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Cardiology
Heart 13 Dec 2018

Cardiology

A cardiologist is a doctor who specialises in diseases affecting the heart.
Cardiothoracic Surgery
Heart 13 Dec 2018

Cardiothoracic Surgery

A cardiothoracic surgeon is a sugeon who specialises in operations involving the chest. This includes open operations of the heart and lungs.
Dipyridamole-Thallium Scan
Heart 13 Dec 2018

Dipyridamole-Thallium Scan

Last updated: 28 November 2017
Electrical Cardioversion
Heart 13 Dec 2018

Electrical Cardioversion

Electrical Cardioversion is a medical procedure where a brief pulse of electrical current is delivered to a patient's heart to terminate an abnormal cardiac rhythm.…
Electrocardiogram
Heart 13 Dec 2018

Electrocardiogram

An Electrocardiogram (ECG) is a recording of the electrical activity in the heart. Doctors can analyse multiple different components of the ECG to gain information…
Troponin Test
Heart 13 Dec 2018

Troponin Test

Everything You Need to Know About Troponin Tests - What They Are, Why You Might Need One, How They're Performed and Test Results, Explained.
Preeclampsia: We can do more
Heart 16 Nov 2018

Preeclampsia: We can do more

The condition, characterized by high blood pressure, can be fatal and have long-term health effects for both mothers and babies.
Yo-yoing weight, BP, cholesterol and blood sugar may raise heart attack and stroke risk | USA
Heart 10 Nov 2018

Yo-yoing weight, BP, cholesterol and blood sugar may raise heart attack and stroke risk | USA

Fluctuations in weight, blood pressure, cholesterol and/or blood sugar levels in otherwise healthy people may be associated with a higher risk of heart attack.
Eggs not linked to cardiovascular risk, despite conflicting advice
Heart 02 Jul 2018

Eggs not linked to cardiovascular risk, despite conflicting advice

University of Sydney researchers aim to help clear up conflicting dietary advice around egg consumption, as a new study finds eating up to 12 eggs…