American Journal of Cardiology Research and Reviews


Understanding Health Professionals about Preservation of Silence in the Intensive Care Unit During the Post-Heart Surgery Surgery: a Systematic Review

Review Article of American Journal of Cardiology Research and Reviews Understanding Health Professionals about Preservation of Silence in the Intensive Care Unit During the Post-Heart Surgery Surgery: a Systematic Review Celestino Maciel Pedrosa Junior1, Juliana Monteiro Costa2, Juliana Lucchesi Carneiro Leão Silva3, Maria do Carmo de Farias Andrade4 1Master's student, Professional Master's Degree in Health Psychology, Pernambuco School of Health and Clinical Hospital Psychologist, Royal Portuguese Hospital of Charity in Pernambuco.2PhD in Clinical Psychology from the Catholic University of Pernambuco and Permanent Professor of the Professional Master's Degree in Health Psychology at the Pernambucana College of Health. 3PhD Student in Clinical Psychology at the Catholic University of Pernambuco and hospital psychologist at the Royal Portuguese Hospital of Charity in Pernambuco. 4Master student in Clinical Psychology, Catholic University of Pernambuco and Hospital Psychologist at the Royal Portuguese Hospital of Charity in Pernambuco. Introduction: Through studies in the scientific literature about the measurement of sounds in the Intensive Care Unit environment, it is clear that the noise, continuous sound of equipment and those caused by the health team itself is excessive and above 85dB (decibels), favors increased sensitivity of patients to pain, irritation, post-traumatic stress and may cause psychomotor agitation, delirium, changes in heart rate and sleep. A peaceful environment can bring countless benefits to restoring the health of patients, as well as reducing the stress of professionals. Objective: To analyze some research and studies published in Brazil about the noise in an Intensive Care Unit and the perception that professionals have about this topic. Methods: A systematic literature review was performed with electronic search of articles indexed in PePSIC and SciELO databases, published from 2009 to 2019, in which the inclusion and exclusion criteria were considered. Results: indicate that the noise in this type of place often presents with an oscillating ...

INDUCTION OF EXPERIMENTAL TROMBOSES IN ANIMAL MODEL

Review Article of American Journal of Cardiology Research and Reviews INDUCTION OF EXPERIMENTAL TROMBOSES IN ANIMAL MODEL Arthur Hipólito Pereira Leite1*, Adriana Maria da Silva Telles2, Ana Lúcia Figueiredo Porto3 Introduction: In vivo studies, related to thrombosis, allow a better understanding of the biological behavior of molecules with thrombolytic properties. Goal: To evaluate the methodological characteristics as well as the efficacy of thrombosis induced by the association of the blood stasis method and ferric chloride (FeCl3). Methodology: Review of published literature on the topic “Experimental thrombosis”. This search was performed in the Pubmed, ScieceDirect, Scielo and Google Academic databases, by crossing the following descriptors: Thrombosis, Fibrinolytics and Cardiovascular Diseases. Articles, dissertations and theses written in Portuguese and English were selected without delimitation of the date of publication. Results: National and international studies have shown that the induction of thrombosis, by association of the methods mentioned above, is simple, cheap and reproducible. In addition, this combination of techniques allows adequate mimicking of the thrombogenic characteristics observed in humans. Conclusion: Studies in biological models are essential for understanding the mechanisms involved in thrombotic disorders. Keywords: Cardiovascular diseases, Fibrinolytics, Thrombosis ...

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

Research Article of American Journal of Cardiology Research and Reviews Chemotherapy-induced cardiotoxicity: Preliminary report from a tertiary cancer centre in India Dr Suwarna 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 common malignancies. However, the ten-year survival rate is even more high, i.e. approximately 80% or higher for breast, melanoma, lymphoma, and uterine cancers. Contrary to the improved long-term cancer survival rates there has been an increase in adverse cardiac effects of cancer treatment. A retrospective analysis of patients admitted at HCG Manavata Cancer Centre, Nashik was conducted. The study was conducted at a single center comprising of 115 participants. Anthracyline chemotherapy has remained a mainstay treatment approach for cancer patients. Cardiotoxic side-effects of anthracyline chemotherapy regimens often limits their dosing. Although anthracylines have been associated with improved cancer outcomes, there remains an increased risk of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. Doxorubicin-induced cardio toxicity was 5.45% while trastuzumab cardio toxicity was 5.26% (Table 4). The estimated cardio toxicity rate for our two-year follow-up was 4.08% for all specified chemotherapy regimens. The early detection of cardio toxicity by appropriate follow-up and monitoring is essential. Evaluation of patients using LVEF as a key parameter would help prevent irreversible cardio toxic events. Our preliminary report may act as a base for researchers and academicians to conduct and review ongoing chemotherapy regimens. Keywords: Chemotherapy-induced cardiotoxicity, Preliminary report, Tertiary cancer centre, India ...

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

Review Article of American Journal of Cardiology Research and Reviews 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 a contraction pattern as possible. This mini review describes short history of pacemaker and evolution of concept of physiological pacing like RVOT Pacing and its technical aspects of successful implantation. Keywords: Right Ventricular Outflow Tract (RVOT), Physiological Pacing ...

Dr. Arnon Blum
Professor and Head of the Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Bar Ilan University

Dr. Antonio Manenti
Associated Professor of Surgery at the University of Modena (Italy)

Dr. Luca Zanoli
Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, School of Nephrology, University of Catania, Italy

Dr. Ravinder Reddy Gaddam
Department of Internal Medicine, Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa, USA

Dr. Richard Kones
Director, MD, FAHA, FESC, FRSM, FCCP, FAGS, FRSH, FRSB, Cardiometabolic Research Institute, 8181 Fannin St, Bldg 3, Unit 314, Houston, TX 77054 USA

Dr. Erich Cosmi
Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Department of Woman and Child Health, University of Padua, Italy

Dr. Elena Cavarretta
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Medical-Surgical Sciences and Biotechnologies, Sapienza University of Rome, corso della Repubblica 79, 04100 Latina Italy

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1.Suwarna Tambade, Sagar Bhalerao, Rucha Sule, Rajnish Nagarkar. Chemotherapy-induced cardiotoxicity: Preliminary report from a tertiary cancer centre in India.American Journal of Cardiology Research and Reviews, 2018, 1:7. DOI:10.28933/ajcrar-2018-10-0501 
2.Sudeb Mukherjee. RVOT Septal Pacing: Short review of History and Technical Requirements for successful implantation. .American Journal of Cardiology Research and Reviews, 2018, 1:6 

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