HEART FAILURE What’s it? The heart is a muscle formed by two halves, the right and the left one. When one of these cavities fails to pump, becoming unable to send forward all the blood it receives, we call it heart failure. Heart failure isn’t a heart disease per se. It’s the inability of the… Continuar lendo HEART FAILURE


INTRODUCTION TO RENAL DISEASES Humans possess two bean-shaped, dark-red colored kidneys. In adults, the kidneys measure 12cm each and weigh 130 to 170g each. They are located on the back, on both sides of the spinal column and are protected by the lower ribs. Each day the kidneys filter approximately 1,200 to 2,000 liters of… Continuar lendo INTRODUCTION TO RENAL DISEASES