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Cardiac Fibrosis Essay Examples

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An Analysis of Cystic Fibrosis
Causes Cystic fibrosis is a disease that comes from a difference in a person's genes. Any parent with the CF gene can pass it to their children. Although those parents may not actually have CF, they may carry the gene that could be passed on to their baby. When both parents are carriers of the CF gene, there is a one in fo...
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Sparking Interest on the Respiratory System I Reported about Cystic Fibrosis
Cystic fibrosis is a disease that affects the way salt and water move in and out of the body's cells. The main areas affected by this disease are in the lungs and the digestive system, mainly the pancreas. The sweat glands are also affected, which makes a saltier sweat than normal. Sweat is often used as a test to diagnose...
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The Description of the Causes, Prevalence and Treatment of Cystic Fibrosis
Cystic fibrosis is a debilitating disease facing many people today. At the present time there is no cure available. According to the cystic fibrosis foundation of America, cystic fibrosis can be traced back as early as 1595. The first documented case was not reported until 1936. One group of people that seem to be affected...
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The Clinical Description of Cystic Fibrosis
Cystic Fibrosis Commonly found in young children, Cystic Fibrosis is an inherited disease that is caused by a genetic disorder. The disease originates in the production of a critical protein that transports chloride ions from one place to another called a cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR). The DNA...
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The Causes, Manifestation and Genetic Detection of Cystic Fibrosis
Cystic Fibrosis Cystic fibrosis is the most common lethal inherited disease, affecting about 30,000 patients worldwide. In the past decade, strides in patient management and the development of new pharmacological agents, coupled with scientific and technologic advances, have increased the mean life expectancy of CF patient...
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An Analysis of the Rehabilitation After an Open-Heart Surgery
Cardiac Rehabilitation
Despite major advances in cardiopulmonary bypass technology, surgical techniques, and anesthesia management, central nervous system complications remain a common problem after cardiopulmonary bypass. There are several potential causes of brain damage during open-heart surgery, including prolonged or s...
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A Description of the Circulatory System
The Circulatory System
Forwards and backwards to the right and are at the same level of the fifth to eight dorsal vertebrae. The apex of the heart points downwards and forwards to the left and corresponds to the space between the fifth and sixth ribs. However, in thin people, the hearts apex may be pointing more downwards t...
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The Evolution of Cadiac Pacemakers and Its Use Today
CARDIAC PACEMAKERS The heart is bestowed with a specialized system that automatically generates rhythmic control via the sinus node, located in the superior lateral wall of the right atrium near the opening of the superior vena cava. The specialized pacemaker cells dictate control of the rest of the heart through regular e...
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The Role of Endoplasmic Reticulum (ER) Stress and Its Link to EGFR Activation in Microvascular Dysfunction and Cardiac Fibrosis
OBJECTIVE Diabetes mellitus is a major risk factor for cardiovascular
diseases. This study explores the role of endoplasmic reticulum (ER) stress
and its link to EGFR activation in microvascular dysfunction and cardiac
fibrosis in a ?-cells depleted and hyperglycemic mice model.
RESEARCH DESIGN Endothelium-depen...
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Finding a Cure for Cystic Fibrosis
The defective gene that causes cystic fibrosis was discovered in 1989. Researchers are experimenting with correcting the defective gene. In 1993 a drug to thin mucus called Pulmozyme (dornase alfa) was introduced, and in 1997 an inhaled antibiotic (tobramycin) was approved. So basically, there is no cure for CF at the momen...
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