Heart Valve Disease_Article by Dr. Ashish Dolas

What is Heart Valve Disease? Article by Dr. Ashish Dolas Heart Valves: The heart consists of four chambers: Two atria (upper chambers) Two ventricles (lower chambers) There is a valve through which blood passes before leaving all chambers of the heart. The valves restrict the backward flow of blood. These valves are real flaps located on each end of the two ventricles (lower chambe...
Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting_Dr. Ashish Dolas

Coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) is a form of surgery that improves the heart's blood flow. It's used by people with serious heart disease (CHD), also known as coronary artery disease. CHD is a disease in which a material called plaque (plaque) forms inside the coronary arteries. Those arteries supply the heart with oxygen-rich blood. Plaque consists of fat, cholesterol, calcium, and othe...