Cardiac Echocardiography – Subxiphoid View – SonoSite, Inc.

– Hello, my name is Phil Perera, and I’m the Emergency Ultrasound Coordinator at the New York Presbyterian Hospital in New York City, and welcome to SoundBytes Cases. In this module, we’ll continue our journey through the cardiac echocardiography examinations, looking at the four standard views. In this module, we’re specifically going to focus on…

Andrew Kolodziej, MD – UK HealthCare

Hi my name is Andrew Kolodziej. I’m a cardiologist trained here at the University of Kentucky. My particular interests, from a cardiology perspective, are advanced heart failure, heart transplant, but also pulmonary hypertension. And that’s pretty much why I ended up staying here as faculty. There was a dramatic moment in my life where, actually,…

Rapides Regional Health Talk – Kids and high blood pressure

– [Narrator] Health Talk brought to you by Rapides Regional Medical Center. (upbeat music) – Yes, kids and their antics can affect their parents’ blood pressure, but what about their own? According to recent studies, an estimated 3.5% of all children and teens have high blood pressure. While the condition often goes undiagnosed and untreated….

Ventricular Septal Defect, Animation

ventricular septal defect or VSD refers to an opening in the interventricular septum that separates the two ventricles of the heart in normal circulation oxygen poor blood from the body returns to the right side of the heart where it is pumped into the pulmonary artery and to the lungs after being oxygenated oxygen-rich blood…

What Drives Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction?

Our lab is really interested in understanding what drives heart failure with preserved ejection fraction, or HFpEF. And the overall hypothesis is really that obesity leads to systemic inflammation which can drive HFpEF in and of itself as a systemic phenotype, and so our lab is really interested in trying to elucidate systemic phenotypes and…

7 Surprising Causes Of High Blood Pressure

7 Surprising Causes Of High Blood Pressure. Quick -– what causes high blood pressure? The first culprits that pop into your mind are likely to be: eating too much salt, being stressed out all the time, and alcohol abuse. And you would be right. But there are also less obvious causes of high blood pressure,…

The Heart in Four Dimensions

– Catheterization is a gold standard for evaluating pressure hemodynamics and to a good degree, also flow, but it’s a very two-dimensional view of what’s going on inside the heart. Whereas with MRI, we can also look at how the flow actually moves from one side of the heart to another, and to the vessels….

Atrial Septal Defect (ASD), Animation.

Atrial septal defect, or ASD, is a congenital heart defect in which blood flows abnormally between the two atria of the heart. Normally, the atria are separated by a wall called the interatrial septum. In ASD patients, this septum is defective allowing blood flow between the two chambers. During fetal development, when the interatrial septum…

What is dukes criteria? Mnemonic and explanation

The Duke criteria are a set of clinical criteria set forward for the diagnosis of infective endocarditis. Fulfilling the criteria includes either having 2 major criteria, 1 major and 3 minor criteria, or 5 minor criteria. The two major criteria are positive blood cultures for infective endocarditis, and evidence of endocardial involvement. The five minor…