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Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

coronary angioplasty 

Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), also known as coronary angioplasty, is a nonsurgical procedure that improves blood flow to your heart.

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CPAP

continuous positive airway pressure 

CPAP is a treatment that uses mild air pressure to keep your breathing airways open. It involves using a CPAP machine that includes a mask or other device that fits over your nose or your nose and mouth, straps to position the mask, a tube that connects the mask to the machine’s motor, and a motor that blows air into the tube.

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Sleep Studies

polysomnography 

Sleep studies are painless, noninvasive tests that measure how well you sleep and how your body responds to sleep problems. The more common sleep studies monitor and record data about your body during a full night of sleep.

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Prevención de la EPOC

Usted puede tomar medidas para prevenir la EPOC antes de que comience. Si usted ya tiene EPOC, puede tomar medidas para prevenir. las complicaciones y retrasar la progresión de la enfermedad.

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Screening and Prevention of Overweight and Obesity

To screen for overweight and obesity, your doctor will calculate your body mass index (BMI) to check if you or your child are a healthy weight. Your doctor may recommend healthy lifestyle changes, such as healthy eating and physical activity, to prevent overweight and obesity.

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High Blood Pressure - Screening and Prevention

hypertension  high blood pressure  blood pressure 

Everyone age 3 or older should have their blood pressure checked by a healthcare provider at least once a year. Healthy lifestyle changes can help prevent high blood pressure from developing.

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Congenital Heart Defects - Diagnosis

atrial septal defect  Holes in the Heart  Ventricular Septal Defect  Tetralogy of Fallot  Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA)  Congenital Heart Disease 

Some congenital heart defects are diagnosed during pregnancy or soon after birth. Others may not be diagnosed until adulthood. Your or your child’s doctor will perform a physical exam and order diagnostic tests and procedures based on what he or she finds in the physical exam.

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Venous Thromboembolism - Causes

VTE occurs in the veins that carry blood to your heart. Blood clots can develop in veins damaged by surgery or trauma, or a result of inflammation in response to an infection or injury.

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Arrhythmia - Living With

arrhythmias  dysrhythmia 

If you have been diagnosed and treated for arrhythmia, make sure to follow your treatment plan. Your ongoing care may focus on reducing the chance that you will have another episode or a complication. Keep your regular appointments with your doctor. Ask about heart-healthy lifestyle changes that you can make to keep your arrhythmia from happening again or getting worse.

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Venous Thromboembolism - Risk Factors

Risk factors for VTE include a history of a previous VTE event; surgery; medical conditions such as cancer or spinal cord injury; pregnancy; paralysis or long periods of immobilization; specific genes; and certain circumstances related to age, race, and sex. In most cases of VTE, there is more than one risk factor involved. The more risk factors you have, the greater the chance you have of developing VTE.

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