102017Oct
Can aortopexy improve pulmonary venous stenosis in selected cases?

Can aortopexy improve pulmonary venous stenosis in selected cases?

Pulmonary vein stenosis, particularly affecting the left lower pulmonary vein is sometimes seen following cardiac surgery. The exact mechanism is unknown but enlargement of the heart and rotation of the heart to the left can cause compression on the left lower pulmonary vein at its entrance in the left atrium. Anterolateral displacement of the descending…

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32017Oct
The effect of physical activity on mortality and cardiovascular disease

The effect of physical activity on mortality and cardiovascular disease

“Those who think they have not time for bodily exercise will sooner or later have to find time for illness” Even though it is well known that exercise has a protective effect against cardiovascular diseases, many people find it difficult to build structured exercise in their busy lives. It is often assumed that only high…

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