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Cardiology is the branch of internal medicine dealing with disorders of the heart and blood vessels. The field is commonly divided in the branches of congenital heart defects, coronary artery disease, heart failure, valvular heart disease and electrophysiology.
New statement emphasizes need for special multidisciplinary clinical programs

New statement emphasizes need for special multidisciplinary clinical programs

Study revolutionizes treatment principles for functional mitral regurgitation

Study revolutionizes treatment principles for functional mitral regurgitation

Novel technique that uses nanotechnology and photonics prevents bacterial infections on surgical implants

Novel technique that uses nanotechnology and photonics prevents bacterial infections on surgical implants

Blood donations could hold clues to dangerous genetic cholesterol condition

Blood donations could hold clues to dangerous genetic cholesterol condition

Expert consensus published on use of imaging for precise diagnosis of heart attack

Expert consensus published on use of imaging for precise diagnosis of heart attack

Study: Only half of U.S. children and adolescents have ideal cholesterol levels

Study: Only half of U.S. children and adolescents have ideal cholesterol levels

Researchers evaluate risk factors and outcomes for young adults with familial hypercholesterolemia

Researchers evaluate risk factors and outcomes for young adults with familial hypercholesterolemia

New algorithm guides catheters to accurately locate atrial fibrillation sources

New algorithm guides catheters to accurately locate atrial fibrillation sources

Blood proteins may be useful for predicting risk of developing heart failure

Blood proteins may be useful for predicting risk of developing heart failure

Cannabidiol reduces cue-induced craving and anxiety in individuals with history of heroin abuse

Cannabidiol reduces cue-induced craving and anxiety in individuals with history of heroin abuse

Hidden reports masked the scope of widespread harm from faulty heart device

Hidden reports masked the scope of widespread harm from faulty heart device

Overweight and obese adolescents have similar increased risks of heart disorders

Overweight and obese adolescents have similar increased risks of heart disorders

Researchers identify first gene that predisposes to fainting

Researchers identify first gene that predisposes to fainting

Study aims to optimize device implantation in patients with atrial fibrillation and stroke risk

Study aims to optimize device implantation in patients with atrial fibrillation and stroke risk

Glucosamine supplements could benefit the heart

Glucosamine supplements could benefit the heart

Patients with sleep apnea have higher risk of postoperative cardiovascular complications

Patients with sleep apnea have higher risk of postoperative cardiovascular complications

Dealing with hospital closure, pioneer Kansas town asks: What comes next?

Dealing with hospital closure, pioneer Kansas town asks: What comes next?

New therapy to re-engage the heart's natural electrical pathways offers more treatment options

New therapy to re-engage the heart's natural electrical pathways offers more treatment options

Measuring health-related quality of life in pediatric kidney transplant recipients

Measuring health-related quality of life in pediatric kidney transplant recipients

Bariatric surgery before AF ablation reduces arrhythmia recurrence risk

Bariatric surgery before AF ablation reduces arrhythmia recurrence risk