Thanks to the San Diego East County Chamber of Commerce for stopping by Cardiovascular Institute of San Diego and interviewing Dr. Ali Delbakhsh, specialized in general cardiology and cardiovascular diseases.
The most common cause of AS in US is calcific degeneration. There is now ample evidence suggesting that the progression of stenosis is related to an active process of inflammation involving inflammatory cells, lipid accumulation, increased osteoblast cell leading to calcification. This process is very similar to atherosclerosis of coronary arteries.
Nezer, Nurse Practitioner from Cardiovascular Institute of San Diego explains what Implantable Loop Recorder is. An implantable loop recorder, or ILR, is a heart recording device that is implanted in the body underneath the chest skin. An implantable loop recorder continuously records information about your electrical activity, similar to an ECG. However, an implantable loop recorder can record heart rhythm for up to 3 years.
Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) is a disease resulting in blood flow reduction to the extremities and peripheral organs.
Dr. Steven Carlson, from Cardiovascular Institute of San Diego, explains
Atrial fibrillation (also called AFib or AF) irregular heartbeat and how it’s diagnosed.
Dr. Mohamedali from Cardiovascular Institute of San Diego explains how Corona Virus affects the heart.