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Thoracic outlet syndrome - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/thoracic-outlet-syndrome/symptoms-causes/syc-20353988

Sep 11th, 2019 - Overview Thoracic outlet Thoracic outlet The thoracic outlet is the space between your collarbone (clavicle) and your first rib. This narrow passageway is crowded with blood vessels, nerves and muscles. Thoracic outlet syndrome is a group of disorders that occur when blood vessels or nerves in the space between your collarbone and your first rib (thoracic outlet) are compressed. This can cause ...

Thoracic outlet syndrome - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/thoracic-outlet-syndrome/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20353994

Sep 11th, 2019 - Diagnosis Diagnosing thoracic outlet syndrome can be difficult because the symptoms and their severity can vary greatly among people with the disorder. To diagnose thoracic outlet syndrome, your doctor may review your symptoms and medical history and conduct a physical examination. Physical examination. Your doctor will perform a physical examination to look for external signs of thoracic outle...

Thoracic outlet syndrome - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/thoracic-outlet-syndrome/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20353998

Sep 11th, 2019 - Thoracic outlet syndrome care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Doctors trained in blood vessel surgery (vascular surgery), blood vessel conditions (vascular medicine), chest surgery (thoracic surgery), brain and nervous system conditions (neurology), imaging (radiology), orthopedic surgery, and physical medicine and rehabilitation work together to diagnose and treat thoracic outlet syn...

Visceral Artery Aneursym
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/17620-visceral-artery-aneursym

Aug 13th, 2019 - What is a visceral artery aneurysm? An aneurysm is a bulging or ballooning in the wall of a blood vessel. It is caused when a portion of the artery wall weakens. As the aneurysm expands (like a balloon), the artery wall grows progressively thinner, increasing the likelihood that the aneurysm will burst. Peripheral aneurysms affect arteries other than the aorta. A visceral artery aneurysm is a p...

Brain aneurysm - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/brain-aneurysm/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20361689

Aug 8th, 2019 - Brain aneurysm care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Team approach to care Mayo Clinic neurologists, neurosurgeons, neuroradiologists and others work together for brain aneurysm care. Mayo Clinic doctors trained in brain conditions (neurologists), brain surgery (neurosurgeons) and nonsurgical treatments (neurosurgeons and neuroradiologists) have experience treating people who have brai...

Brain aneurysm - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/brain-aneurysm/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20361595

Aug 8th, 2019 - Diagnosis If you experience a sudden, severe headache or other symptoms possibly related to a ruptured aneurysm, you'll be given a test or series of tests to determine whether you've had bleeding into the space between your brain and surrounding tissues (subarachnoid hemorrhage) or possibly another type of stroke. If bleeding has occurred, your emergency care team will determine whether the cau...

Brain aneurysm - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/brain-aneurysm/symptoms-causes/syc-20361483

Aug 8th, 2019 - Overview Brain aneurysm Brain aneurysm An aneurysm is a ballooning at a weak spot in an artery wall. An aneurysm's walls can be thin enough to rupture. The illustration shows a woman with an unruptured aneurysm. The inset shows typical aneurysm swelling. The Dangers of Brain Aneurysm Aneurysms can lurk without symptoms, but screening can save lives. Click here for an infographic to learn more A...

Popliteal artery entrapment syndrome - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/popliteal-artery-entrapment/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20465225

Jul 18th, 2019 - Diagnosis Your doctor will carefully examine you and ask questions about your symptoms and health history. However, because most people with popliteal artery entrapment syndrome (PAES) are young and usually healthy, diagnosing the condition can sometimes be challenging. The findings from a physical exam usually are normal. Your doctor will rule out other causes of leg pain, including muscle str...

Popliteal artery entrapment syndrome - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20465225

Jul 18th, 2019 - Diagnosis Your doctor will carefully examine you and ask questions about your symptoms and health history. However, because most people with popliteal artery entrapment syndrome (PAES) are young and usually healthy, diagnosing the condition can sometimes be challenging. The findings from a physical exam usually are normal. Your doctor will rule out other causes of leg pain, including muscle str...

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS)
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/17553-thoracic-outlet-syndrome-tos

Jul 18th, 2019 - What is thoracic outlet syndrome? Thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS) is a term used to describe a group of disorders that occur when there is compression, injury, or irritation of the nerves and/or blood vessels (arteries and veins) in the lower neck and upper chest area. Thoracic outlet syndrome is named for the space (the thoracic outlet) between your lower neck and upper chest where this groupin...

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/16911-deep-vein-thrombosis-dvt

Jul 17th, 2019 - What is deep vein thrombosis? Deep vein thrombosis (DVT, also called venous thrombosis) is a blood clot that develops in a vein deep in the body. The clot may partially or completely block blood flow through the vein. Most DVTs occur in the lower leg, thigh or pelvis, although they also can occur in other parts of the body including the arm, brain, intestines, liver or kidney. What is the dange...

Atrial Fibrillation (Afib)
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/16765-atrial-fibrillation-afib

Jul 17th, 2019 - The Normal Heart Rhythm The heart pumps blood to the rest of the body. During each heart beat, the two upper chambers of the heart (atria) contract, followed by the two lower chambers (ventricles). These actions, when timed perfectly, allow for an efficient pump. The timing of the heart’s contractions is directed by the heart’s electrical system. The electrical impulse begins in the sinoatrial ...

Heart Attack (Myocardial Infarction)
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/16818-heart-attack-myocardial-infarction

Jul 17th, 2019 - What is a heart attack? A heart attack, or myocardial infarction (MI), is permanent damage to the heart muscle. "Myo" means muscle, "cardial" refers to the heart, and "infarction" means death of tissue due to lack of blood supply. A closer look inside your coronary arteries Your heart muscle needs to receive a good supply of blood at all times to function properly. Your heart muscle gets the bl...

Atrial Septal Defect (ASD)
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/11622-atrial-septal-defect-asd

Jul 16th, 2019 - What is an atrial septal defect (ASD)? An atrial septal defect (ASD) is a hole in the septum, which is the muscular wall that separates the heart’s two upper chambers (atria). An ASD is a defect you are born with (congenital defect) that happens when the septum does not form properly. It is commonly called a “hole in the heart.” A secundum ASD is a hole in the middle of the septum. The hole let...

Pulmonary Embolism (PE) Risk
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/15802-pulmonary-embolism-who-is-at-risk

Jul 14th, 2019 - What is a pulmonary embolism (PE)? A pulmonary embolism (PE) occurs when there is a blockage in the lung (pulmonary) arteries. In a pulmonary embolism, a blood clot breaks off from another part of the bloodstream and travels to the arteries in the lungs. When a clot is in a deep vein—usually in the thigh or lower leg—the condition is called deep vein thrombosis (DVT). A pulmonary embolism is th...

Fibromuscular dysplasia - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/fibromuscular-dysplasia/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20352152

Jul 1st, 2019 - Fibromuscular dysplasia care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team. Multidisciplinary teams involved in your care at Mayo Clinic include doctors trained in medical and surgical diagnosis and treatment of heart and blood vessel diseases (vascular medicine specialists, vascular and endovascular surgeons, cardiologists, and cardiovascular surgeons) and other specialists. Advanced diagnosis and...

Fibromuscular dysplasia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/fibromuscular-dysplasia/symptoms-causes/syc-20352144

Jul 1st, 2019 - Overview Fibromuscular dysplasia Fibromuscular dysplasia In fibromuscular dysplasia, the muscle and fibrous tissues in your arteries thicken, causing the arteries to narrow. This may reduce blood flow to your organs, leading to organ damage. Fibromuscular dysplasia of the artery to the kidney (renal artery) is shown here, with a "string of beads" appearance. Fibromuscular dysplasia is a conditi...

Fibromuscular dysplasia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/fibromuscular-dysplasia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20352150

Jul 1st, 2019 - Diagnosis Because fibromuscular dysplasia may not cause any symptoms, it's unlikely your doctor would specifically check for this condition. If someone in your family has or had fibromuscular dysplasia or aneurysm, your doctor may recommend checking you for fibromuscular dysplasia, too. Your doctor may check for fibromuscular dysplasia if he or she hears an abnormal sound in your upper stomach ...

Atrial fibrillation - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/atrial-fibrillation/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20350630

Jun 19th, 2019 - Diagnosis To diagnose atrial fibrillation, your doctor may review your signs and symptoms, review your medical history, and conduct a physical examination. Your doctor may order several tests to diagnose your condition, including: Electrocardiogram (ECG). An ECG uses small sensors (electrodes) attached to your chest and arms to sense and record electrical signals as they travel through your hea...

Atrial fibrillation - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/atrial-fibrillation/symptoms-causes/syc-20350624

Jun 19th, 2019 - Overview Atrial fibrillation is an irregular and often rapid heart rate that can increase your risk of strokes, heart failure and other heart-related complications. During atrial fibrillation, the heart's two upper chambers (the atria) beat chaotically and irregularly — out of coordination with the two lower chambers (the ventricles) of the heart. Atrial fibrillation symptoms often include hear...