Covid-19 and cardiovascular disease increase each other’s severity

AU Faculty of Medicine, Cardiovascular Surgery Faculty Member Prof. Dr. İlhan Gölbaşı said that four of the seven types of coronaviruses cause mild symptoms, while the remaining three (SARS, MERS, COVID-19) cause fatal diseases. Prof. Dr. Gölbaşı said, “Covid-19 is a fatal disease that spreads very rapidly and progresses with acute respiratory distress syndrome or pneumonia in symptomatic cases,” said Gölbaşı. Stating that the disease is transmitted by airborne droplets from infected people during cough,…

"Covid-19 and cardiovascular disease increase each other’s severity"

Cardiovascular diseases can be detected by eye examination

According to the report of Medical News, scientists from the Shiley Eye Institute in the USA examined the records of people who had an Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) scan at UC San Diego Health Hospital in 2014-2019. In the study, it was suggested that Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT), which is widely used in eye examinations, may be possible in detecting cardiovascular disorders. In the framework of the study, 84 heart patients and 76 healthy individuals…

"Cardiovascular diseases can be detected by eye examination"