Plasma cholesterol plays a significant role in the development of atherosclerosis. High blood cholesterol level increases the risk of cardiovascular risk. Higher low-density lipoprotein cholesterol level and lower high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL cholesterol) level and elevation of triglyceride level will be associated with increased risk.
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A 55 years old patient admitted to our hospital with a size of 25x20 left atrium, a severe mitral valve disease. The symptoms of the disease were pulmonary edema, asthma, low cardiac output, arrhythmia, extreme fatigue and abnormal weight loss. In order to contract the left atrium, a cardiac autotransplantation surgery, the procedure of explantation and reimplantation of the heart was performed on the patient.
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Our body requires a particular temperature range in order to survive. Our body temperature should be constant at 36.6 C in order to normally maintain our bodily functions. Several body temperature regulating mechanisms are activated depending on variation at temperature of outer environment, and thus, change of body temperature is avoided. Sweating and vaporization of sweat ensures heat loss of body.
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