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LAHORE -- Punjab Institute of Cardiology Chief Executive Professor Nadeem Hayat Malik has said the PIC is working on introducing surgery free treatment of cardiac diseases.
Cardiac disease at baseline was assessed from the participants' medical records.
Identification of individuals with pathogenic mutations in genes associated with cardiac disease may allow timely initiation of screening and treatment that may help prevent myocardial infarction, stroke, and sudden cardiac death.
Cardiac disease was defined as a diagnosis of atrial fibrillation, coronary heart disease, or congestive heart failure.
These inequalities also apply to the chances of dying from cardiac disease, the report says.
That risk can be reduced by simple lifestyle changes, such as not smoking, drinking alcohol sensibly, exercising regularly and eating a healthy, balanced diet to reduce the risk of obesity - a major contributory factor increasing the risk of diabetes and eventually cardiac disease.
Of patients evaluated for cardiac murmurs, including innocent, 16 patients were found to have structural cardiac disease, including ten patients with rheumatic MR, two with PFO, one with noncompaction, one with multi-chamber left ventricle, one with hypertrophic CMP one with cardiomyopathy findings.
In a pooled analysis of the case-control studies, women with a history of PET were more than twice as likely to develop cardiac disease (odds ratio 2.
When infants with noncardiac diseases were further divided into subgroups of kidney, lung, central nervous system, and other diseases, NT-proBNP concentrations were significantly higher in the infants with cardiac disease than in the infants of each subgroup (Table 1).
Actually, epidemiologic studies have showed that exposure to SHS increases the incidence of cardiac disease 4-fold (Ciruzzi et al.
The report's authors said the findings, based on figures compiled on behalf of the World Health Organisation, had put paid to the idea that only older smokers are at risk of cardiac disease.
Ornish's hospital-based cardiac disease prevention and reversal programs are based on his research published in Journal of the American Medical Association, The Lancet, American Journal of Cardiology, and a variety of other professional publications.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention define SCD as death due to cardiac disease (or other heart abnormality) that occurs outside the hospital.
While the World Health Organization has reported a decreasing trend in cardiovascular disease for several decades, it reports an increase in the incidence of congestive heart failure (CHF) which is often the end stage of cardiac disease.
Patients older than 50 years and those with pre-existing cardiac disease, particularly if they also have diabetes, are significantly more likely than other recipients to develop cardiac complications after renal transplantation, according to a report by researchers from the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis.