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Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting - Before Surgery

CABG  heart bypass surgery 

Your doctor may use diagnostic tests or procedures before CABG to determine how serious your ischemic heart disease is and where the coronary arteries are narrowed. If you need CABG, talk to your doctor about how to prepare for the procedure.

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How Is Atherosclerosis Diagnosed?

Your doctor will diagnose atherosclerosis based on your medical and family histories, a physical exam, and results from one or more tests: blood test, electrocardiogram (EKG), chest x ray, ankle/brachial index, echocardiography, computed tomography (CT) scan, stress testing, and angiography.

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How Can Atherosclerosis Be Prevented or Delayed?

Taking action to control your risk factors—through heart-healthy eating, physical activity, quitting smoking, and weight control—can help prevent or delay atherosclerosis and its related diseases.

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Trastornos hemorrágicos - Diagnóstico

hemophilia  coagulación 

Es posible que su médico pueda diagnosticar su trastorno hemorrágico, su gravedad y si es heredado o adquirido en función de sus signos y síntomas, factores de riesgo, historia médica y familiar, un examen físico y análisis de sangre.

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Anemia de células falciformes - Detección y prevención

hemoglobina 

Las personas que no saben si portan un gen de hemoglobina anormal pueden pedirle a su médico que les haga un análisis de sangre.

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Coronary Heart Disease - Women and Heart Disease

coronary artery disease  coronary heart disease  coronary microvascular disease 

Coronary heart disease is the leading cause of death for women. About 80% of women ages 40 to 60 have one or more risk factors for coronary heart disease. Having multiple risk factors significantly increases a woman’s chance of developing coronary heart disease.

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Coronary Heart Disease - Treatment

coronary artery disease  coronary heart disease  coronary microvascular disease 

Your treatment plan depends on how severe your disease is, the severity of your symptoms, and any other health conditions you may have. Possible treatments for coronary heart disease include heart-healthy lifestyle changes, medicines, or procedures such as coronary artery bypass grafting or percutaneous coronary intervention.

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Life After a Stroke

Ongoing care—including heart-healthy lifestyle changes and medicines—speech, physical, and occupational therapy rehabilitation, and mental health care and support can help you recover from a stroke and may even help prevent another stroke. Know the stroke warning signs and call 9–1–1 for emergency help if you think you are having another stroke.

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¿Qué es EPOC?

La enfermedad pulmonar obstructiva crónica, o EPOC, es una enfermedad progresiva que causa dificultad para respirar. En los Estados Unidos el término EPOC abarca dos enfermedades principales, el enfisema y la bronquitis crónica.

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How Can Sudden Cardiac Arrest Be Prevented?

If you’ve already had sudden cardiac arrest, an implantable cardioverter defibrillator reduces the chances of dying from a second sudden cardiac arrest. If you have not yet had sudden cardiac arrest but have severe coronary heart disease, your doctor may prescribe a beta blocker or statin. Following a healthy lifestyle can help you lower your risk for sudden cardiac arrest, coronary heart disease, and other heart problems.

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