Tag: "enlarged" at medical news
News tips from the 2005, 54th Annual Scientific Sessions of the American College of Cardiology
...n linked to increased cell death, or apoptosis, in enlarged
hearts. According to the Johns Hopkins researcher...is needed to understand how obesity contributes to enlarged
hearts (hypertrophy), subsequent heart failure and increased risk of death. "The work also suggest...
Alcohol relapse adversely affects 10-year liver transplant survival
...p for a mean period of 39.5 months. This group was enlarged
for the present study to 54 patients in total, including those analyzed in the previous study. Before transplantation was undertaken, a 6-month period of abstinence from alcohol was required. Patients were all given the same immunosuppressive regimen...
Researchers search for first sign of congestive heart failure
...ng before the pumping chamber of the heart becomes enlarged
and dysfunctional a classic sign of congestive heart failure you have early changes in the way the heart is functioning," says Dr. Gaston Kakota Kapuku, cardiovascular researcher at the Medical College of Georgia. "If we can identify those changes,...
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