Results for 'heart attack'
Heart Attack Symptoms in Women
What are the symptoms of a heart attack in women? The American Heart Association explains how signs of a heart attack in women may be different than heart attack signs in men.
Prinzmetal's Angina, Variant Angina and Angina Inversa
The American Heart Association explains Prinzmetal?s angina, which always occurs when a person is at rest, usually between midnight and early morning.
Non-Invasive Tests and Procedures
The American Heart Association explains the various non-invasive test and cardiac procedures, such as ECG, EKG, Electrocardio-graphy, Electrocardiogram, Ambulatory Electrocardiography, Holter Monitoring, Ambulatory ECG, Ambulatory EKG, Echocardiography, echocardiogram, Computer Imaging, Tomography, CT, CAT scan, EBCT, PET, DCA, DSA, MRI, SPECT, Exercise Stress Test and thallium stress test.
What is Cardiovascular Disease (Heart Disease)?
What is heart disease? The American Heart Association explains the various types of heart disease, also called cardiovascular disease, coronary artery disease and coronary heart disease.
Patient Education Resources for Healthcare Professionals
The American Heart Association helps your patients learn about heart disease and cardiovascular conditions such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure, heart attack, heart failure, arrhythmia, atrial fibrillation, congenital heart defects, diabetes, heart failure, stroke, cardiac arrest, cardiac rehab, peripheral artery disease, pad, cardiovascular conditions of childhood, HIV, hiv and your heart, tools, resources
The American Heart Association explains chest pain, unstable angina, the risks and treatment of unstable angina.
Invasive Tests and Procedures
The American Heart Association explains the various invasive tests and cardiac procedures for heart patients such as Blood Tests, Cardiac Catheterization, Transesophageal Echocardiography, TEE and Electrophysiologic Tests.
The American Heart Association explains that cardiac catheterization (cardiac cath or heart cath) is a procedure to examine how well your heart is working.
The American Heart Association explains what a Holter Monitor is and its uses.
Inflammation and Heart Disease
The American Heart Association explains that although it is not proven that inflammation causes cardiovascular disease, inflammation is common for heart disease and stroke patients and is thought to be a sign or atherogenic response.