Tag Archives: Chest

What causes chest pain on the left side?

A person should never ignore chest pain. If a person is experiencing chest pain on the left side of their body, this could indicate a heart attack or other medical conditions, such as a lung problem or inflammation of the lining around a person’s heart. This article will cover the potential causes and symptoms of… Read More »

Sunken chest syndrome: NHS U-turn call for ‘depressed’ patients

A woman who suffered years of mental health issues because of sunken chest syndrome has called on the NHS to make the corrective operation routine again. Kerry Van Der Merwe, 45, of Devon, was diagnosed with depression aged 16. Twelve surgeons are challenging NHS England after it stopped the routine surgery last year, claiming patients… Read More »

Why do diabetics not feel chest pain

Yet, in nearly half of all heart attack cases, these symptoms are noticeably absent. You have successfully subscribed to our newsletter. What clinical trials are open? People with type 1 diabetes may also be at higher-than-average risk, Dr. Melvyn Jones of University College London. Due to this lack of symptoms, the patient is unaware that… Read More »

Chest CT findings in coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pneumonia

A multi-center study (n=101) of the relationship between chest CT findings and the clinical conditions of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pneumonia — published ahead-of-print and open-access in the American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR) — determined that most patients with COVID-19 pneumonia have ground-glass opacities (GGO) (86.1%) or mixed GGO and consolidation (64.4%) and vascular enlargement in… Read More »