Vitamin D Levels and CIMT – Paper review Dr Vivek Baliga

Childhood 25-OH Vitamin D Levels and Carotid Intima-Media Thickness in Adulthood: The Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study J Clin Endocrinol Metab doi: 10.1210/jc.2014-3944 Paper review by Dr Vivek Baliga, Internal Medicine, Baliga Diagnostics Preamble ¡¤         There is increasing interest in the association between vitamin D and atherosclerotic disease ¡¤         Low levels of vitamin D […]

Mitral Valve Endocarditis – Video by Dr Vivek Baliga

Video of Mitral Valve Endocarditis by Dr Vivek Baliga Endocarditis is a common problem where the valve gets infected. It leads to the formation of a vegetation that can hinder normal functioning of the valve. Below is a video of mitral valve endocarditis by Dr Vivek Baliga Suggested reading – http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/216650-overview?pa=TRi4Tq9UNfnk5nhUlXz8wsDdM%2BjSbs8NYrl4u2VH53RrexxGrVxCLTlXrIt5T6Wcs7CF3wx2Tu1U792SxywYLg%3D%3D