Category: General

Symptoms of Cardiovascular Occlusion

January 4, 2024
It is a condition that occurs when the vessels carrying blood to the heart become blocked. Cardiovascular occlusion usually occurs as a result of a process known as atherosclerosis. Atherosclerosis causes plaque formation as a result of the accumulation of fat and cholesterol on the vessel walls...

What is Pulmonary Embolism?

December 25, 2023
The medical condition that occurs when blood clots in the leg veins break off and reach the lungs is called pulmonary embolism. Clots block the lung arteries, preventing normal blood flow. As a result, oxygen exchange is disrupted and breathing...

What is Coronary Bypass Surgery?

December 18, 2023
It is a surgical procedure used in cases where blood flow is blocked as a result of occlusion of the vessels of the heart. During coronary bypass surgery, a new pathway is created to replace the blocked arteries. In this method, other veins in the body are used. Method,...

Tricuspid Valve Surgery

December 11, 2023
It is an intervention performed to correct problems in the structure called tricuspid valve. Tricuspid valve surgery corrects problems such as valve narrowing or insufficiency. To restore the normal function of the heart and prevent the backflow of blood...

What is Heart Valve Surgery?

December 4, 2023
The intervention performed in cases where one of the four main valves of the heart functions irregularly is called heart valve surgery. The procedure is performed to correct or replace problems such as leaks or narrowing. During surgery, the damaged valve...

What is Vascular Occlusion?

November 24, 2023
It is a condition in which the vessels become clogged as a result of the accumulation of fat and cholesterol on the inner surfaces of the blood vessels. Vascular occlusion can cause blood flow to be restricted and tissues to not receive enough oxygen and nutrients. Heart attack, stroke...

Leg Vascular Occlusion Surgery

November 20, 2023
It is applied in cases where blood flow is blocked due to narrowing of the veins in the legs. Leg vein occlusion surgery aims to open the veins or remove blockages. It is usually performed through endovascular interventions or open surgical techniques. Its aim is to get enough blood...

Coronary Artery Disease

November 14, 2023
It occurs as a result of narrowing or blockage of the coronary arteries that feed the heart. Coronary artery disease restricts blood flow and reduces oxygen delivery to the heart muscle. It usually occurs due to atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries). In serious cases...

What is Buerger's Disease?

November 6, 2023
It is a rare vascular disease that occurs in the peripheral arteries (small arteries in the limbs). Buerger's disease causes blood flow to be obstructed as a result of inflammation of the vessels. The exact cause is not clearly known. However, it is closely related to smoking...

What is Mitral Valve Surgery?

October 30, 2023
The process of repairing or replacing the valve between the left atrium and left ventricle of the heart is called mitral valve surgery. Surgery is used to treat diseases such as valve insufficiency or stenosis. Mitral valve insufficiency, valve failure to close...