[Preview] Solving heart disease like an engineer

You might wonder, some of you perhaps, how is it that, in for instance the airline technology industry, they’ve reduced the number of fatalities and incidents by a factor of 60 over the last 50 years. How do you do that? It’s a 98% reduction. And the way they do it is they focus inexorably and mercilessly on the root […]

Diagnosing Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH)

diagnosing pulmonary arterial hypertension pas overview pulmonary arterial hypertension Pas is a rare but serious type of high blood Pressure it mimics several other heart, and lung conditions pas causes many of the same symptoms as heart disease and asthma Distinguishing between those conditions and pas can be difficult but, several tests and tools can Help, your doctor make a […]

Diastolic heart failure pathophysiology | Circulatory System and Disease | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy

– [Voiceover] Diastolic heart failure is similar to systolic heart failure in that the heart doesn’t pump enough blood to meet the body’s demands. Okay, but how it is different? Well, if you look at diastolic, that kind of clues us into how it’s different. And if we remember that diastole is that phase in the cardiac cycle where the […]

Echocardiography in Valvular Heart Disease

My area of research is in valve disease and I’ve always found valvular heart to be the most interesting from a physiologic standpoint. It also is well-diagnosed with using imaging which is my specialty, echocardiography. So it’s been a great way to combine my interest in cardiovascular physiology and imaging. Well my area of research is on mitral regurgitation, which […]