cardiovascular

  1. jigglyboo

    What CV risk calculator do you use in practice?

    Hi all! I'm gathering data for my research poster project about what current providers are using to calculate ASCVD risk - ACC/AHA 10yr ASCVD, LDL, Framingham risk score or others. Which do you use? This is not to conclude to any debate. This is mainly to determine what current providers are...
  2. MHIF Intern Program

    12 positions ‐ paid premed internships in cardiovascular clinical research

    Undergrad premed students, please consider this great opportunity to do clinical research: Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation will hire 12 interns for paid, 12-week internships this summer. The application DEADLINE is JANUARY 31! Interns work 1:1 with a cardiologist mentor, and participate...
  3. MHIF Intern Program

    12 positions - paid premed internships in cardiovascular clinical research

    Undergrad premed students, please consider this great opportunity to do clinical research: Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation will hire 12 interns for paid, 12-week internships this summer. The application DEADLINE is JANUARY 31! Interns work 1:1 with a cardiologist mentor, and participate...
  4. H

    Can I get licensed as a surgeon in Sweden?

    Hi, I'm Brazilian and I'll enter medical school, here in Brazil, in one year. My plan is to finish the 6 years of medical school here and then apply to 2-year residency in Sweden. I'd do my best to impress the people working with me so they encourage me to stay in Sweden, because I want to be...
  5. Polycherry

    How do you define ERP in slow fibres?

    In SA node and AV node, how is ERP - effective refractory period defined and how does it change with sym or psymp activation? Like its pretty clear in purkinje cells but what about these slow fibre? Considering that calcium channel transitions are time depepndent does it include phase4 (or a...
  6. Polycherry

    Sodium channels activation and inactivation

    We learn in physio that during depolarization phase in the membrane, more sodium channels open as the membrane potential increases i.e., less negative. This is a kind of positive feedback in the action potential and explains the threshold of depolarization(an epsp) required for action potential...
  7. B

    Blood markers of inflammation?

    I was hoping someone could help me understand what markers can be used to measure inflammation in patients that could be a sign of cardiovascular disease. I've read that neutrophil to leukocyte ratio and WBC count are used, but anyone elaborate on this for me? Say a patient goes to the doctor...