Heart pain

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Q: I have some-more pain in my left hand few days ago.that time i feel uncomfort in my chest little bit pain on one point time to time.i feel very tired in these three days ( one point  where i feel pain there are suddenly make a pain and stop )is that heart attack pre?

A cautionary tale for transcatheter aortic valve implantation

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  Aortic Regurgitation (AR) is rare complication following surgical aortic valve replacement (AVR). Contrary to AVR,  AR is common following transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI). In the picture, the blue arrow represents normal flow, yellow regurgitation  (leakage). TAVI was developed as an alternative therapy for patients who no longer are candidates for traditional aortic valve replacement or repair, procedures that …

A poor heart function and congestive heart failure

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Q: My husband is 62 and has Congestive Heart Failure.  He recently had an echocardiogram which showed his heart at 25%.  We were told that this was serious and that he should see his cardiologist ASAP.  We have an appointment tomorrow, but I would like to know what is normal procedure as far as tests etc. for a person who …

Is trivial valve leakage dangerous?

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QUESTION: A recent echo showed that I have a trivial mitral and tricuspid valve regurgitation. I was wondering if this is something that can be temporary. Also I have. Read that the echo’s are so sensitive that the leaks may not even be there. I was hoping you could provide me with you expert opinion on the issue. Thanks. ANSWER: …