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    Merry Christmas 🎄 everyone

    Merry Christmas and happy new year
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    Heart: A History - A good read for us Valvers

    It is now more than 20 years since my mitral valve was replaced with a metallic valve of st Jude type. Thanks to God, I didn’t suffer from pumphead symptoms, but on 9th postop day I suffered from a sudden loss of outer half of the visual field of my left eye with headache that lasted 4 days...
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    AV Node Ablation

    (vs AV node ablation which is to stop the hearts electrical signal generator). The primary pacemaker of of the heart which generate electrical impulses is SA node (sino atrial node), the AV node is a secondary pacemaker (generator) which takes the job when the SA node is damaged or stop...
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    PA bifurcation meaning

    I think PA stand for pulmonary artery The PA bifurcate below the aortic arch, into right and left main pulmonary arteries at the level of the carina. Carina means the bifurcation of the trachea