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Coronary Angioplasty and Its Risks

Coronary angioplasty or percutaneous coronary intervention is a procedure wherein blocked arteries in the heart are opened. This procedure is done to restore blood flow to the heart and reduce cardiac symptoms such as chest pain. The material posted on this page on coronary angioplasty and its risks is for learning purposes only. To learn […]

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How to Manage Bleeding During Pregnancy

Bleeding during pregnancy is not normal and every woman should seek the help of their obstetrician immediately upon discovery of bleeding. Vaginal bleeding may endanger the fetus in a woman’s womb and it is most common during the first trimester of pregnancy. The bleeding may be light or heavy and may become a cause for […]

Recognizing and Managing Intestinal Obstruction

Intestinal obstruction is a medical emergency wherein there is a partial or complete blockage of the intestine that prevents fluid or digested food passage. Intestinal obstruction occurs when there is a partial or complete blockage of either the small or large intestine. It is considered a medical emergency because it prevents the passage of fluid, […]