Circulatory system Current Affairs, GK & News
The World Hypertension Day (WHD) is observed every year on May 17 to spread awareness about the disease that the World Health Organisation (WHO) calls a “silent killer” and “global public health issue”. The 2019 theme “Know your numbers” is meant to raise awareness about high blood pressure in people across the world. The idea ..
Topics: Artery • Blood • Blood pressure • Cardiovascular system • Circulatory system • Complications of hypertension • Heart • Hypertension • Labile hypertension • Medical specialties • Stroke • World Hypertension Day
Tamil Nadu becomes first state in India to introduce Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) in government sector
Tamil Nadu has become the first State in India to introduce Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) in the government sector to spread awareness on newer heart valve treatments without open surgery. TAVI was launched at the Tamil Nadu Government Multi Super Speciality Hospital (TNGMSSH), Omandurar Estate, in November 2018. With the help of TAVI, two ..
Topics: Aortic stenosis • Aortic valve • Aortic valve replacement • Cardiac surgery • Cardiology • Circulatory system • Heart valve • Medical specialties • Medicine • Percutaneous aortic valve replacement • Tamil Nadu • Valve replacement • Valvular heart disease