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Chest pain - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/chest-pain/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20370842

Oct 20th, 2021 - Diagnosis Chest pain doesn't always signal a heart attack. But that's what health care providers in the emergency room usually test for first because it's potentially the most immediate threat to your life. They may also check for life-threatening lung conditions — such as a collapsed lung or a blood clot in the lung. Immediate tests Some of the first tests a health care provider may order when...

Chest pain - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 20th, 2021 - Chest pain care at Mayo Clinic Team approach. You'll be cared for by a team of Mayo Clinic doctors trained in heart conditions (cardiologists), heart surgery (cardiovascular surgeons), lung conditions (pulmonologists), and imaging (radiologists). Other care providers will evaluate and treat your chest pain as needed. Your team will work together to promptly and accurately diagnose and treat the...

Small vessel disease - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/small-vessel-disease/symptoms-causes/syc-20352117

Oct 15th, 2021 - Overview Small vessel disease Open pop-up dialog box Close Small vessel disease Small vessel disease Clogging or narrowing of the arteries that supply blood to the heart can occur not only in the heart's largest arteries (the coronary arteries) but also in the heart's smaller blood vessels. Small vessel disease is a condition in which the walls of the small arteries in the heart aren't working ...

Small vessel disease - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/small-vessel-disease/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20352123

Oct 15th, 2021 - Diagnosis To diagnose small vessel disease, your health care provider will usually do a physical exam and ask questions about your medical history and family history of heart disease. He or she will likely listen to your heart with a stethoscope. The tests used to diagnose small vessel disease are similar to those used to diagnosis other types of heart disease and include: Stress test with imag...

End-stage renal disease - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/end-stage-renal-disease/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20354542

Oct 12th, 2021 - End-stage renal disease care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team At Mayo Clinic, nephrologists and hypertension specialists work closely with other specialists —including cardiologists, endocrinologists, pharmacists, nurses, educators and dietitians — to deliver high-quality, cost-effective care to people who have end-stage renal disease. This means you benefit from the knowledge and expe...

Heart valve disease - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/heart-valve-disease/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20353732

Sep 29th, 2021 - Diagnosis Your doctor will conduct a physical examination and listen for a heart murmur, a possible sign of a heart valve condition. You might have several tests to diagnose your condition. Tests might include: Echocardiography. Sound waves directed at your heart from a wandlike device (transducer) produce video images of your heart in motion. This test assesses the structure of your heart, the...

Uterine fibroids - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/uterine-fibroids/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20354297

Sep 16th, 2021 - Uterine fibroid care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team At Mayo Clinic, gynecologists, radiologists and, when needed, fertility specialists and others work together to offer you options regarding your fibroid treatment. Mayo Clinic researchers study all aspects of uterine fibroids, including the epidemiology, economics and genetics of fibroids. Each year, Mayo Clinic doctors diagnose and...

Pulmonary hypertension - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pulmonary-hypertension/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20350702

Sep 14th, 2021 - Diagnosis Pulmonary hypertension is hard to diagnose early because it's not often detected during a routine physical exam. Even when the condition is more advanced, its signs and symptoms are similar to those of other heart and lung conditions. To diagnose pulmonary hypertension, a doctor will perform a physical exam and review any signs and symptoms. You'll likely be asked questions about your...

Liver hemangioma - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/liver-hemangioma/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354239

Sep 11th, 2021 - Diagnosis Tests used to diagnose liver hemangiomas include: Ultrasound, an imaging method that uses high-frequency sound waves to produce images of the liver Computerized tomography (CT) scanning, which combines a series of X-ray images taken from different angles around your body and uses computer processing to create cross-sectional images (slices) of the liver Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI...

Chronic kidney disease - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/chronic-kidney-disease/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20354531

Sep 3rd, 2021 - Chronic kidney disease care at Mayo Clinic Note: Items within this content were created prior to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic and do not demonstrate proper pandemic protocols. Please follow all recommended Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines for masking and social distancing. Your Mayo Clinic care team At Mayo Clinic, nephrologists and hypertension speciali...

Patent foramen ovale - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/patent-foramen-ovale/symptoms-causes/syc-20353487

Sep 2nd, 2021 - Overview A patent foramen ovale (PFO) is a hole in the heart that didn't close the way it should after birth. The small flaplike opening is between the right and left upper chambers of the heart (atria). As a baby grows in the womb, the foramen ovale (foh-RAY-mun oh-VAY-lee) is present in between the right and left top chambers of the heart (atria). It normally closes during infancy. When the f...

Aortic aneurysm - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/aortic-aneurysm/symptoms-causes/syc-20369472

Aug 31st, 2021 - Overview Aortic aneurysm and aortic dissection Open pop-up dialog box Close Aortic aneurysm and aortic dissection Aortic aneurysm and aortic dissection An aortic aneurysm occurs when a weak spot in the wall of the aorta begins to bulge, as shown in the image on the left. An aneurysm can occur anywhere in the aorta. Having an aortic aneurysm increases the risk of a tear in the aortic lining (aor...

Abdominal aortic aneurysm - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/abdominal-aortic-aneurysm/symptoms-causes/syc-20350688

Aug 27th, 2021 - Overview Abdominal aortic aneurysm Open pop-up dialog box Close Abdominal aortic aneurysm Abdominal aortic aneurysm An abdominal aortic aneurysm occurs when a lower portion of the body's main artery (aorta) becomes weakened and bulges. An abdominal aortic aneurysm is an enlarged area in the lower part of the major vessel that supplies blood to the body (aorta). The aorta runs from the heart thr...

Pulmonary valve stenosis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pulmonary-valve-stenosis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20377039

Aug 26th, 2021 - Diagnosis Pulmonary valve stenosis is often diagnosed in childhood. However, it may not be detected until later in life. The doctor will use a stethoscope to listen to your or your child's heart. A whooshing sound (murmur) caused by choppy (turbulent) blood flow across the narrowed valve may be heard. Tests to diagnose pulmonary valve stenosis may include: Electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG). This q...

Pulmonary valve disease - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pulmonary-valve-disease/symptoms-causes/syc-20350654

Aug 24th, 2021 - Overview Pulmonary valve disease is a condition in which the lung (pulmonary) valve — located between your heart's lower right chamber (right ventricle) and the artery that delivers blood to the lungs (pulmonary artery) — doesn't work properly. The condition can interrupt blood flow from your heart to your lungs. The pulmonary valve normally acts like a one-way door from your heart's right vent...

Unstable Angina: Causes, Symp
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Aug 19th, 2021 - Overview What is unstable angina? When you have unstable angina, your heart muscle doesn't get as much oxygen-rich blood as it should because of plaque blockages and usually a blood clot in one or more of the arteries that feed your heart (coronary arteries). Unstable angina is a type of angina (chest pain) that often doesn’t have a pattern and usually gets worse. It happens with only mild phys...

Truncus Arteriosus: What Is It, Symptoms, Diagn
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Aug 17th, 2021 - Overview What is truncus arteriosus? Truncus arteriosus (TRUN-kus are-teer-e-OH-sus) is a congenital heart defect (heart condition that’s present at birth). A baby with truncus arteriosus has one large artery (instead of the usual two arteries) for blood to flow in and out of the heart. These babies also have a single truncal valve instead of two valves to control this blood flow. Truncus arter...

Congenital Heart Disease (CHD): Causes, Symp
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Aug 13th, 2021 - Overview What is congenital heart disease? Congenital heart disease (CHD) is a defect or problem with the heart’s structure that’s present at birth, such as: A hole in the heart wall. Issues with the blood vessels (too many or too few, blood flowing too slowly, to the wrong place or in the wrong direction). Problems with the heart valves. Some cases of CHD are simple and may not cause any sympt...

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

Aug 12th, 2021 - Diagnosis Your doctor might check for the condition if he or she hears an abnormal sound in your upper stomach area or your neck that could be caused by the narrowed arteries. If someone in your family has or had fibromuscular dysplasia or aneurysm, your doctor might recommend checking you for the condition, even if you have no signs or symptoms. Your doctor will perform a physical exam and ord...

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

Aug 12th, 2021 - Overview Fibromuscular dysplasia Open pop-up dialog box Close 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 be...