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Diagnosis and Treatment Options

If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with a heart or vascular condition, you may be feeling lost, confused and frustrated at all the new terms being used to describe what's wrong and what's going to happen next. Whatever the case, we want to provide as much information as possible to help you gain a better understanding of some common terms, because, after all, knowledge is empowering.

Follow these links for easy-to-understand information about common heart and vascular diagnoses and treatment options.

Abdominal aortic aneurysm

Aneurysm

Angina

Angioplasty

Aortic Stenosis

Arrhythmia

Atherectomy

Atherosclerosis/Arteriosclerosis

Atrial Fibrillation

Atrial Septal Defect

Bypass Surgery

Cardiac Catheterization

Cardiac Resynchronization

Cardiomyopathy

Carotid Artery Disease

Carotid Artery Surgery

Chest Pain

Congenital Heart/Valve Disease

Congestive Heart Failure

Coronary Artery Disease

Deep Vein Thrombosis

Defibrillator Implantation

Ejection Fraction

Heart Attack

Heart Disease

Heart Murmur

Heart Palpitations

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

Hypertension

Hypertension cardiomyopathy

Infective endocarditis

Ischemic cardiomyopathy

Mitral stenosis

Mitral valve prolapse

Open heart surgery

Pacemaker implantation

Pericardial effusion

Pericarditis

Peripheral arterial disease

PFO closure

Phlebitis

Pulmonary artery stenosis

Pulmonary embolism

Renal artery disease

Stenting

Stroke

Sudden cardiac death

Syncope

Thoracic aortic aneurysms

Thoracic outlet syndrome

Valve repair and replacement

Varicose veins

Vascular disease

Venous insufficiency

Ventricular septal defects

Visceral artery aneurysm

Visceral ischemic syndrome

 

 

 

 

 

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