Topic Index - Cardiovascular Diseases

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Basic Anatomy of the Heart

Anatomy and Function of the Heart's Electrical System

Anatomy and Function of the Coronary Arteries

Anatomy and Function of the Heart Valves

The Cardiologist

The Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiologist

Vital Signs

Automated External Defibrillator

Cardiac Procedures

Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy

Cardiac Rehabilitation

Cardiac Conditions and Diseases

Stroke / Brain Attack

Vascular Conditions and Diseases

Cardiovascular Disease Prevention

Cardiac Catheterization

Echocardiography (echo)

Electrocardiogram (EKG) / Stress Test / Holter Monitor

Angina Pectoris

Arrhythmias

Atherosclerosis

Atrial Fibrillation

Cardiac Sarcoma

Cardiomyopathy

Congenital Heart Defects

Heart Failure

Coronary Heart Disease

Heart Attack (Myocardial Infarction)

Heart Valve Diseases

High Blood Pressure / Hypertension

Mitral Valve Prolapse

Murmurs

Pericarditis

Rheumatic Heart Disease

Ventricular Fibrillation

Atrial Flutter

Brugada Syndrome

Long QT Syndrome

Sick Sinus Syndrome

Types of Heart Block

Ventricular Tachycardia

Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome

Pacemakers and Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators (ICDs)

Overview of Pacemakers and Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators (ICDs)

Living With a Pacemaker or Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD)

Frequently Asked Questions About Pacemakers and Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators (ICDs)

Overview of Stroke

Types of Stroke

Effects of Stroke

Evaluation Procedures for Stroke

Rehabilitation for Stroke

Overview of the Vascular System

Aneurysm

Buerger's Disease

Carotid Artery Disease

Chronic Venous Insufficiency

Claudication

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) / Thrombophlebitis

Peripheral Vascular Disease

Pulmonary Embolism

Raynaud's Phenomenon

Renal Vascular Disease

Varicose Veins

Medical Management of Vascular Conditions

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

Cerebral Aneurysm

Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm

Smoking and Cardiovascular Disease

Diet and Cardiovascular Disease

Emotions and Heart Health

Metabolic Syndrome

Obesity

Exercise: Before Starting an Exercise Program

Components of Food

Cholesterol in the Blood

Calculating Calories and Fat Grams

Determining Your Body Mass Index

Overview of Obesity

Treatment of Obesity

Maintaining Weight Loss

Preventing Obesity

Obesity Treatment Overview

Medical Treatment for Obesity

Surgical Treatment for Obesity

Gastric Bypass (Malabsorptive) Surgery

Gastric Stapling (Restrictive) Surgery

Designing an Exercise Program

Risks of Physical Inactivity

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