Heart disease is a leading cause of death in the United States. There are many different types of heart disease—some are congenital (people are born with them) and others develop over the course of time and affect people later in life.
- Acute coronary syndrome
- Aortic coarctation
- Aortic insufficiency
- Atrial fibrillation
- Bacterial endocarditis
- Cardiac tamponade
- Congestive heart failure
- Coronary artery disease
- Heart attack
- Heart murmur
- High blood pressure
- High cholesterol
- Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy - adult
- Mitral valve prolapse
- Septal defects
- Ventricular tachycardia
Read our in-depth reports on various types of heart disease:
Diagnostic and Surgical Procedures
- Aortic aneurysm repair/removal
- Blood pressure measurement
- Cardiac catheterization
- Cholesterol tests
- Coronary angioplasty
- Coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG)
- Coronary stenting
- Electrophysiology study
- Exercise stress test
- Exercise tolerance test
- Heart-lung transplant
- Heart transplant
- Heart valve replacement
- Magnetic resonance angiography (MRA)
- Maze procedure—open surgery
- Mini-maze procedure—minimally invasive surgery
- Myocardial perfusion imaging
- Nuclear stress test
- Pacemaker insertion
- Robot-assisted cardiac procedures
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Preventing Heart Disease (Continued)
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