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Cardiology is the branch of medicine pertaining to the heart and the vascular system of the human body -- the cardiovascular system. Its a subspecialty (fellowship) of Internal Medicine.

The heart[edit | edit source]

Main article: heart


Cardiac pacemaker (Electrical system of the heart)[edit | edit source]


Basic cardiac physiology[edit | edit source]

Disorders of the heart[edit | edit source]

Main article: heart disease

Disorders of the coronary circulation[edit | edit source]

Sudden cardiac death (The abrupt cessation of blood flow, leading to death)[edit | edit source]

Treatment of sudden cardiac death[edit | edit source]

Disorders of the myocardium (muscle of the heart)[edit | edit source]

Disorders of the pericardium (outer lining of the heart)[edit | edit source]

Disorders of the heart valves[edit | edit source]

Disorders of the electrical system of the heart (Cardiac electrophysiology)[edit | edit source]

Inflammation and infection of the heart[edit | edit source]

Congenital heart disease[edit | edit source]

Diseases of blood vessels (Vascular diseases)[edit | edit source]

Procedures done for coronary artery disease[edit | edit source]

Devices used in cardiology[edit | edit source]

Diagnostic tests and procedures[edit | edit source]

Electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG)

Cardiac pharmaceutical agents[edit | edit source]

The followings are medications commonly prescribed in cardiology:

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