Heart Disease – Science Rap Academy

I’m gonna tell you about the heart’s… the heart’s structure and function Your cardio system is a series of tubes Blood circulates in a figure 8 loop Valves, veins, and arteries, and one big pump Right ventricle sends blood to the pulmonary trunk It’s deoxygenated so it’s headed to the lungs Gets oxygen then it’s to the left like Beyonce […]

Women and Heart Disease Prevention: Jennifer’s Story

Jennifer: I WAS EXTREMELY WORRIED ABOUT BREAST CANCER. I WAS NOT WORRIED ABOUT HEART DISEASE. HEART DISEASE WASN’T EVEN IN MY — IT WASN’T EVEN ON THE RADAR. WHOA. WAIT A MINUTE, I’M 36 YEARS OLD, AND I JUST GOT SMACKED WITH MY MORTALITY. IT’S A DIFFICULT PAIN TO DESCRIBE. PEOPLE TALK ABOUT THAT CRUSHING FEELING, LIKE AN ELEPHANT SITTING […]

Therapeutic Hypothermia Treatment for Heart Attack

A REALLY COOL MEDICAL TECHNIQUE IS SAVING LIVES FOLLOWING CARDIAC ARREST. WELCOME TO MEMORIAL HEALTH AND YOU. WITH US TODAY IS DR. JOSEPH BOSARGE, MEMORIAL INTENSIVE CARE UNIT MEDICAL DIRECTOR. DR. BOSARGE WHAT IS THE PRINCIPLE BEHIND HYPOTHERMIA THERAPY? THERAPEUTIC HYPOTHERMIA IS BASED ON OBSERVATIONS OF DROWNING VICTIMS IN ICY WATER BEING REVIVED AFTER LONG PERIODS OF TIME WITH LITTLE […]

Understanding Atrial Septal Defect (ASD)

The Heart Center at Nationwide Children’s is dedicated to the unique needs of its patients. One of the conditions The Heart Center supports is called atrial septal defect also known as ASD. The most common type of ASD is called a secundum atrial septal defect. A secundum atrial septal defect is a hole in the wall between the two upper […]

Does Deep Space Cause Heart Disease?

It’s not often that we get to see astronomy happen right before our eyes. But in the issue of the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society being published next week, a team of astronomers reported that they’ve watched a young star get hundreds of times brighter in just a couple years. That’s lightning fast, by astronomy standards — and […]

Complex Congenital Heart Disease: Double Switch Surgery

Bennett was born, uh August 28th, 2013, everything seemed really normal. At his two month checkup, the pediatrician found a heart murmur, and, she told us it wasn’t a big deal, maybe get it check out , she recommended Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Little did we know that pretty much our whole world changed when we got up here. Bennett has […]