Show Your Heart
Some Love

1
Maria Cristina Castillo-Catoni, MD

INOVA MEDICAL GROUP
PRIMARY CARE
2
What is Cardiovascular Disease?

• Ischemic disease
• Congestive heart failure
• Arrhythmia
• Heart valve problems

3
Ischemic Disease

• Atherosclerosis
• Heart attack
• Ischemic Stroke

4
How do I know if I have ischemic heart disease?

• Discomfort in center of chest (uncomfortable pressure,
squeezing, fulln...
How do I know if I have an arrhythmia ?

• Regular checkups with PCP
• Go for medical evaluation
if symptoms
• "heart flut...
How do I know if I have heart failure?
• Look for symptoms and go for medical evaluation
• Shortness of breath with exerti...
What are risk factors for heart disease?

• Family history
• Overweight/obesity (BMI>24)
• Smoking
• High blood pressure
•...
How can I prevent heart disease?

• Keep your BP under 120/80mmHg.
• If you already have a diagnosis of high blood
pressur...
How can we diagnose and treat
heart disease?
WHAT IS CARDIOVASCULAR
DISEASE?
10
Nicholas R. Balaji, MD, FACC

INOVA MEDICAL GROUP
CARDIOLOGY
11
Arrhythmias
Diagnosis
• EKG
• Holter
• Event Monitor
• EP study and Invasive
Testing

Treatment
• Reflex mechanisms
• Vaga...
Ischemic Heart Disease (Non-invasive)
Stress
• Exercise
• Treadmill
• Bicycle
• Pharmacologic
• Inotrope
• Vasodilator

Im...
Ischemic Heart Disease (Invasive)
Diagnosis
• Cardiac Catheterization
• Fractional Flow Reserve
• Intravascular Ultrasound...
Valvular Heart Disease
Diagnosis
• Ultrasound
• Transthoracic Echo
• Transesophageal Echo

• MRI

Treatment
• Medications
...
Heart Failure
Diagnosis
• Clinical
• Swelling, Orthopnea,
PND
• Echocardiogram
• Stress Testing or Cardiac
Catheterization...
• Thank you for coming
• For more information or to schedule an
appointment, visit:
Inovamedicalgroup.org
or call:
• Dr. M...
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Show Your Heart Some Love by Inova Medical Group Physicians

349
-1

Published on

Inova Medical Group physicians share heart healthy tips!

Schedule an appointment or learn more about Inova Medical Group: www.inovamedicalgroup.org.

0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
349
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
2
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
1
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Show Your Heart Some Love by Inova Medical Group Physicians

  1. 1. Show Your Heart Some Love 1
  2. 2. Maria Cristina Castillo-Catoni, MD INOVA MEDICAL GROUP PRIMARY CARE 2
  3. 3. What is Cardiovascular Disease? • Ischemic disease • Congestive heart failure • Arrhythmia • Heart valve problems 3
  4. 4. Ischemic Disease • Atherosclerosis • Heart attack • Ischemic Stroke 4
  5. 5. How do I know if I have ischemic heart disease? • Discomfort in center of chest (uncomfortable pressure, squeezing, fullness or pain) that lasts more than a few minutes, or goes away and comes back • Pain/discomfort in one or both arms, the back, neck, jaw or stomach • Shortness of breath • Nausea/vomiting or cold sweats 5
  6. 6. How do I know if I have an arrhythmia ? • Regular checkups with PCP • Go for medical evaluation if symptoms • "heart fluttering" sensation of skipping a beat • If going on for long enough, can have dizziness, fatigue, lightheadedness, fainting, • shortness of breath, chest pain 6
  7. 7. How do I know if I have heart failure? • Look for symptoms and go for medical evaluation • Shortness of breath with exertion • Swelling of the legs • Waking up short of breath during the night • Feeling less short of breath during the night if you use several pillows to raise your head 7
  8. 8. What are risk factors for heart disease? • Family history • Overweight/obesity (BMI>24) • Smoking • High blood pressure • High cholesterol • Sedentary lifestyle • Illicit drug use (cocaine, etc.) 8
  9. 9. How can I prevent heart disease? • Keep your BP under 120/80mmHg. • If you already have a diagnosis of high blood pressure, keep BP under 130/80mmHg. • Exercise regularly • Follow a low-salt diet • Go for regular visits with your PCP for BP and cholesterol checks 9
  10. 10. How can we diagnose and treat heart disease? WHAT IS CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE? 10
  11. 11. Nicholas R. Balaji, MD, FACC INOVA MEDICAL GROUP CARDIOLOGY 11
  12. 12. Arrhythmias Diagnosis • EKG • Holter • Event Monitor • EP study and Invasive Testing Treatment • Reflex mechanisms • Vagal maneuvers • Medications • Rhythm vs Rate Control • Cardiac Ablations • Pacemakers/ICDs 12
  13. 13. Ischemic Heart Disease (Non-invasive) Stress • Exercise • Treadmill • Bicycle • Pharmacologic • Inotrope • Vasodilator Imaging • EKG (ETT) • Echocardiogram • Nuclear Perfusion Imaging • CT Angiogram • Cardiac MRI 13
  14. 14. Ischemic Heart Disease (Invasive) Diagnosis • Cardiac Catheterization • Fractional Flow Reserve • Intravascular Ultrasound Treatment • Percutaneous Coronary Intervention • Angioplasty • Stenting • Atherectomy • Surgery • CABG • Medical Management 14
  15. 15. Valvular Heart Disease Diagnosis • Ultrasound • Transthoracic Echo • Transesophageal Echo • MRI Treatment • Medications • Surgery • Valve Repair • Valve Replacement • Percutaneous • Valve Replacement 15
  16. 16. Heart Failure Diagnosis • Clinical • Swelling, Orthopnea, PND • Echocardiogram • Stress Testing or Cardiac Catheterization Treatment • Medications • Revascularization • ICDs • LVADs • Heart Transplant 16
  17. 17. • Thank you for coming • For more information or to schedule an appointment, visit: Inovamedicalgroup.org or call: • Dr. Maria Cristina-Castillo-Catoni 703.933.8111 • Dr. Nicholas Balaji 703.204.9301 17
  1. ¿Le ha llamado la atención una diapositiva en particular?

    Recortar diapositivas es una manera útil de recopilar información importante para consultarla más tarde.

×