CARDIOVASCULAR
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ARRHYTHMIAS

Arrhythmia is an abnormal heart rhythm that develops when disease or injury causes your heart’s electrical signals to change from normal to abnormal. Today’s treatments help more people than ever manage their arrhythmia and improve their quality of life. Learn about the different cardiac arrhythmias and their common treatments. Discover education, resources and supportive information related to cardiac arrhythmias.

 

CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE

Coronary artery disease (CAD) is caused by a build-up of fatty substances like cholesterol. When flow is significantly reduced and the heart muscle does not receive enough blood flow to meet its needs, severe symptoms may occur. Today’s treatments for CAD include drug-eluting stents, bare metal stents, coronary guide wires, balloon dilatation catheters, guiding catheters and accessories. Learn about when to consider certain treatments, how to prepare for procedures, and additional education and resources related to coronary artery disease.

HEART FAILURE

Heart failure is a condition in which the heart cannot pump enough blood to meet your body’s needs. Today’s treatments and monitoring systems help more people than ever manage their heart failure and improve their quality of life. Learn about heart failure symptoms, causes and diagnosis, and about ways you and your doctor can manage your condition. Explore additional education, resources and support related to heart failure.

HEART VALVE DISEASE

Heart valve disease develops when one of the heart’s valves is not working properly. Sometimes a valve doesn’t open as much as it should (called stenosis). And sometimes a valve doesn’t close as tightly as it should (called a leaky valve, or regurgitation). But today there are treatments for heart valve disease such as valve repair and valve replacement. Here you can learn about heart valve disease and the various treatments you and your doctor might consider.

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