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The American Heart Association explains that a peripheral angiogram is a test that uses X-rays to help your doctor find narrowed or blocked areas in one or more of the arteries that supply blood to your legs. The test is also called a peripheral arteriogram.
Answers by Heart Fact Sheets: Cardiovascular Conditions
The American Heart Association offers these Answers By Heart patient information sheets that cover a range of cardiovascular conditions including angina, arrhythmia, atrial fibrilation, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, heart attack and heart failure.
What is a heart attack, also called a myocardial infarction? What is coronary heart disease and coronary artery disease? The American Heart Association explains the Warning Signs of Heart Attack, Risk of Heart Attack, Symptoms of Heart Attack, Treatment of Heart Attack, diagnosis of heart attack, heart attack resources, heart attack tools, heart attack symptoms, heart attack signs, heart attack warning signs.
Warning Signs of a Heart Attack
What are the warning signs of a heart attack? The American Heart Association explains the most common symptoms of heart attack in men and women.
After Your Heart Attack Brochure: Our guide to help you recover
This brochure answers the myriad questions patients have after a heart attack. It provides an overview of why heart attacks occur, and the lasting physical effects. Also includes sections on returning to work, depression, family members? emotions, and reducing risk factors to prevent recurrent events.
Your Cardiac Catheterization Brochure
This brochure describes how this important procedure is used to examine the heart to measure pressure, take pictures of the arteries bringing blood to the heart, and assess heart function. It also includes detailed illustrations.
Lifestyle Changes for Heart Attack Prevention
The American Heart Association offers these lifestyle changes to prevent heart attack including quitting smoking, good nutrition, reducing cholesterol, lowering blood pressure, being physically active, losing weight, managing diabetes, reducing stress and limiting alcohol.
Angina Pectoris (Stable Angina)
The American Heart Association explains angina pectoris, also known as stable angina, is the medical term for chest pain or discomfort due to coronary heart disease.
Prinzmetal's or Prinzmetal 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.
After Your Heart Attack Brochure (Spanish)
Este folleto contesta muchas de las preguntas de los pacientes que han sufrido un ataque al corazon, explica como ocurren los ataques cardiacos y sus secuelas fisicas.