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Ventricular rate control

Sustained high ventricular rates during persistent or permanent AF can lead to a deterioration in left ventricular function, hence the requirement for rate control. Historically, digoxin has been us...

Spleen Disorders

Located under your left lung, beneath the diaphragm, the spleen has two functions; lymphocyte production (which takes place in the white pulp) and filtration of the blood by phagocytes to remove mic...

Tricuspid Regurgitation

Tricuspid regurgitation (tricuspid incompetence, tricuspid insufficiency) is leakage of blood backward through the tricuspid valve each time the right ventricle contracts.Tricuspid regurgitation is ...

Ventricular aneurysm

Ventricular aneurysms are usually aftereffects of myocardial infarctions. When the heart muscle (cardiac muscle) partially dies during a heart attack, a layer of muscle may survive, and being severe...

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The Spectrin cytoskeleton regulates the Hippo signalling pathway

The Spectrin cytoskeleton is known to be polarised in epithelial cells, yet its role remains poorly understood. Here, we show that the Spectrin cytoskeleton controls Hippo signalling. In the developin...

Launch of ThoraQuik® for pneumothorax and pleural effusions

Medical Device Innovations Ltd of Daresbury Innovation Centre is pleased to announce the launch of their ThoraQuik® device for the treatment of pneumothorax and pleural effusions. The product...

Why tool-wielding crows are left- or right-beaked

New Caledonian crows—well known for their impressive stick-wielding abilities—show preferences when it comes to holding their tools on the left or the right sides of their beaks, in much the same ...

VIDEO: Like Humans, Chicks Count From Left to Right

When you think of the numbers one and ten, which of them feels like it’s on the left, and which is on the right? If you’re like most people, you think of the number one as being on the left. This ...

Apico-basal forces exerted by apoptotic cells drive epithelium folding

Epithelium folding is a basic morphogenetic event that is essential in transforming simple two-dimensional epithelial sheets into three-dimensional structures in both vertebrates and invertebrates. Fo...

New Oxford Study Says Deliberate Lung Collapse Makes Mesothelioma Procedure Easier, According to Surviving Mesothelioma

In a newly-published report, doctors in England claim that inducing a collapsed lung can improve treatment for certain mesothelioma patients undergoing thoracoscopy. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) March 12, 2015...

Make the Diagnosis: An Adult Woman with Restricted Shoulder Motion and Neck Pain

(MedPage Today) -- Case Study: A twenty-five-year-old woman presented with a lifelong history of restricted left shoulder motion and progressive neck and shoulder pain. She had been told as a child th...

Ants show left bias when exploring new spaces

(University of Bristol) Unlike Derek Zoolander, ants don't have any difficulty turning left. New research from the University of Bristol, UK published today in Biology Letters, has found that the maj...

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Outpatient Drainage Therapy with a Thoracic Vent for Traumatic Pneumothorax due to Bull Attack.

Outpatient drainage therapy is generally indicated for spontaneous pneumothoraces. A 63-year-old man, who had been attacked by a bull sustaining injuries on the right side of his chest, was referred t...

Dealing with a left ventricular pseudoaneurysm during assist device implant.

Despite increasing use of left ventricular devices for the surgical treatment of heart failure, there is limited experience with implantation of devices in the setting of challenging left apical anato...

The Berglin apical stitch: a simple technique to straighten things out in atrial fibrillation surgery.

In the Cox-Maze IV procedure, or in endocardial left atrial ablation, correct positioning of the surgical ablation probe within the left atrium might be difficult due to bulging or folds in the poster...

Approach of the treatment for pneumothorax.

Pneumothorax can occur in several situations such as; chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) where emphysema is observed or due to a biopsy for malignancy suspicion. In any case it is a dangerou...

Acute cardiac sympathetic disruption and left ventricular wall motion abnormality in takotsubo syndrome.

Takotsubo syndrome (TS) is characterized by a unique pattern of transient circumferential left ventricular wall motion abnormality (LVWMA). The LVWMA in TS may be localized to the apical, mid-apical, ...

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