Archive for the ‘surgery’ Category

What is Coronary Angioplasty?

Friday, December 9th, 2011 1,354 views

Coronary arteries are the vessels responsible for blood supply, oxygen and nutrients to the heart muscle. When the coronary arteries have blockage by fatty plaque there is a difficulty in the passage of blood, which can cause chest pain (angina pectoris) and / or acute myocardial infarction. Angioplasty is a ...

What is Cardiac Catheterization?

Friday, December 9th, 2011 1,242 views

Cardiac catheterization is a procedure performed in order to diagnose and / or treat many cardiac pathologies. Through this you can assess heart function, the anatomy of the coronary arteries, presence of plaque (stenosis) in arteries, changes in the functioning of the heart valves, congenital diseases to diagnose and calculate ...

The History of Plastic Surgery

Wednesday, August 6th, 2008 2,800 views

The Early Years The history of plastic surgery began more than 4,000 years ago. Although reconstructive surgery was used in India in 800 BC, the history of plastic surgery moved very slowly for thousands of years, especially in European medicine. (Eastern medicine’s history of plastic surgery is much more lengthy, with ...