Contraindications to thrombolytics

Thrombolytics can be used to treat different diseases, such as ischemic strokes (<3-4.5 hours), myocardial infarctions with ST elevation (<12 hours), DVTs (risk of limb loss) and pulmonary embolism (unstable […]

Pulmonary Embolism – Diagnosis and Treatment

Pulmonary Embolism (PE) and Deep Venous Thrombosis (DVT) are two clinical presentations of venous thromboembolism (VTE). Deep venous thrombosis is the most common condition that may lead to pulmonary embolism […]

Sick sinus syndrome

Sick sinus syndrome is a condition in which the sinoatrial node is not able to perform its pacemaker function well enough all the time. Many etiologies can cause the syndrome […]

Atrial Fibrillation – Diagnosis and Treatment

Atrial fibrillation is the most common arrhythmia in clinical practice, affecting around 33 million people worldwide. The incidence and prevalence of atrial fibrillation increases with age. Its pathogenesis is usually […]