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Heart Surgery in Diabetics – Impact and Management

28 July, 2019
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Diabetes and heart diseases have a strong connection. Statistics show that adults are more likely to develop heart diseases if they have diabetes; knowing that the American Heart Association considers diabetes as one of the major factors responsible for cardiovascular diseases. The reason for this is that people with diabetes are very likely to have …

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Heart Bypass Surgery vs Angioplasty – Which is better?

10 March, 2018
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Heart Bypass Surgery vs Angioplasty has always been a dilemma in the mind of the patients who suffer cardiac blockages. To resolve the heart bypass surgery vs angioplasty dilemma and choose the right line of treatment, understanding the pros and cons of each are important. Most of the cardiologists would go an extra mile

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Asif Father’s CABG Surgery Experience

30 May, 2017
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Hi, I would like to thanks, Credihealth and Medanta hospital, with the deepest gratitude and appreciation on behalf of my father-in-law and the entire family. We are truly overwhelmed by the kindness and assistance provided by the entire Credihealth team for the treatment of my father-in-law. We came all the way from Bangladesh for his …

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Beating Heart Bypass Surgery – Things You Should Know

5 March, 2017
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Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG), commonly referred Bypass Surgery, is a surgical procedure that redirects blood flow around a blockage or narrowed section in the major arteries supplying blood and oxygen to the heart. A cardiac surgeon can perform the bypass surgery in any of the 2 ways – Beating Heart Bypass Surgery is CABG …

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How to Choose Hospitals for Cardiac Patients?

13 October, 2016
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When it comes to deciding on a cardiologist or heart hospital for treatment, people depend on advises given by friends and relatives. Sometimes, the patients also rely on their family doctors to recommend them to a particular hospital. A hospital’s reputation in the community is an important indicator of its quality. It goes a long way in …

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Treatment for Kids with Cardiac Defects

7 October, 2016
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Parents of children born with cardiac defects have an inborn anxiety with the overall performance of their child since they got to know about their child’s disease. It is essential to understand that based on the initial diagnosis by the doctor, treatment alternatives will be suggested. According to an experienced cardiologist at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, …

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Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery – Things to Know

27 May, 2016
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Research by the American Heart Association has revealed that Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG Surgery) is one of the most frequently conducted major open-heart surgeries. What is CABG Surgery? It is a kind of procedure that is used in the treatment of coronary artery disease (CAD). This disease is caused due to the thinning of …

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Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG) – 5 Questions to ask your Cardiac Surgeon

4 May, 2016
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<p>Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG) or simply a &#8220;bypass&#8221; is a surgical procedure to improve the blood supply to the heart muscle when its natural arteries have significant blocks; blocks that reduce blood flow and cause exertion ...

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Heart Surgery: Which Surgery do I Need?

19 March, 2014
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Heart surgery is used to treat complex Coronary Artery Diseases (CAD) when other forms of treatment like lifestyle changes, medical procedures and medicines fail to work or cannot be used. In CAD, a waxy substance known as plaque builds up inside coronary arteries, that supply blood to the heart. These plaques may harden or rupture, reducing the blood …

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Heart Attack Treatment and Diagnosis

12 August, 2017
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Most people don’t comprehend that they are having a heart attack or a heart disease in general until they have chest pain (angina or a heart attack). With each passing minute after a heart attack, the heart tissue loses oxygen and deteriorates or dies an irreversible death. Therefore, one should never ignore even the trivial …

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Recovery after Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG) and Exercises

25 July, 2017
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Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG), commonly known as Heart Bypass Surgery, is a procedure to correct narrowing or blockage of the arteries that provide oxygen and blood to the muscles of the heart. CABG is performed on individuals who have blockages in more than two coronary arteries or are suffering from coronary artery disease with …

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Congenital Heart Disease – Symptoms Parents Should Look Out for in their Child

29 June, 2016
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<p>Any medical condition or defect in the heart that is developed in the womb (before the birth) that affects the normal working of the heart, is termed as Congenital Heart Disease (CHD). During first 8 to 9 weeks of pregnancy, the heart begins to...

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Da Vinci Robotic Surgical System FAQ

24 November, 2014
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What is Da Vinci Robotic Surgical System? The Da Vinci robotic surgical system is an automated system that accomplishes all laparoscopy related surgical procedures through the use of a robot with four arms. The system is developed around the fact that technology can be used to add precision, comfort, accuracy and pain-less to minimally invasive surgery. …

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#CrediTalk: Breast Cancer Awareness Month With Dr Anusheel Munshi

19 October, 2019
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We observe October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The month also marks a popular western holiday called Halloween. And certainly, everyone would agree that when it comes to diseases, nothing is scarier than cancer. The awareness about breast cancer’s details is important, but it does not finish the conversation. It is, surely, a fortunate thing …

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Overview: Centre Of Excellence Of Reliance Hospital, Navi Mumbai

29 August, 2019
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To heal and save people’s lives, Reliance hospital, Navi Mumbai was established. It is a super-specialty hospital that commits to delivering quality healthcare. This renowned hospital is equipped with the best medical technologies and patient-friendly facilities. This is a robust healthcare network that is accessible and affordable to every individual. To strengthen the healthcare system …

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#CrediTalk: Heart Health Mythbuster By Dr. Yugal K Mishra

20 August, 2019
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‘Myths which are believed in, tend to become true.’ Simply put, a myth is a fact that is false. And a false fact, especially in the medical field, can have serious complications.And in the era where online models like Whatsapp are the key to communication, these false facts spread at a swift pace. No one …

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#CrediTalk: An Interview With Dr. Yugal K Mishra On Heart Diseases In India

19 August, 2019
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<p>India has become a hub for cardiac diseases. The number of deaths caused by cardiovascular diseases rose by nearly 34% between 1990-2016. We can conveniently call this a state of a medical emergency. And it is valid now if you, like us, have qu...

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Your Ultimate Guide To Oral Cancer Treatment

27 July, 2019
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Do you think cigarette smoking makes you look cool? Or smoking a cigar is classy? Or chewing tobacco relieves stress? If yes, we would like you to rethink your answer. Despite the various excuses you give yourself for indulging in the above activities, you cannot deny the consequences that you may have to face- especially …

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Heart Transplant: Risks & Life Expectancy

10 July, 2019
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Heart diseases are on the rise. Among the numerous cardiac conditions, heart failure, heart attack, and stroke are the top concerns of this era. However, innovations in the medical field have increased the chances of survival for those suffering from heart ailments. A heart transplant is one such procedure that has helped innumerable patients overcome …

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CT Scan: Procedure, Risks, Cost, Benefits And Side Effects

21 June, 2019
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CT scan or Computed Tomography scan is the combination of computers and rotating X-ray machines. It is used to create cross-sectional images of the body. CT scan allows doctors to see inside the body with the help of this scanning machine. CT scan procedure shows the exact picture of organs, muscles, and bones. This procedure …

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