Cardiology

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.
What is Cardiology?

The term cardiology is derived from the Greek words “cardia,” which refers to the heart and “logy” meaning “study of.” Cardiology is a branch of medicine that concerns diseases and disorders of the heart, which may range from congenital defects through to acquired heart diseases such as coronary artery disease and congestive heart failure.

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Elevated birth weight is linked with atrial fibrillation later in life, shows study

Elevated birth weight is linked with atrial fibrillation later in life, shows study

TCT 2020 Shark Tank Innovation Competition won by OnSight Medical

TCT 2020 Shark Tank Innovation Competition won by OnSight Medical

MITHRAS trial investigates superiority of TMVR-induced iASD over medical therapy

MITHRAS trial investigates superiority of TMVR-induced iASD over medical therapy

REFLECT II clinical trial evaluates safety and efficacy of cerebral embolic deflection filter

REFLECT II clinical trial evaluates safety and efficacy of cerebral embolic deflection filter

NFID issues new report detailing risks of co-infection with flu and COVID-19 in vulnerable adults

NFID issues new report detailing risks of co-infection with flu and COVID-19 in vulnerable adults

New self-expanding bioprosthetic valve used in TAVR fails to demonstrate non-inferiority

New self-expanding bioprosthetic valve used in TAVR fails to demonstrate non-inferiority

New tool can encourage more hospitals to be transparent about cardiac outcomes

New tool can encourage more hospitals to be transparent about cardiac outcomes

Joint project receives NIH funding to assess the benefits of AI-enabled toilet seat technology

Joint project receives NIH funding to assess the benefits of AI-enabled toilet seat technology

Common kidney tests can help estimate risk of cardiovascular disease

Common kidney tests can help estimate risk of cardiovascular disease

Women with undiagnosed heart conditions at risk for pregnancy-related aortic dissection

Women with undiagnosed heart conditions at risk for pregnancy-related aortic dissection

Disparities among cardiovascular professionals continue to exist, shows study

Disparities among cardiovascular professionals continue to exist, shows study

Rush receives highest honor for nursing excellence for the fifth time

Rush receives highest honor for nursing excellence for the fifth time

Statins may lower cancer risk through a pathway unrelated to cholesterol

Statins may lower cancer risk through a pathway unrelated to cholesterol

CWRU and UH secure $4 million to establish research center focused on lung cancer in East Africa

CWRU and UH secure $4 million to establish research center focused on lung cancer in East Africa

Study shows unique cardioprotective properties of an old drug

Study shows unique cardioprotective properties of an old drug

New study examines relationship between ethnic background and SARS-CoV-2 virus

New study examines relationship between ethnic background and SARS-CoV-2 virus

Study reveals substantial adverse outcomes in patients hospitalized with COVID-19

Study reveals substantial adverse outcomes in patients hospitalized with COVID-19

New approach can help paramedics better identify patients at high risk for adverse cardiac events

New approach can help paramedics better identify patients at high risk for adverse cardiac events

Genetic risk scoring of lipoprotein(a) can predict risk of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease

Genetic risk scoring of lipoprotein(a) can predict risk of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease

Severe lymphatic disorder reversed through genetic sequencing and targeted treatment

Severe lymphatic disorder reversed through genetic sequencing and targeted treatment