Cardiac Care

Heartistry

Heartistry - the art of caring for your heart.

Heartistry is a resource for our visitors that can help you learn about heart conditions, tests, medications and procedures. This interactive guide lets you learn more about the topics that are relevant to you. The information in the guide is outlined below.

Heartistry Link Heart and Blood Vessel Basics

  • Heart
  • Heart chambers
  • Heart valves
  • Circulatory system
  • Blood Vessels
  • Electrical system

Health Conditions

  • Heart and Blood Vessels
  • Electrical System
  • Conditions Outside the Heart

Tests
Covers many of the tests including angiogram, cardiac catheterization, CT scan, electrocardiogram and stress testing.

Medications and Procedures
Information on various medications including tips on taking heart medications. Also covers procedures such as ablation, balloon angioplasty, bypass surgery and stent implant.

Risk Factors
Learn more about the risk factors that you can change including cholesterol, diet, exercise, stress and weight. Things you cannot change are also covered.

Treatment Team
There are a lot of people involved in your heart care. Discover the difference between your cardiologist and your surgeon and how your dietician can compliment the skills of your primary care doctor.

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