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Comprehensive Diagnosis and Treatment on Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH)

Definition and Prevalence of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH) is a rare condition defined as an artery wedge pressure (PAWP) ≤15 mmHg and PVR 3 WU in the absence of other causes of precapillary pulmonary hypertension such as lung disease, CTEPH, and etc. The prevalence is about 15 for every 1 million population.

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Update Management of Venous Thromboembolism

Venous thromboembolism (VTE), which includes deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism, is a common cardiovascular disease associated with significant morbidity ranging from painful leg swelling, chest pain, shortness of breath, to the most debilitating manifestation of death. Long-term complications include recurrent VTE, post-pulmonary embolism syndrome

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The Use of Cardiac Imaging in Acute Coronary Syndrome

Clinical presentation of Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) varies from the widely known heart attack, unstable electricity to hemodynamically unstable cardiogenic shock due to ischemic or mechanical complications. Patients usually present complaining chest pain, pressure-like pain, or burning sensation but they may also have other symptoms such as dyspnea

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Essential Management of Venous Thromboembolism

Venous thromboembolism, which spectrum includes deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism, has annual incidence rate up to 0.1%, with higher prevalence rate among elderly patients.1 Anticoagulant-utilizing thromboprophylaxis has been shown to lower the incidence rate of venous thromboembolism up to 81%, thus decreasing mortality rate due to pulmonary

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Preventive Cardiology for Patients with Metabolic Syndrome during COVID-19 Pandemic Era

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has become a pandemic since it infected more than 3.5 million people worldwide in 2020.1 There are nearly 1.2 million confirmed cases in US with higher mortality rates especially among individuals with comorbidities such as obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular

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