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Coarctation of the aorta is a heart defect that is present at birth (congenital). It means the aorta is narrower than it should be. Read on to learn details about the condition.
Cardiac sarcoma is a rare type of cancerous tumor that occurs in the heart.
Cardiac tamponade happens when extra fluid builds up in the space around the heart. This fluid puts pressure on the heart and prevents it from pumping well.
Catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia, or CPVT, is a rare genetic condition. It causes an irregular heart rhythm that can be life threatening. It often shows up in childhood. The first sign is often fainting or near ...
A person with coronary heart disease has an accumulation of fatty deposits in the coronary arteries. These deposits narrow the arteries and can decrease or block the flow of blood to the heart.