Pulmonary

Post MI Myocardial Infarction and Cell Surgical Network

Saturday, April 15th, 2017

Myocardial infarction (also known as heart attack) is responsible for significant cardiac destruction due to ischemia (lack of blood flow). This can lead to further or recurrent infarct and chronic angina. This problem is caused most commonly by coronary vessel disease which is very common in the United States and associated with significant morbidity.   […]

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Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) and Cardiomyopathy

Saturday, April 15th, 2017

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is one of the most common lung diseases. It makes it difficult to breathe. There are two main forms of COPD: chronic bronchitis, which involves a long-term cough with mucus, and emphysema, which involves the destruction of the lungs over time. Most people with COPD have a combination of both […]

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Asthma and Chicago Stem Cell Treatment Center

Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

Asthma is a common chronic inflammatory disease of the airways characterized by symptoms including wheezing, coughing, chest tightness, and shortness of breath, reversible airflow obstruction, and bronchospasm. Asthma is clinically classified according to the frequency of symptoms, forced expiratory volume in 1 second (FEV1), and peak expiratory flow rate. Asthma may also be classified as […]

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Lung Disease

Friday, June 10th, 2011

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is one of the most common lung diseases. It makes it difficult to breathe. There are two main forms of COPD: chronic bronchitis, which involves a long-term cough with mucus, and emphysema, which involves the destruction of the lungs over time. Most people with COPD […]

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Cardiac Disease

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