Michael E. Stachecki, MD
Specialty: Internal Medicine
- internal medicine
Location and Office HoursMichael E Stachecki MD
5730 Bella Rosa
Clarkston, MI 48348
- Crittenton Hospital Medical Center
- Genesys Regional Medical Center
- St Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital
What is cardiovascular disease (CVD)?
Piedmont Heart Institute answeredCardiovascular disease is a group of conditions that affect the heart and contribute to changes in the blood vessels. Changes in the blood vessels usually mean that they become narrow or get blocked by plaques. These changes in the blood vessels contribute to heart attack, arteriosclerosis, coronary artery disease, and stroke. People often refer to cardiovascular disease as heart disease, although heart disease encompasses a large number of conditions from birth defects to arrhythmias to chest pain.
What is cardiac tamponade?
Cardiac tamponade is a condition caused by too much fluid in the space between the heart and the sac that surrounds it, called the pericardium. This fluid collection can put weight and pressure on the heart, which means that it cannot expand properly and so it does not fill with normal amounts of blood.
Cardiac tamponade is an emergency condition. The inability of the heart to pump enough blood may eventually lead to heart failure.
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What does Crohn's disease result in?
MediGuard answeredThe walls of the intestine thicken because of inflammation and scar tissue. Surgery can help some patients. The most important factor is that you find a specialist that you are comfortable with. Every case is different and every patient is different, so make sure you have a doctor that is a specialist and one that you are comfortable with.Helpful? 2 people found this helpful.
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