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Heart injury

Heart injury

Heart injury – damage to the heart caused by the action of a physical factor. Prevalence Peacetime injuries are quite common and make up 7-14% of the total number of chest injuries. There are: open heart injury; closed heart trauma. Open injury It is a penetrating damage with a violation of the integrity of the chest and pericardium. Etiology and pathogenesis Open trauma is mainly the result of striking a piercing-cutting weapon, but can also be observed in road and…

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Heart bradycardia

Heart bradycardia

Bradycardia is a slowdown in heart rate, a decrease in heart rate to the level of 30-50 beats per minute.  The disease can be of several types: Relative bradycardia of the heart (occurs after physical exertion, with an increase in body temperature, infections, meningitis, injuries). This category includes the bradycardia of athletes. Absolute bradycardia (the heart always beats pathologically slowly, regardless of the circumstances). Extracardiac bradycardia (accompanying diseases of internal organs, myxedema, neurological diseases). Moderate bradycardia (diagnosed in patients with…

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