognize when you might be having one. Here is what to look for, and what to do about it." itemprop="description"" --> itemprop="descripti...
    • Mary Shomon's Living Well With Graves' Disease and Hyperthyroidism Created: Saturday, November 19, 2005 Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014
      Mary Shomon's Living Well With Graves' Disease and Hyperthyroidism

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