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Padma has completed the Physician's Assistant course in Madras Medical Mission College. She has written on health and lifestyle for Medindia.
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Palpitations are unpleasant sensation of one’s own heartbeat.
Heart diseases that are present at birth are called “ Congenital heart diseases”.
Cardiac catheterization is a radiological procedure for both diagnosis and treatment of heart conditions. It involves the insertion of a long thin flexible tube called catheter a vein or an artery to the heart.
Patent Ductus Arteriosus is a congenital defect of the heart where the fetal passage between pulmonary artery and aorta remains open and causes excess pulmonary blood flow.
Mitral valve replacement is a surgical heart procedure to correct either the narrowing (stenosis) or the leakage (regurgitation).