Acute Coronary Syndrome

Ogilvie syndrome

Ogilvie syndrome is the acute dilation of the colon in the absence of any mechanical obstruction in severely ill patients. Colonic pseudo-obstruction is characterized by massive dilatation…

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Thrombophilia

I'm Mya Mae Tho, registrar from the Department of Hematology, Singapore General Hospital. Thrombophilia is a hypercoagulable state, which may lead to pathogenic thromboembolism.…

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What is a Stroke? Animated Explanation Video

Hello, in this HealthSketch we want to talk to you about stroke. It's a bit of an odd name, stroke. It certainly has nothing to do with tennis strokes, swimming strokes or brush…

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Superior vena cava syndrome

Superior vena cava syndrome, is a group of symptoms caused by obstruction of the superior vena cava. More than 90% of cases of superior vena cava obstruction are caused by cancer -…

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Rhabdomyolysis

Rhabdomyolysis is a condition in which damaged skeletal muscle tissue breaks down rapidly. Breakdown products of damaged muscle cells are released into the bloodstream; some of these,…

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Diabetes Medications: TZDs (Actos or Avandia)

I'm Ansley from Diabetes What To Know and welcome back to our series on diabetes medications today we are going to talk about TZDs. The TZD category is comprised of two different…

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Hypokinesia

Hypokinesia refers to decreased bodily movement. One of the two categories of movement disorders, hypokinesia is characterized by a partial or complete loss of muscle movement due to…

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