Renowned consultant cardiologist Dr Kaushik Guha explains the most common symptoms and causes of heart failure in this expert guide to the condition. The leading specialist also sheds light on how heart failure is treated.
A heart that beats too fast, too slow or with an irregular rhythm can reveal arrhythmia, a condition that affects more than two million people in the UK. Highly acclaimed consultant cardiologist, Dr Fu Siong Ng, explains what exactly is an arrhythmia, what are its noticeable symptoms, and how can arrhythmias be managed – with lifestyle changes and with medical treatment.
When the heart is unable to pump blood properly around the body is known as heart failure, a chronic condition that occurs after the heart has become too weak or stiff. Dr Fadi Jouhra, highly regarded consultant cardiologist, provides an expert insight into this condition.
In this article, highly regarded consultant cardiologist, Dr Paramjit Jeetley, walks us through the main risk factors that are associated with heart failure, reveals how one can effectively prevent an onset of heart failure or reduce the effect of the symptoms, and tells us whether or not one's failing heart can be cured.
Inherited heart diseases are conditions that affect the heart and cardiovascular system caused by geentic abnormalities that are passed down from a parent to their offspring. Leading consultant cardiologist, based in London, Professor Sanjay Sharma explains this further. He discusses how these conditions are tested for and whether they can be prevented or are more likely to be passed from one parent than another.
An echocardiogram is a highly effective and efficient scan of the heart, which can detect a number of different underlying and potentially serious heart-related complications. On hand to provide us with a detailed, expert analysis of echocardiograms is highly experienced consultant cardiologist, Dr Paramjit Jeetley.
Catheter ablation is a minimally invasive surgical procedure that aims to correct short-circuiting in the electrical circuit of the heart. Dr Fu Siong Ng, highly esteemed consultant cardiologist, explains what a catheter ablation does, what is the recovery like and how many times a catheter ablation can be performed for the same patient.
Congenital heart disease is a specific term, in that it refers to a condition that's present from birth. However, there are various types of heart diseases that it can refer to. Leading private cardiologist Dr Francesco Lo Monoco provides an expert introduction to congenital heart disease in this informative article.
When we think of the role of medical professionals in sport, it's not often that the first field of medicine we think of is cardiology. We know sport is good for the heart, it makes it stronger, so how can cardiologists help athletes? Highly experienced and well-regarded London-based consulant cardiologist, Professor Sanjay Sharma highlights the importance of sports cardiology, explaining what exactly it involves and how sport can affect the heart. Professor Sharma discusses the impotance of preventative care of athletes as well.
In this fascinating article, esteemed London-based consultant interventional cardiologist, Dr Iqbal Malik, provides us with an in-depth account of what exactly Hayley Bieber suffered from recently, and explains why a PFO forms, how it is diagnosed, and when it should be closed.