Cardiology is a medical specialty dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and disorders of the heart. Any time you have a significant heart or heart-related condition, you may require the attention of a cardiologist. Symptoms like shortness of breath, chest pains, or dizzy spells often require special testing and clinical expertise.
Cardiologists offer therapies and technology for diagnosing and treating cardiovascular disease. These include stent grafting to repair blockage in the carotid arteries and minimally invasive surgery to repair Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms.
Cardiologists provide screenings, education and treatment for:
Cardiologists are specialists in preventive cardiology methods. Their skills and training are required for decisions about heart catheterization, balloon angioplasty, heart surgery and other procedures. Cardiologists are also involved with rehabilitation of patients following a heart attack or surgery.