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A cardiologist specializes in disorders of the heart and circulatory system, with some qualifying in internal medicine and others in pediatric cardiology.
Learn about when you should see a cardiologist, the physician who treats heart disease and cares for conditions like heart attack.
In the ORBITA trial, stents were shown to be no better than a sham procedure in relieving stable angina. Here's what this study means for you.
A cardiac stress test is an exercise-based test used to diagnose coronary artery disease or monitor the health status of people with other heart conditions.
Learn why young athletes who have been diagnosed with myocarditis must be significantly restricted in their athletic activities.
A heart attack is when part of the heart dies from lack of oxygen when there is a blockage of blood flow. Reviewed by a board-certified cardiologist.
Unstable angina, a type of acute coronary syndrome displaying random chest pain, is a medical emergency. Reviewed by a board-certified cardiologist.
Cardiac arrhythmias is an abnormal rhythm occuring when your heart's electrical system is disrupted. Reviewed by a board-certified cardiologist.
If you're a patient with coronary artery disease, here are three questions to ask your cardiologist if you are told you need a stent.
Pacemaker surgery is use to correct heart rhythm problems. Learn about what to expect and recovery. Medically reviewed by board-certified surgeons.