Preventing Heart Disease with a Healthy Lifestyle

Preventing Heart Disease with a Healthy Lifestyle Whether its coronary artery disease, high blood pressure, cardiac arrest, or congestive heart failure, doctors say for many patients all forms of heart disease can be prevented. “We do about 1,100 open heart procedures here annually. We are seeing them every day,” said Dr. Brian Hummel, a cardiothoracic…

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Stroke Following Surgery: Treatments and Interventions at Holy Cross Hospital, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Stroke Following Surgery: Treatments and Interventions at Holy Cross Hospital, Fort Lauderdale, FL Patients with certain cardiac conditions who are taking anticoagulation medications face the dilemma of being taken off anticoagulants before undergoing any surgery to avoid bleeding and serious complications. From the few days before and after surgery that this type of patient is…

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