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Carotid Endarterectomy

Carotid endarterectomy is surgery that removes plaque buildup from inside a carotid artery in your neck.

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Oxygen Therapy

oxygen  supplemental oxygen 

Oxygen therapy is a short- or long-term treatment that delivers oxygen gas for you to breathe to help increase the amount of oxygen in your blood.

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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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Ventricular Assist Device

heart pump 

A ventricular assist device (VAD) is a mechanical pump that supports heart function and blood flow in people who have weakened hearts. These devices can support the function of the left, right, or both heart ventricles.

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Chest MRI

magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)  nuclear magnetic resonance 

A chest MRI is a painless imaging test that uses radio waves, magnets, and a computer to create detailed pictures of the structures in your chest, including your chest wall, heart, and blood vessels.

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Nuclear Heart Scan

nuclear stress test  radionuclide scan 

A nuclear heart scan is an imaging test that uses special cameras and a radioactive substance called a tracer to create pictures of 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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Catheter Ablation

cardiac catheter ablation 

Catheter ablation is a procedure that uses energy to make small scars in your heart tissue to prevent abnormal electrical signals from moving through your heart. Radiofrequency (RF) ablation uses high-energy, locally delivered RF signals to make the scars. Cryoablation uses extremely cold temperatures to make the scars. Sometimes, laser light energy is used.

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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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¿Qué es la enfermedad de células falciformes?

Trastorno falciforme por hemoglobina S  Hemoglobina SS  Hemoglobina SC  Hemoglobina S?0 talasemia  Hemoglobina S?+ talasemia  Hemoglobina SD  Hemoglobina SE  Anemia de células falciformes  Anemia drepanocítica  Enfermedad por Hb S  Enfermedad por hemoglobina S  Enfermedad por hemoglobina SS  Enfermedades de células falciformes 

El término enfermedad de células falciformes describe a un grupo de trastornos hereditarios de los glóbulos rojos. Las personas con enfermedad de células falciformes tienen una hemoglobina anormal, llamada hemoglobina S o hemoglobina falciforme, en sus glóbulos rojos. La hemoglobina falciforme causa que los glóbulos rojos cambien su forma a una medialuna u hoz de hoja curva.

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