Bird Yoga

As owls manage to turn my head, without turning your neck?

«Experts in personal injury caused by damage of the arteries of the neck and head, wondering why the forests are still not littered with the corpses of owls, who died of a brain haemorrhage?» — Says neuroradiology Philip Gaya Medical Center at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore (USA). These birds are able to turn his head 270 degrees. Theoretically such rotation should lead to a pinched the main neck artery supplying blood to the brain. But, as the researchers found, this protects the owls are a number of anatomical

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Atherothrombosis — must act

Most people are aware of the consequences of heart attack and stroke. Many people know that this peripheral vascular disease of the lower extremities. But very few people are aware that among these diseases have a lot in common: they are based on atherothrombosis.

What is atherothrombosis?

Atherothrombosis — a progressive disease that starts withatherosclerosis. In atherosclerosis deposits form of fat, connective tissue and minerals that cause increasing thickening of the walls of the arteries. The most catastrophic consequences resulting rupture of atherosclerotic plaques, which is accompanied by activation Platelet and the formation of a blood clot (thrombus).

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Awarded by surgeons who have made newborn heart surgery

 

For carrying out a unique heart surgery 8-day baby surgical team Republican Cardiology Clinic received "Golden Scalpel", According to the administration of the city of Ufa.

The infant had a congenital heart defect: a malformed heart vessels. Time to wait until the child gets older and gain weight, was not. Surgeons first cut off the aorta and the pulmonary artery, and then re-sewed them, swapping. During the more than six-hour operation were used microsurgery and cardiac surgery, as well as plastic pulmonary artery — the heart of a young patient at the time

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In the Krasnoyarsk Territory apply advanced methods of treatment

Residents of Krasnoyarsk Territory became available a revolutionary technique for treatment of resistant hypertension. August 10 Regional Clinical Hospital invasive surgical procedure for the first time had renal denervation (nerve blocks renal artery) for patients with uncontrolled hypertension.

In the Russian Federation, such operations have been started only in the early summer of 2012 (a few operations in Moscow and St. Petersburg).

Regional Clinical Hospital doctors operated on four patients with this pathology. Thus, Krasnoyarsk specialists were among the first in Russia who can perform this unique manipulation. Patients underwent surgery well, on Monday they may already be discharged from

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Awarded by surgeons who have made newborn heart surgery

For carrying out a unique heart surgery 8-day baby surgical team Republican Cardiology Clinic received "Golden Scalpel", According to the administration of the city of Ufa.

The infant had a congenital heart defect: a malformed heart vessels. Time to wait until the child gets older and gain weight, was not. Surgeons first cut off the aorta and the pulmonary artery, and then re-sewed them, swapping. During the more than six-hour operation were used microsurgery and cardiac surgery, as well as plastic pulmonary artery — the heart of a young patient at the time weighed only 50

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Vessels smoker

Walking down the street and elegant man suddenly stopped. On the face mask of misery. A few minutes later, as if nothing had happened path continues. What is it? In extreme pain in the legs.

Particularly sharp pain manifests itself when climbing up the stairs for example. It forces to stop or slow down the pace. After 2-4 minutes the pain disappears. But it is worth re-embark on a journey, as it returns. And so it is repeated again and again: walking — pain— Recreation, walking — pain — rest. This is intermittent claudication — a symptom, alas,

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Fresh tomatoes — new drugs

Geneticists have been able to change tomato, getting a versatile product that cleans blood vessels and supporting heart in working order.

As the Herald.ie, mice that were fed dried tomato, added to fatty foods, rarely faced with a narrowing of the arteries.

Also recorded growth figures "good cholesterol" — high-density lipoprotein. But the markers of inflammation, by contrast, fell. The modified tomatoes produced small molecule peptide that mimics the action on the major protein of high density lipoprotein — ApoA-1.

Moreover, the mice themselves too

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Surgical treatment

The goals of surgical treatment of coronary artery disease is recovery lumen of the artery (revascularization), Narrowing of atherosclerotic plaque. To achieve this drug is impossible. There are several options for operation:

Stenting (percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty)

Restoration of the arterial lumen is achieved by introducing into it the stent, which is a mesh metal tube. Under X-ray control stent is mounted directly in front of the plaque and expanded by an inflatable balloon (which is why the operation is sometimes referred to as balloon angioplasty). All operation conducted through a vein thigh with a special

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In the Krasnoyarsk Territory apply advanced methods of treatment

Residents of Krasnoyarsk Territory became available a revolutionary technique for treatment of resistant hypertension. August 10 Regional Clinical Hospital invasive surgical procedure for the first time had renal denervation (nerve blocks renal artery) for patients with uncontrolled hypertension.

In the Russian Federation, such operations have been started only in the early summer of 2012 (a few operations in Moscow and St. Petersburg).

Regional Clinical Hospital doctors operated on four patients with this pathology. Thus, Krasnoyarsk specialists were among the first in Russia who can perform this unique manipulation. Patients underwent surgery well, on Monday they may already be discharged from

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