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Arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC) : Inherited Heart Disease (IHD) Clinic

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Inherited Heart Disease Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
0630
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In arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC), the heart muscle is replaced by fat and scar tissue. This can make it harder for the heart to pump blood out to the body. ARVC usually affects the right side of the heart. The fat and scar tissue causes the right side of the heart to stretch. In very bad cases, a weak heart may cause fluid to build up outside of the heart, in the lungs (causing shortness of breath), or the ankles or belly (causing swelling). ARVC also affects the electr…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Inherited Heart Disease Clinic
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([6] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Cardiovascular disorders
Cardiomyopathy
Subjects (LCSH)
Heart--Abnormalities--Patients
Heart--Diseases
Specialty
Cardiovascular system
Abstract
In arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC), the heart muscle is replaced by fat and scar tissue. This can make it harder for the heart to pump blood out to the body. ARVC usually affects the right side of the heart. The fat and scar tissue causes the right side of the heart to stretch. In very bad cases, a weak heart may cause fluid to build up outside of the heart, in the lungs (causing shortness of breath), or the ankles or belly (causing swelling). ARVC also affects the electrical activity of the heart and can cause fast, dangerous heart rhythms. The pamphlet gives the most common cause (inherited) of ARVC, symptoms, diagnostic procedures, and treatment (medications, a special pacemaker called an internal cardioverter defibrillator, and rarely a heart transplant). Websites for further information are also noted.
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Prepared by: Inherited Heart Disease Clinic, QEII, Halifax
Pamphlet Number
0630
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The facts about smoking and heart disease

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Heart Health Resource Team. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
0925
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This pamphlet explains the risks of tobacco use, most commonly cigarette smoking, on the development of heart disease. Smoking facts, benefits of quitting, and continued effects of not smoking are outlined. Resources to help you quit smoking are listed at the end of the pamphlet. The French version of this pamphlet 1948, "Les faits sur le tabagisme et la maladie du coeur", is also available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Heart Health Resource Team
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Smoking
Smoking Cessation
Heart Diseases
Subjects (LCSH)
Smoking
Smoking cessation
Heart--Diseases
Specialty
Cardiovascular system
Abstract
This pamphlet explains the risks of tobacco use, most commonly cigarette smoking, on the development of heart disease. Smoking facts, benefits of quitting, and continued effects of not smoking are outlined. Resources to help you quit smoking are listed at the end of the pamphlet. The French version of this pamphlet 1948, "Les faits sur le tabagisme et la maladie du coeur", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Heart Health Resource Team
Pamphlet Number
0925
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Les faits sur le tabagisme et la maladie du coeur

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/chpams36512
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Heart Health Resource Team. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1948
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La brochure explique les risques de l’usage du tabac, plus couramment de la cigarette, sur le développement de la maladie du cœur. On y présente des faits sur le tabagisme et on y traite des bienfaits du renoncement au tabac et des effets continus que procure le fait de ne pas fumer. Des ressources pour vous aider à arrêter de fumer sont proposées à la fin de la brochure. ; This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 0019, “The Facts about Smoking and Heart Disease”. This pamphlet expl…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Heart Health Resource Team
Alternate Title
The facts about smoking and heart disease
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
French
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Smoking
Smoking Cessation
Heart Diseases
Subjects (LCSH)
Smoking
Smoking cessation
Heart--Diseases
Specialty
Cardiovascular System
Abstract
La brochure explique les risques de l’usage du tabac, plus couramment de la cigarette, sur le développement de la maladie du cœur. On y présente des faits sur le tabagisme et on y traite des bienfaits du renoncement au tabac et des effets continus que procure le fait de ne pas fumer. Des ressources pour vous aider à arrêter de fumer sont proposées à la fin de la brochure.
This is a French translation of the English pamphlet 0019, “The Facts about Smoking and Heart Disease”. This pamphlet explains the risks of tobacco use, most commonly cigarette smoking, on the development of heart disease. Smoking facts, benefits of quitting, and continued effects of not smoking are outlined. Resources to help you quit smoking are listed at the end of the pamphlet.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Heart Health Resource Team
Pamphlet Number
1948
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