What is heart failure?

  Heart failure is a term used to describe a broad range of conditions that all share similar symptoms and signs. At the core, these conditions all involve one key principle: the heart’s function cannot match the body’s requirements.

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What is a stent?

When you have coronary artery disease, blockages made up of plaque narrow down or completely block the coronary arteries, reducing the blood supply (ischaemia) or causing a heart attack. To prevent this damage, we can insert a stent to push the blockage out of the way and get blood flow back.

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What is hypertrophy?

Hypertrophy technically refers to each of the heart cells growing larger in size, but generally the term is used referring to left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH) means that the heart muscle has become thicker.

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