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This type of second opinion consultation is advisable and technically feasible with such cardiovascular conditions as arterial hypertension, ischemic heart disease, heart defects, heart tumors, atherosclerosis, arrhythmias.
Risk and the disease staging assessment of aortic aneurysm could have a high degree reliability by the provision of the following examination
results: CT images and heart ultrasound examination results. Remote second opinion in the paediatric cardiology, especially in the field of congenital heart diseases, allows to confirm the diagnosis, to obtain medical recommendations for further treatment, its scope, optimal timing and stages.
The possibilities of getting a second opinion may be limited by the patients with acute cardiac processes that require immediate intervention: myocardial infarction, acute heart failure with inflammatory heart diseases such as myocarditis (heart muscle inflammation), endocarditis (inner heart layer inflammation) and pericarditis (pericardium inflammation).
Second opinion after the end of acute phase could be helpful in assessment of the damage degree of the affected areas, residual symptoms, aneurysmal changes exclusion and prescribing of an optimal drug therapy.
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