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Kayode Kuku

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#CancerAwareness A CALL TO ACTION!
Medic-ALL Anniversary Special (07:25:2015) HEALTH MATTERS The scourge of cancer continues to spread across our world beyond the boundaries of age race and color. In spite of our knowledge of cancers, their risk factors, t...
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Cristie Finnerty

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http://greaterorlandoheartwalk.kintera.org/fhcelefoodies4theheart

Looking for a place to join to participate in the 2015 Greater Orlando Heart Walk, well how about that we are looking for members to join our team and raise money for the AHA.
Our Team is Why! Join Our Team! Imagine the impact if we reduce death and disability from cardiovascular diseases and stroke by 20 percent by 2020! Our team is participating in the American Heart Association's Heart Walk to promote physical activity to build healthier lives, ...
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J ZHAO

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Technology is so advanced today, but why do we still need manual blood pressure? Automatic blood pressure monitors are not accurate, reliable or consistent. Accutension is to solve this problem. Your manual blood pressure on your smartphone.
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Dilip Mathew

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Grapefruit or grapefruit juice could lead to serious side effects if you're taking heart medication. See how and why even as little as a half a grapefruit can negatively affect your heart medication, and why you should cut it out entirely when taking some medications. 
See how and why grapefruit can negatively affect your heart medication, and why you should cut it out entirely when taking some medications.
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can you share with me, why can't i take grapefruit, am on LANOXIN 250 MG daily, and also ISOPTIN SR 240MG daily. i had a MVR surgery during 1993. 
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                            The Best Diet to Prevent Stroke.
Your diet can help to protect you from stroke
Scratch the Sodium intake from your diet
Power up your Potassium intake
Focus  on Fiber
Add more fruits and vegetables to your diet
Try the Mediterranean diet
Avoid drinking,smoking
Pick healthier Protein sources
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good information; good advice!
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Work from the most effective #cardiology coding solution — tool includes 38 AAPC-approved CEUs.

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Can Cost Management Help to Improve your #Revenue Cycle Actively?
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Innovative and thoughtful strategies that are cost effective will prove advantageous to your revenue cycle. Read to know how cost management can help!
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Durdans Hospital

My Heart. My Life.  - 
 
CARDIAC CASE STUDY - Rotablation (high speed drilling through calcium) assisted leftmainstem/LAD/Lcx PTCA (coronary stenting)- 1st of its kind in Sri Lanka and a UNIQUE CASE in SOUTH ASIA.

Mrs Vishaka Nancy Cook (patient) and Mr Roshan Cook (her son) were getting ready to leave hospital when we visited her room barely 48hrs after this unique procedure.
Mrs Cook, at the age of 84 is a person who had travelled frequently overseas as her sons live around the world. She was an ex-journalist for the Daily News paper which she mentioned proudly to us. She looked a strong nice little lady. Next to her was her strong
and tall son who was beaming in happiness to see his
mother up on her feet and happy.On the night of 23rd of September 2014, Mrs Cook experienced tightness in the chest and palpitations and was investigated urgently by referral to Dr Pandula Athaudaarachchi, Resident Consultant interventional Cardiologist at #Durdans.
 It was identified that she had a cardiac rhythm problem brought on by lack of blood supply to the heart. A coronary angiogram undertaken
had shown heavily calcified (hardened) and severely narrowed left main and main branch narrowings upto 90%. She had Diabetes and Hypertension with other complications.
Under normal circumstances, a bypass operation may have been the only suitable option available, but joint heart team review was conducted due to the complexity of the case; Dr Kesava Dev presented the pros and cons of open heart surgery and Dr Pandula
Athaudaarachchi had given the perspective of novel interventional cardiology procedure of rotablation assited percutaneous coronary intervention (PTCA) in the left main artery. Both had spoken to Mrs Cook and the family. With her medical conditions and age,
the interventional approach, despite the technical challenges, had a lower risk and a quicker return to normalcy and was accepted.
Dr Pandula Athaudaarachchi had performed many such complex procedures in many years of his overseas training in UK both as an interventional fellow and a consultant. He is formally recognised in UK as a trained consultant operator in this complex procedure.

He detailed out the plans A, B, C to the family and safety nets should a difficulty arise, which made the family very confident to proceed with the new technique.

Rotablation assisted leftmainstem / LAD / Lcx PTCA (stenting) was conducted under the support of a intra-aortic balloon pump and impressively the patient was awake throughout the procedure and comfortable with local anaesthetia.
Dr Dushyanthi Perera, Consultant Anaesthetist was on standby if a need arises for ventilatory support, but the procedure was carried out seamlessly and precisely, within 2 hours without any complication- the left main,and its two big branches had all been drilled, expanded
and 3 stents deployed with precision to achieve a perfect result within these 2 hours.
The patient could eat and drink immediately afterwards and the balloon pump could be removed after 6 hours. The patient could walk within 24 hours and was ready for discharge next day. This procedure was a huge success given the technical complexity and was an impressive quick recovery for the 84 year old lady.

‘Really fantastic staff! They were all very helpful. Both doctors explained the procedure and its risk factors very well. Mainly, because of Dr Pandula’s excellent planning and methodical ways of handling this complex procedure, we were assured and confident in going
ahead with the right decision’ were the concluding words from Mr Roshan Cook.

Dr Pandula Athaudaarachchi Commented “The skill and
technolgy for such complex procedures is here and I am glad that I can offer our patients state-of-the-art coronary treatment on par with the world’s developed countries, so that they do not have to travel overseas
to get such treatment at a huge cost and risking their lives. I wish more such patients will be sent in by their physicians for treatment-many people did not have such options for a long time”.

Before I left her room, Mrs Cook stood for a photograph
with Dr Pandula and her son, with a lot of joy in her
sparkling eyes
 
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J ZHAO

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The Secret Of Automated Blood Pressure Monitor You Don’t Know
What Others Said On The Accuracy May Not Be Applicable To You
When we buy a product, sometimes we ask around and read some product reviews on the web to seek ideas from others. If you plan to buy a BPM, will you ask round for the accuracy of various models and brands? But when you get the answer, is it really applicable to you?
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Cristie Finnerty

My Heart. My Life.  - 
 
Staying ALIVE.....Is  why I joined AHA for Walk on September 12.  Join our team Foodies 4 the HEART.

https://youtu.be/n5hP4DIBCEE
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this is a good and creative way to advertise and get the word out about hands only CPR...whatever works...whatever it takes to save lives, is well worth it!
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J ZHAO

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World First Automatic Blood Pressure Monitor Accuracy Checker!
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BTW, you can signup at accutension.com to get update and savings.
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Dropping weight and becoming healthier will make your life a whole lot easier. I can help you take the first step all you have to do is have the will to do and reach out to me.

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Gina Kane

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Looking for tips on running again after a heart attack. I've been trying and trying but anxiety skyrockets as soon as my heart rate spikes or hurts. (have had the dr. ok to try again!! Thank you. 
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mal maru

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An Innovative Treatment for Heart Failure

"Sunshine Heart is focused on a cardiac assist therapy to treat heart failure patients. Currently in clinical studies, the C-Pulse Heart Assist System is a different approach to augment the heart’s function, not replace it. It may be implanted using a minimally invasive approach and is designed to treat clinical symptoms associated with moderate to severe heart failure."

C-Pulse®  device is limited to investigational use only in the US. More details see - www.sunshineheart.com

C-Pulse® is a registered trademark of Sunshine Heart Inc.

#heartfailure   #clinicaltrials   #congestiveheartfailure   #hearttreatment     #cardiologist  
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Dr.Pandula Athauda-arachchi ( Our Resident Interventional Cardiologist) is an Invited guest speaker-
Presentation at International summit - on saving lives from acute Myocardial infarctions- #Lumen Global 2015, at Bangkok- With Dr Sameer Mehta (Ex President of American Heart Association), Dr Tim Henry and elite panel of experts from United States and Canada.
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Thanks for your kind views.
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