Cardiology

fainting-syncope2 Fainting (syncope): The Danger of Cardiac Arrhythmias - Fainting is a serious symptom. In addition to the health issue that is causing the fainting, the act of fainting may cause serious physical damage, such as injuries to the head or damage to other body parts. Also, fainting may leave a person in a helpless, vulnerable position, potentially causing additional harm.
dr_leonardo Meet Dr. Leonardo Monge Rangel - After earning his medical degree, Dr. Leonardo Monge decided to specialize in internal medicine and, later on, cardiology. He chose internal medicine because it encompasses care for adult patients and the treatment of their diseases. After some time, he discovered that heart problems were some of the most common ailments of adult patients. He chose to specialize in cardiology to use interventional cardiology to solve health and circulation issues.
Dr. Bernardo Cline Haberkorn Dr. Bernardo Cline Haberkorn M.D. - Dr. Bernardo Cline Haberkorn is one of the most highly qualified physicians in Mexico. He is a trained pediatrician with residency in pediatric cardiology. Dr. Cline Haberkorn specializes in pediatric cardiology, adult and pediatric electrophysiology and interventional electrophysiology. In addition, he is certified in adult ablation and electrophysiology by the Mexican Board of Cardiology. However, as important as his training and experience, the real strengths of Dr. Cline Haberkorn are his passion for his work and his love of children. “It’s easy to connect with a child,” says Dr. Cline Haberkorn, and his work demonstrates this. For decades, he has worked with all types of children, from newborns to adolescents. Read more...
Heart Surgery in Mexico Safe and Affordable Heart Surgery in Mexico - Without a doubt, there are exceptional doctors and hospitals in the United States, Canada, Europe and other developed countries around the globe, providing life-saving treatment to millions of patients every year. The problem is that care through most public healthcare systems typically requires long waits to see a medical specialist, and when patients look to the private healthcare system for treatment they discover prohibitive costs. Fast, Efficient, Affordable The New York Times reports that the average cost of a heart valve replacement surgery, a very standard procedure in the United States, is approximately $50,000, and often exceeds $70,000 after hospital bills. Other estimates may even surpass $170,000 depending on the Read more...
MMG_CoronaryPost_391x269 Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery: Available at Mexico’s Leading Private Hospital - Coronary artery bypass surgery is one of the most frequent cardiac surgeries performed today. Known to most people as bypass surgery, in the medical community, it’s also called coronary artery bypass graft or CABG (pronounced “cabbage”). What is Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery? Bypass surgery is a procedure that involves grafting arteries or veins from elsewhere in the body to the coronary arteries. Its purpose is to bypass or go around arteries that have narrowed or blockages typically caused by atherosclerosis, and to allow the flow of blood to return to a more natural state again. It’s normally performed while the heart is stopped temporarily. A coronary bypass surgery can be Read more...
Angioplasty - Cardiac Surgery Angioplasty - Angioplasty is a type of interventional cardiac surgery developed to treat the blockage of arteries. The consumption of fats and salt may result in the thickening of the walls of arteries, and eventually their blockage. This can lead to cardiac problems, like strokes and even death. In an angioplasty, the surgeon inserts a special type of catheter inside a blocked artery. A catheter is a small, thin wire or tube that is used to conduct procedures in very small places. Recovery is quick because it doesn’t require major incisions. In an angioplasty, the catheter is used to place a balloon inside the blocked artery. It is then inflated, typically through Read more...