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標題:視覺和心臟病

如果當您看著一個人,感覺只看到他或她半邊臉清楚,時間持續有幾秒鐘或者幾分鐘之久。如果您感覺您的視覺像是看到窗簾降下或向外拉開般,或是呈現灰色般,持續數分鐘之久,沒有伴隨頭痛,表示您可能有輕微的中風,或者有心臟方面的問題,您的心臟有可能錯過(skip)一次心跳或是心律不整。請儘快請心臟病專科醫師診治。 附圖左邊:有血栓現象的眼球 附圖右邊:正常的眼球 Read More »

Cardiovascular Disease in China: Why Should We Care?

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Editorial Board Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death in China.1 From 2005 to 2015, productivity losses are estimated to be RMB $3.6 trillion (US $550 billion) from hypertension, heart disease, diabetes and stroke, according the World Health Organization and World Economic Forum.2,3,4 In May of 2010, the American Heart Association published that deaths from CVD will increase by 73% ... Read More »

Coronary Artery Disease in South Asians

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Disclosures: No relevant disclosures Address for Correspondence: Mintu P. Turakhia, M.D. M.A.S Palo Alto VA Health Care System Stanford University 3801 Miranda Ave – 111C Palo Alto CA 94304 Tel (650) 858-3932 Fax (866) 756-3025 E-mail: mintu@stanford.edu Sources of Funding: Dr. Turakhia was supported by a Veterans Health Services Research & Development Career Development Award (CDA09027-1) and an American Heart Association National ... Read More »

Ischemic Heart Disease in Pakistani Women: A Case Control Study

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Correspondence: Rafia Rafique New Campus, Lahore, Pakistan Cell: 042-3004215694 Email: rafiawaqar@hotmail.com Coauthor email: naumana_a@hotmail.com ABSTRACT Objective: Control of Ischemic Heart Disease (IHD) in Pakistan has had limited success mainly due to insufficient research data available from studies conducted on Pakistani population, especially on a sample of women. Women tend to differ from men clinically as well as in the overt disease ... Read More »

When to Anticoagulate?

ABSTRACT Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common cardiac arrhythmia disorder in the United States. It is a major independent risk factor for stroke and thromboembolism that is influenced by multiple factors and comorbidities. Oral anticoagulant treatments with aspirin and warfarin have been shown to reduce the risk of stroke in AF patients, but warfarin treatment is associated with significant ... Read More »