Aortic dissection, a tear in the major blood vessel leaving your heart, is a very risky condition and can be fatal. Watch as Dr. Oz explains more about what makes this condition so dangerous.
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Is aortic dissection dangerous?
Mehmet Oz, MD, Cardiology, answered
What does potassium have to do with kidney disease?
National Kidney Foundation answeredPotassium is a mineral that the body uses to conduct electricity through our muscles and for regulating our heart. In this video from the National Kidney Foundation, learn how people with kidney disease can manage their potassium intake.
What is exstrophy in children?
Exstrophy is an uncommon congenital bladder anomaly that results when the tissue making up the abdominal wall is deficient and the bladder is a flat sheet on the abdominal wall instead of a sphere inside the pelvis. Urine leaks out of the abdominal wall from the exposed ureteral orifices. This is associated with pubic separation and epispadias, which is a severe congenital curvature and foreshortening of the penis.
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