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The chest pain due to the inadequate supply of oxygen to the heart and cardiac ischemia but does not cause myocardial necrosis.
The atrial septal defect (ASD) closure device is made of woven-form nickel-titanium alloy, which alloy features the memory for shapes.
Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) Filter is the isolation device of veins that can “prevent pulmonary embolism.”
Patients take 3 or more types of anti-hypertensives but the blood pressure is still higher than 140 / 90 mmHg.
Coronary Artery Disease (CHD) is the most common heart disease. The so-called “coronary artery” to the arteries located on the surface of the heart responsible for supplying blood and nutrients to the heart.
According to the statistics released by the Health Department, the population of hypertension in Taiwan reaches as high as 4.3 million people and researches reveal that the risks for patients of hypertension to heart disease, stroke and kidney disease are 1.9, 2.8 and 1.7 times higher than that of the healthy people, if their blood pressure stays fluctuated and cannot be well controlled. Hence, hypertension has become the disease which the publics should not overlook.
According to the latest statistics, among the top 10 order of mortality for Taiwanese people in 2012, heart disease (except for hypertension related diseases) is the major cause of death following malignant tumor, which is apparent that the prevention of heart disease and critical illness treatment should not be overlooked.
According to the National. Cholesterol Educational Program Report III (Adult Treatment Panel III, or known as ATPIII） released by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute in 2001, the main risk factors of cardiovascular diseases include hypercholesterolemia, smoking, hypertension, family heredity, age, and diabetes.
To verify the severity and occurring position of cardiac and vascular diseases, leading to a more precise diagnosis of the disease and helping patients receive the correct medical treatment.
Patients undergoing transthoracic echocardiography only need to lie down or lie on the left side in addition to maintaining calmness.