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​Cardiac Auto Transplantation (The procedure of explantation...

A 55 years old patient admitted to our hospital with a size of 25x20 left atrium, a severe mitral valve disease. The symptoms of the disease were pulmonary edema, asthma, low cardiac output, arrhythmia, extreme fatigue and abnormal weight loss. In order to contract the left atrium, a cardiac autotransplantation surgery, the procedure of explantation and reimplantation of the heart was performed on the patient.

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What is Mitral Valve Surgery? Is it dangerous?

Valves situate between cardiac chambers or between cardiac chambers and main veins and they regulate blood flow according to heart’s pumping characteristic. There are 4 valves in the heart. Aortic and mitral valves are on the left side and they pump oxygenic arterial blood to the body and tricuspid and pulmonary valves are on the right side of the heart and they pump venous blood to lungs.

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What is Atrial Fibrillation and Ablation Treatment?

Tachycardia and chest tightness is generally found when there is arrhythmia. There are both serious arrhythmia and temporary harmless ones. Our heart beats 100.000-150.000 times a day. When 500 or less of these beats are arrhythmia, it means there is no need for a treatment.

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Cardiac Health in Summer

Temperature rise is one of those conditions, which leads to illness and death that come up depending on weather conditions. Heat can cause exhaustion, heat stroke, cardiovascular disease and respiratory disease. Hot weather does not pose equal effect on everyone. Patients with heart disease and other chronic disease, children and elders, athletes and those who have mental illness are more prone to consequences of hot weather.

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Hot weather and Cardiac Diseases

Our body requires a particular temperature range in order to survive. Our body temperature should be constant at 36.6 C in order to normally maintain our bodily functions. Several body temperature regulating mechanisms are activated depending on variation at temperature of outer environment, and thus, change of body temperature is avoided. Sweating and vaporization of sweat ensures heat loss of body.

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TAVI Explantation: Is it possible with surgical method?

Case Presentation: Age 78, severe aortic stenosis, cardiac left ventricular ejection fraction (cardiac pumping capacity) is 35%, TAVI (biological aortic valve replacement through inguen) has been performed. Patient’s complaints continued and after 1 month, valve leak is observed (paravalvular leak) and TAVI (2nd implantation) operation is renewed.

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EMERGENCY ROOM - First Aid and Basic Life Support

First aid implies the life-saving attempts conducted by people present on-site with the equipment at hand. The term “Basic Life Support" (BLS) means to keep the airway patent without using any equipment other than simple airway materials or protective covers and to support the respiration and the circulation.

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What is Bypass surgery? When do we need it?

Coronary Bypass Surgery (Cardiac Bypass Surgery) is to make vessel bridges with veins taken from other parts of the body for stenosed vessels of the heart (coronary arteries).

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Aortic Valve Surgery

A healthy heart contracts 70-80 times in a minute and approximately 100.000 times in a day. In this way, 300 lt. of blood is pumped to the whole body in an hour. In a normal heart, there are 4 cavities. 2 upper cavities are called right and left atriums, lower cavities on the other hand are called left and right ventricles. Heart’s duty is to transfer oxygenic blood to whole body.

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Are you of those who can’t do without salt

Keep salt always available at the table, put salt in the dish before tasting it and prefer the abundantly salty ones among dried nuts.... If you mistakenly believe that deliciousness of food is in paralel with the salt rate, and if you repeat these mistakes, do not forget that you are a potential kidney patient.

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PRIVATE TOBB ETU HOSPITAL CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY

Private TOBB ETU Hospital provides service to its patients with surgery rooms and intensive care units organized for Cardiovascular Surgery at a quality equal to European and American hospitals. Architectural structure of our hospital has an area of 25.000 m2 in total and won the Hospital Architecture Award given by "American Society of Architects" and "Modern Healthcare Journal" in the U.S.A.

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