Tag: heart-care

MRI compatible miniature wireless pacemakers
MRI compatible miniature wireless pacemakers

In cases of heart disease or arrhythmia in healthy people, the heart operates in a different way. The irregularity in the beats, which can be slow, fast or dotted with pauses, manifests itself with a series of symptoms that range between palpitations and fainting. There are various treatment methods developed for the different operation modes […] Read More
How are robotic surgery procedures carried out while the heart is beating?
How are robotic surgery procedures carried out while the heart is beating?

Interview with Professor Cem Alhan, cardiovascular surgeon in Acıbadem Healthcare Group Turkey The procedures performed under robotic cardiac surgery are the same as the ones performed under open heart surgery, only the access points and methods differ. For instance, this objective can be repair of a dysfunctional valve, replacement of a structurally impaired valve with […] Read More
DOES YOUR BABY MANIFEST THESE SYMPTOMS?
DOES YOUR BABY MANIFEST THESE SYMPTOMS?

Each year, one million babies across the world are born with congenital heart diseases. There are over 200 congenital heart diseases, among which developmental disorders of the ventricles and auricles, holes in the chambers of the heart and cardiac valve disorders are prominent. However, there is news which put the mind at ease: Owing to […] Read More
A new method: Aortic Valves Made From The “Cardiac Membrane”
A new method: Aortic Valves Made From The “Cardiac Membrane”

Aortic valve diseases, which can be congenital or acquired, both reduce the quality of life and have the potential for reaching stages in which they are life-threatening. Therefore, when an individual manifests symptoms such as becoming easily exhausted, shortness of breath, fainting spells and chest pain with the heart being adversely affected by these problems, […] Read More
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