Cardiovascular

Cardiovascular

Aortic Aneurysm

Aortic Aneurysm

Aortic Aneurysm – Abnormal dilation of an artery due to weakened vessel wall.
Aortic Dissection

Aortic Dissection

Aortic Dissection – A tear in inner layer of aorta.
Arrhythmia

Arrhythmia

Arrhythmia – Any deviation from the heart’s normal sinus rhythm
ByMaddy Mac2 min read
Cardiomyopathy

Cardiomyopathy

Cardiomyopathy – Diseases of the heart muscle where the walls of the heart chambers have become thickened, stiff, or stretched.
ByAlex Evens3 min read
Congenital Heart Disease

Congenital Heart Disease

Congenital Heart Disease – Conditions that arise as a result of abnormal development of the fetal heart
ByEddie Sewell3 min read
Dyslipidaemia

Dyslipidaemia

Dyslipidaemia – Abnormal blood levels of one or more lipids or lipoproteins.
BySusiksha Basnet2 min read
Heart Failure

Heart Failure

Heart Failure – A Syndrome where the heart is unable to pump blood at a rate commensurate with the requirements of the metabolizing tissues or can do so only from an elevated filling pressure.
ByLucy Trevis4 min read
Hypertension

Hypertension

Hypertension – A clinical condition of persistent high blood pressure >140/90mmHg
ByRhiannon Nielson2 min read
Infective Endocarditis

Infective Endocarditis

Infective Endocarditis – Microbial infection of a heart valve, the lining of a cardiac chamber or blood vessel
ByMadeline Dodge4 min read
Ischaemic Heart Disease

Ischaemic Heart Disease

Ischaemic Heart Disease – Coronary heart disease from lack of blood supply & cell death
ByWangari Murage3 min read
Myocarditis

Myocarditis

Myocarditis – Acute or chronic inflammation of the myocardium
ByRachel Jeffcock2 min read
Pericarditis

Pericarditis

Pericarditis – An inflammation of the pericardium, the lining around the heart
ByStefania Isichei2 min read

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