Cardiology Research and Reviews

  • Chemotherapy-induced cardiotoxicity: Preliminary report from a tertiary cancer centre in India

    Chemotherapy-induced cardiotoxicity: Preliminary report from a tertiary cancer centre in India Dr Suwarana Tambade MBBS, DNB- Medicine, Dr Sagar Bhalerao MBBS MD Oncology, Dr Rucha Sule MBBS, MD Psychiatry Dr Rajnish Nagarkar MS, MRCS (Edin), DNB BSS (UK), MNAMS HCG Manavata Cancer Centre, Nashik, India. Cancer has emerged as a major public health issue in India owing to significant epidemiological and demographic transition. As per literature, the overall ten-year survival rate for cancer is at 50% across the 20 most…

  • RVOT Septal Pacing: Short review of History and Technical Requirements for successful implantation

    RVOT Septal Pacing: Short review of History and Technical Requirements for successful implantation Sudeb Mukherjee Institute Of Cardiovascular Science, Institute Of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research, Kolkata-700020. The idea of Right Ventricular Outflow Tract (RVOT) septal pacing is based on the fact that the septal region of the RVOT and mid RV are the first zones of the ventricle to depolarise , suggesting that pacing from these areas on the right side of the septum would achieve as normal…

  • Hematological Change in Dogs Infected by Babesia Canis From Recife/Pernambuco

    Hematological Change in Dogs Infected by Babesia Canis From Recife/Pernambuco Osório, M.O1, Albuquerque, E.N2, Accioly, C.C3, Behar, J.N.P4 1,2,3Psicóloga do Instituto de Medicina Integral Professor Fernando Figueira – IMIP, Tutora do Curso de Psicologia da Faculdade Pernambucana de Saúde – FPS 4Psicóloga do Instituto de Medicina Integral Professor Fernando Figueira – IMIP Introduction: The canine babesiosis is a disease caused by the intra-erythrocyte hematozoa Babesia canis, B. gibsoni and B. vogeli, mainly transmitted by Rhipicefalus sanguineus tick. In Brazil, the…

  • Psychological Care Occurs in Pre and Postoperative Cardiac Valve Replacement Surgery

    Psychological Care Occurs in Pre and Postoperative Cardiac Valve Replacement Surgery Osório, M.O1, Albuquerque, E.N2, Accioly, C.C3, Behar, J.N.P4 1,2,3Psicóloga do Instituto de Medicina Integral Professor Fernando Figueira – IMIP, Tutora do Curso de Psicologia da Faculdade Pernambucana de Saúde – FPS 4Psicóloga do Instituto de Medicina Integral Professor Fernando Figueira – IMIP Introduction: Cardiovascular diseases affect many individuals and their medical evaluation identifies the need for surgery, such as myocardial revascularization, valve replacement, among others. Cardiac valve replacement is…

  • Prevalence of Obesity in Hypertensive Patients

    Prevalence of Obesity in Hypertensive Patients Gomes, K.K.L¹; Lima, A.A.F² 1Enfermeira da Atenção Básica e Especialista em Saúde da Família; ²Psicóloga do NASF e Especialista em Saúde Mental e Dependência Química Introduction: Obesity is an independent risk factor for cardiovascular diseases and plays a central role in the metabolic syndrome, which involves hypertension, insulin resistance and dyslipidemia. The prevalence of hypertension is about 3 times higher in obese patients. In the treatment of hypertension associated with obesity the decrease of…

  • Health Education in Systemic Arterial Hypertension: an Approach to Nursing

    Health Education in Systemic Arterial Hypertension: an Approach to Nursing Francisco, J.A1; Anjos, K.R.B2; Melo, C.M.C.S3; Oliveira, J.E.F4; Araújo, A.A5; Cabral, J.V.B6 1Estudante do Curso de Enfermagem – UFPE; 2,3,4,5Estudantes do Curso de Enfermagem – UFPE, 6Docente/Pesquisador do Departamento de Enfermagem – UFPE. A Introduction: Systemic arterial hypertension is a multifactorial clinical condition characterized by elevated and sustained blood pressure levels, which when not adequately treated causes temporary and / or permanent complications. Constantly associated with injuries such as cerebrovascular…

  • Multidisciplinary Care in Elderly Patients With Immobility Due to Femur Fractures

    Multidisciplinary Care in Elderly Patients With Immobility Due to Femur Fractures Lucena, L.C.C.L1; Queiroz, R.C.S1; Lucena Neto, I.G2 1Acadêmicas do 6º Período do Curso de Medicina da Universidade Federal de Pernambuco/Campus Acadêmico do Agreste / Núcleo de Ciências da Vida – UFPE/CAA/NCV. 2Neurologista do Hospital Mestre Vitalino em Caruaru-PE. Introduction: the aging of the brazilian population is a growing and inevitable phenomenon. Concomitantly, Brazil has a high number of cases of femur fractures in the elderly due to its propensity…