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Cardiology is the branch of medicine pertaining to the heart and the vascular system of the human body -- the cardiovascular system. Its a subspecialty (fellowship) of Internal Medicine.

The heart Edit

Main article: heart


Cardiac pacemaker (Electrical system of the heart) Edit


Basic cardiac physiology Edit

Disorders of the heart Edit

Main article: heart disease

Disorders of the coronary circulation Edit

Sudden cardiac death (The abrupt cessation of blood flow, leading to death) Edit

Treatment of sudden cardiac deathEdit

Disorders of the myocardium (muscle of the heart) Edit

Disorders of the pericardium (outer lining of the heart) Edit

Disorders of the heart valves Edit

Disorders of the electrical system of the heart (Cardiac electrophysiology) Edit

Inflammation and infection of the heart Edit

Congenital heart disease Edit

Diseases of blood vessels (Vascular diseases) Edit

Procedures done for coronary artery disease Edit

Devices used in cardiology Edit

Diagnostic tests and procedures Edit

Electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG)

Cardiac pharmaceutical agents Edit

The followings are medications commonly prescribed in cardiology:

See alsoEdit


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