Coarctation of the aorta

Coarctation of the aorta is a condition in which there is a narrowing of the aorta, usually located at the area where the ductus arteriosus used to insert. It has […]

Acute aortic dissection

Acute aortic dissection is a dramatic situation in which the intima wall of the aorta suffers a tear and blood leeks through the other layers, creating a hematoma that can […]

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) is the traditional name for a set of practices adopted by healthcare providers on patients with acute cardiovascular disorders or cardiac arrest. The guidelines are […]

Heart Failure – Diagnosis and Treatment

HF is a complex clinical syndrome in which the heart is not able to provide enough blood output to meet the requirements of the tissues. It may result from any […]