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Risk factors, complications and prevention of salmonellosis

Normally, salmonella infection does not pose a life-threatening risk for healthy adults, but it can pose a life-threatening risk for those categories of patients such as infants or young children, elderly or transplant patients, pregnant women, or in patients undergoing surgery.

Exercise in ankylosing spondylitis

Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is an inflammatory rheumatic disease of the skeleton and 'joint joining the sacrum to the ilium bone at the base of the spine.

Neck and back injuries

In the case of a traffic accident, from falls or from diving, all victims should be treated as if they had a spinal cord injury. As a result, victims may

Excessive salivation: what to do?

Excessive salivation or hypersalivation may be the result of other problems such as infection, oral mucosal affection, or poisoning, but it may also not result from a previous condition but

Aortic valve repair

When aortic valvulopathy presents significant quality-of-life problems for the patient but also obvious risks of serious consequences, cardiac surgery may be necessary.

Blocked carotid arteries: when to intervene?

stenosi

Obstruction of the carotid arteries (they carry blood and oxygen to the brain) can be treated with medication or by resorting to surgery. Tips for “cleaning” the vessels and preventing brain stroke.

Atherosclerotic disease is the main cause of stenosis formation at the carotid arteries, important arteries that carry blood to the brain. These are plaques that can cause symptoms mostly due to the detachment of small fragments (emboli) that, following blood flow, reach the brain and cause damage(cerebral ischemia). They range from short-lived events to full-blown strokes: between 10 and 20 percent of the latter are due to the presence of carotid stenosis.

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1/10 – What is lymphedema Lymphedema is a chronic pathological condition mainly manifested by swelling of a region of the body due to the accumulation of lymph in the tissues.

Aortic valvulopathy

When the aortic valve does not properly perform its function of pumping blood into the heart, an aortic disease condition occurs that also involves the left ventricle. Aortic valve disease

Hypertension

According to the ESH-ESC guidelines, hypertension is defined by the finding of systolic (maximum) blood pressure values ≥ 140 mmHg and/or diastolic (minimum) blood pressure values ≤ 90 mmHg. The

Ablation of atrial fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation (AF) ablation surgery is a surgical procedure aimed at eliminating the source of the cardiac arrhythmia through the selective destruction of small portions of the cardiac tissue present

Mitral valve repair

Repair of an insufficient/deteriorated mitral valve can be done: Removing the malfunctioning segments of the valve leaflets; implanting “synthetic cords” (which replace the broken or “stretched” natural ones of the

Aortic aneurysm

An aortic aneurysm refers to permanent dilatation of a well-defined segment of the aorta, the largest artery in the body that receives blood directly from the left ventricle and distributes

Carotid stenosis

Carotid artery stenosis corresponds to a narrowing of the caliber of the carotid arteries, which are the main blood vessels supplying the brain with oxygen- and nutrient-rich blood (particularly glucose),

Shock, medical emergency

It may happen that the circulation of blood through the body undergoes a sudden change giving rise to a condition of physiological shock, with decreased flow and crisis on the

Jugular stenosis

Jugular stenosis corresponds to a narrowing of the lumen of the jugular veins, which are the main blood vessels that collect oxygen-poor blood from the brain and return it to

Blow to the heart

A “heart murmur” is not in itself a pathology , but merely a signal that the blood inside the heart is flowing too fast or in a “disordered” manner, producing
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