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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Coronary calcium scoring can help doctors make the right recommendation about statin therapy

Coronary calcium scoring can help doctors make the right recommendation about statin therapy

Study reveals key role of a protein in regulating scar tissue growth after heart attacks

Study reveals key role of a protein in regulating scar tissue growth after heart attacks

Morning walks can improve the sleeping habits of bypass surgery patients

Morning walks can improve the sleeping habits of bypass surgery patients

Jugular venous pressure of heart failure patients can be checked remotely via smartphone video app

Jugular venous pressure of heart failure patients can be checked remotely via smartphone video app

Study: East Germany has more hospitalizations for heart failure compared to West Germany

Study: East Germany has more hospitalizations for heart failure compared to West Germany

Study identifies the cause of blood clotting in Covid-19 patients

Study identifies the cause of blood clotting in Covid-19 patients

New app to check patient's jugular venous pressure

New app to check patient's jugular venous pressure

Childhood heart defect increases risk of arrhythmia, heart failure in adulthood

Childhood heart defect increases risk of arrhythmia, heart failure in adulthood

Study shows connection between blood pressure and eye health in young children

Study shows connection between blood pressure and eye health in young children

Sugar consumption is linked with larger fat deposits around the heart, abdomen

Sugar consumption is linked with larger fat deposits around the heart, abdomen

Psychological factors matter more than physical performance for marine training

Psychological factors matter more than physical performance for marine training

Glenfield Hospital first in the UK and Ireland to implant world’s smallest, wireless pacemaker

Glenfield Hospital first in the UK and Ireland to implant world’s smallest, wireless pacemaker

New study assesses cardiac problems in elite female athletes

New study assesses cardiac problems in elite female athletes

Research shows tongue microbiome could help diagnose heart failure

Research shows tongue microbiome could help diagnose heart failure

Cardiac care in the era of COVID-19

Cardiac care in the era of COVID-19

Simple blood test found to accurately diagnose and classify brain tumors

Simple blood test found to accurately diagnose and classify brain tumors

Little-used measure of good cholesterol can predict heart attack and stroke risk

Little-used measure of good cholesterol can predict heart attack and stroke risk

Voice analysis by smartphone app detects lung congestion in heart failure patients

Voice analysis by smartphone app detects lung congestion in heart failure patients

Researchers caution use of chloroquine therapy for patients at higher risk of heart rhythm abnormalities

Researchers caution use of chloroquine therapy for patients at higher risk of heart rhythm abnormalities

Study: Nearly 10% of patients continue to use opioids more than 90 days after heart surgery

Study: Nearly 10% of patients continue to use opioids more than 90 days after heart surgery