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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

Statistics

Cardiac Diagnostic Tests

Cardiac Catheterization

Echocardiography (echo)

Electrocardiogram (EKG) / Stress Test / Holter Monitor

Vital Signs

Cardiac Procedures

Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy

Cardiac Rehabilitation

Cardiac Conditions and Diseases

Angina Pectoris

Arrhythmias

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)

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

Stroke / Brain Attack

History of Stroke

Overview of Stroke

Signs and Symptoms of Stroke

Risk Factors for Stroke

Statistics of Stroke

Types of Stroke

Effects of Stroke

Evaluation Procedures for Stroke

Treatment for Stroke

Rehabilitation for Stroke

Vascular Conditions and Diseases

Overview of the Vascular System

Medical Management of Vascular Conditions

Aneurysm

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

Cerebral Aneurysm

Thoracic Aortic 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

Cardiovascular Disease Prevention

Lifestyle Changes

Smoking and Cardiovascular Disease

Diet and Cardiovascular Disease

Components of Food

Cholesterol in the Blood

Calculating Calories and Fat Grams

Determining Your Body Mass Index

Emotions and Heart Health

Metabolic Syndrome

Obesity

Overview of Obesity

Treatment of Obesity

Obesity Treatment Overview

Medical Treatment for Obesity

Surgical Treatment for Obesity

Gastric Bypass (Malabsorptive) Surgery

Gastric Stapling (Restrictive) Surgery

Maintaining Weight Loss

Preventing Obesity

Exercise: Before Starting an Exercise Program

Designing an Exercise Program

Risks of Physical Inactivity

Glossary