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Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) of the Heart Podcast

Cardiac MRI ... Heart MRI ... the heart, including the reasons and preparation for the procedure, how the procedure is performed, and after care. Play Audio ... Detailed information on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the heart, including the reasons and

Heart Transplantation Podcast

Cardiac Transplant ... Heart Transplant ... , after care, and an anatomical illustration of the anatomy of the heart, anterior view. Play Audio ... Detailed information on heart transplantation, including the reasons and preparation for the

Cardiac Catheterization Podcast

Cardiac Cath ... Catheterization, Cardiac ... Cardiac catheterization is a specialized procedure in which a long, flexible tube (catheter) is ... inserted into a vein and guided into the heart, allowing a close look at the structures inside

Cardiac Rehabilitation

If you have a heart condition, your healthcare provider may recommend a cardiac rehab program to ... Rehabilitation If you have a heart condition, your healthcare provider may recommend cardiac ... heart; heart health; cardiac rehabilitation; cardiac rehab; heart attacks; heart disease; bypass surgery; angioplasty; cardiovascular; cardiology

Cardiac Catheterization

Cardiac catheterization procedure can diagnose a variety of heart conditions and determine the ... during this procedure and various treatment options. Cardiac Catheterization Heart doctors ... cardiac cath; cardiac catheterization; heart tests; echocardiogram; cardiology; heart disease; cardiovascular

Cardiac Procedures

Heart Procedures ... . Cardiac Procedures These procedures are used to evaluate and treat heart and blood vessel disease ... (cardiovascular disease or coronary artery disease). Talk to your doctor or heart care professional for ... cardiac procedures, heart procedures, cardiovascular procedures, abnormal heart rhythms, catheter ... , atherectomy, laser angioplasty, coronary artery stent, coronary artery bypass, heart transplant, valvuloplasty, valve repair, valve replacement

Exercise for a Healthier Heart

*Exercise Healthier Heart ... You may wonder how you can improve the health of your heart. If you’re thinking about exercise ... brisk exercise. Exercise for a Healthier Heart You may wonder how you can improve the health of ... Cardiology; Cardiac; Rehabilitation; Cardiovascular Health; Exercise; Heart; aerobic; activity; cv1063a; 82084; cad1048; Exercises; prevention

The Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiologist

Cardiac EP ... -related care. Your healthcare provider may refer you to a cardiac EP if you have symptoms of heart rhythm ... the heart. The Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiologist A clinical cardiac electrophysiologist, or ... cardiology; heart rhythm; arrhythmia; cardiac EP;

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery (CABG) Podcast

Heart Bypass Surgery ... Surgery, Heart Bypass ... for the procedure, how the procedure is performed, after care, an anatomic illustration of the ... coronary arteries of the heart, and illustrations of normal and diseased arteries, endovascular vein harvesting, and coronary bypass. Play Audio

Medicines for Heart Valve Problems

*Meds Heart Valve ... Heart Valve Problems If you are having symptoms from your heart valve problem, certain medicines ... . Digitalis helps the heart pump with more strength. This allows the heart to pump more blood with each ... Cardiology; heart valve; heart valve Treatments; Circulatory; Cardiac; diuretics; digitalis; ace ... ; medication for heart problems; medicine for heart problem; cardiac medicines; cardiac medications; cardiac pills; cardiac drugs

Diagnosing Heart Valve Problems

*Heart Valve Probs Dx ... of the heartbeat. You may have cardiac catheterization, an invasive test, to look inside the heart ... A problem with a heart valve will usually cause the heart to make a noise. Your doctor can hear ... Cardiology; heart valve; diagnosing heart valve problems; cardiovascular diagnosis; heart murmur ... ; echocardiagram; echo; tee; transesophageal; chest x-ray; cardiac catheterization; cardiac diagnosis; cv1102a; 83098; cad1061

Your Heart's Electrical System

*Electrical System Heart ... The heart has a special system that creates and sends electrical signals. First, signals tell the ... rhythmic contraction of the heart muscle's 4 chambers. The heart muscle has a special system that ... 82063; Cardiology, Electrophysiology; heart, electrical, system; cardiac conduction; your Heart's electrical system

Heart Failure: Tracking Your Weight

*Heart Failure Tracking Weight ... much water and salt. This could mean your heart failure is getting worse. Weighing yourself each day ... is the best way to know if you’re retaining water. Heart Failure: Tracking Your Weight You have ... Cardiology; CHF; cardiovascular; Cardiac; heart; failure; weight; weight management; cv1065a; 82087; cad1050; Heart Failure: Tracking Your Weight

Heart Valve Problems

*Heart Valve Probs ... all the way, the heart has to push blood through a smaller opening. If the valve doesn’t close ... tightly, some blood will leak backward. Heart Valve Problems Your heart’s job is to pump blood ... Cardiology; heart; valve; Circulatory; Cardiac stenosis; cardiac insufficiency; heart regurgitation ... ; aortic valve; mitral valve; tricuspid valve; pulmonic; cv1101a; 83096; endocarditis; heart murmur

Discharge Instructions for Catheter Ablation

*Ablation Cardiac Dc ... your heart. Home care Here are recommendations for care at home:  You won't be able to drive ... This catheter ablation procedure destroyed (ablated) a few of the cells in your heart that were ... discharge instructions for catheter ablation; cardiovascular; cardiology; electrophysiology; heart problems; 86298; abnormal heart rhythm

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) of the Heart

Cardiac MRI ... MRI Scan of the Heart ... heart. Cardiac tumor. A tumor of the heart may happen on the outside surface or inside the heart ... . Otherwise, there is no special type of care required after a MRI scan of the heart. You may go ... Heart Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Heart Cardiac MRI, Heart Cardiac MRI Scan

Cardiac Stress Test: Exercise Imaging

. Cardiac Stress Test: Exercise Imaging An exercise stress test shows how fast your heart is beating ... imaging cardiac stress test to see how well the blood moves through your heart when it works hard. The ... heart disease; heart tests; stress tests; treadmill; coronary artery disease; CAD; exercise stress test; echocardiogram; cardiology; cardiovascular

Heart Failure: Being Active

*Heart Failure Being Active ... helps to strengthen your heart. If you can’t get out to exercise, you can do simple stretching and ... strengthening exercises at home. Heart Failure: Being Active You have a condition called heart ... Cardiology; cardiovascular; Cardiac; heart failure; active; exercise; cv1066a; 82088; CHF ... ; exercising; Congestive heart failure; Aerobic; Exercises; Heart Failure: Being Active

Echocardiogram Podcast

Cardiac Ultrasound ... Ultrasound, Cardiac ... An echocardiogram can measure heart structures, such as the heart's pumping chambers, the size of ... the heart itself, and the thickness of the heart walls. Echocardiogram Podcast Detailed

Cardiac Rehabilitation

term. Cardiac Rehabilitation Physical activity is healthy for your heart—even after you've had a ... heart attack or bypass surgery. It's important to start out slowly, under the supervision of cardiac ... heart; heart health; cardiac rehabilitation, cardiac rehab, heart attacks, heart disease, bypass surgery, angioplasty; cardiovascular; cardiology;

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