El dilluns 1 de juliol el departament de Salut ha posat en marxa la segona fase de la campanya “Els segons compten”, centrada en l’infart en dones.
Aquest són els vídeos on ha participat l’Hospital Germans Trias i la cap d’Hemodinàmica i Cardiologia Intervencionista de l’hospital, la Dra Josepa Mauri.
TV3 s’ha fet ressò d’aquesta campanya el mateix dia emetia aquesta noticia al [Telenotícies] i al 3/24, i l’endemà a Els Matins.
També ha aparegut la notícia a La Vanguardia i El Periódico.
The Icor’s Arrhythmias team in collaboration with Rheumatology Department has found a new cause of heart block which, eventually, could eliminate the need to put in some pacemaker patients. The doctors found that antibodies that cause rheumatic diseases can also cause syncope. This was the case of a young woman who had a heart block without any apparent cause. After him many tests, doctors discovered that the cause an antibody related to rheumatism.
This finding has been published in the journal New England Journal of Medicine
The authors of the article said that they now must see “if this is actually a reversible cause, because if it is, we could eliminate the risk of treatment with a new lock and potentially eliminate the need to put a pacemaker. “
Thanks to IBEC colleagues, you can watch the seminar in the link below.
Radiofrequency (a common tool to treat arrhythmias) through catheters (a common technique to treat heart attacks and heart failure) can be used to make useless a network of nerve fibers that surround the renal arteries and have a great responsibility on hypertension. A team of interventional cardiologists and nephrologists in our hospital has launched a program to treat rebel hypertension with this technique.
The following articles of the Vanguardia and Periodico explain it.