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Cardiac catheterization procedure can diagnose a variety of heart conditions and determine the health of your coronary arteries, heart valves, and heart muscle. View this video to learn what happens during this procedure and various ...
An exercise cardiac stress test can help your healthcare provider find out if you have coronary artery disease (CAD). It can also show how hard you can safely exercise.
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.
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.
An exercise imaging stress test shows how well blood flows inside your heart and how well your heart pumps blood. It gives your healthcare provider more information than a non-imaging stress test.
Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the most common type of heart disease. CAD develops when plaque builds up in the arteries that supply blood to the heart. See if you’re at risk for CAD, and how you can help prevent it.