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Repost: a certain pattern of PseudoSTEMI, with or without superimposed STEMI by Stephen Smith I posted this on March 1, 2012 .   I was inspired by a post by Len Jin Yee to repost.   But this time without the answers.  These are all on a theme, which will quickly ... Read on »
Why some “Medical Truths” need to be so brutal ? by Dr. Sangareddi V. Medical Doctor I frequently  refer to one of the most famous  medical quotes made in last century by a Harvard professor Dr Herbert Lay   in 1969.   Five  decades have go ... Read on »
Atrial flutter cured by catheter ablation and reduces atrial fibrillation risk by Mellanie H. Patient Expert New research from the University of California at San Francisco indicates that atrial flutter can be cured through catheter ablation and doing so can reduce the risk for atr ... Read on »
Heart Disease Prevention - Can Coffee Lovers Be Spared From Diabetes? by Ng Peng Hock Patient Expert Coffee is one of the world's most popular drinks, but it is frequently being blamed because of the caffeine contained therein. That is why people have been advised not to co ... Read on »
Could Diet Soda Help Lose Weigh? by Ng Peng Hock Patient Expert Health professionals have accused unhealthy diet and sedentary lifestyle as the main culprits that are responsible for the obesity epidemic. Being preferred beverages for ma ... Read on »
Is the LAD really completely occluded when there are de Winter's waves? by Stephen Smith A male in his 30's complained of sudden severe substernal chest pain.  He was rushed to the critical care area where they recorded this ECG Obvious Antero-later ... Read on »
Mechanism of spontaneous closure of ASD by Dr. Sangareddi V. Medical Doctor Spontaneous closure of VSD is  a well recognised  phenomenon, than ASD  though both happen in equal frequency.The simple reason being VSD is a noisy disease , ironic ... Read on »
Head On Motor Vehicle Collision. ST depression. Myocardial Contusion? by Stephen Smith A woman in her 40's was involved in a head-on motor vehicle collision.  EMS noted a facial droop. On arrival she was hypertensive but other vitals were normal.  She did co ... Read on »
Why Physical Activity Is Important For Stroke Prevention? by Ng Peng Hock Patient Expert With the help of physical activity, the risk of heart disease and stroke could greatly be reduced. Regular physical activity can also help prevent and control high blood pre ... Read on »