Open Heart Surgery – Apollo Hospitals Blog

What is Open Heart Surgery? In open-heart surgery, the sternum is cut to gain access to the heart. Sometimes open heart surgery is also referred to as traditional heart surgery. Currently, many new cardiac procedures can be performed with only small cuts/incisions, without wide openings. Therefore, the term “open heart surgery” can be misleading. CABG … Read more

Types, symptoms, causes and treatment

Tachycardia is a condition characterized by a rapid heartbeat. The rate of your heartbeat is not proportional to your activity or age in this state. The heartbeat may or may not be irregular. Sometimes tachycardia does not cause complications. However, if left untreated, it can lead to serious conditions such as heart failure, stroke, or … Read more

Know your risk of heart disease

Periodically, we come across terms like “cardiovascular” and “cardiac.” Very few of us fully understand what cardiovascular disease is. Cardiovascular diseases are responsible for high morbidity and mortality worldwide. Certain risk factors are critical to a person’s heart disease. Risk factors are divided into two categories: Simple 8 steps to keep your heart healthy. It’s … Read more