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Cardiovascular

Use these links to jump directly to your topic of interest in Cardiovascular:

Heart Diseases: Angina | Arrhythmia | Congenital Heart Disease | Coronary Artery Disease | Heart Attack (Myocardial Infarction) | Heart Failure | Heart Inflammation & Infection | Heart Muscle Disease (Cardiomyopathy) | Heart Valve Diseases | Other Heart Disorders

Vascular Diseases: Aneurysms | Aortic Disease | Functional Arterial Disease | Hypertension (High Blood Pressure) | Hypotension (Low Blood Pressure) | Inflammatory Vascular Disease (Vasculitis) | Occlusive Arterial Disease | Stroke | Vascular Lesions | Venous Disease

Cardiovascular Disease Treatment: Complementary & Alternative Therapy | Medication | Rehabilitation | Surgery | Heart Transplantation

Other Topics: General Cardiovascular | Heart Disease in Women | Anatomy | Cholesterol | Diagnostic Procedures | Homocysteine


Cardiovascular Surgery

(Jump to: General Information | Pre-Surgery | Post-Surgery |Specific Procedures )

General Information
Heart Surgery Overview:Texas Heart Institute
Patient's Guide to Heart Surgery:USC Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Overview of Cardiac Procedures:Stanford Hospital & Clinics
Heart Surgery:MedlinePlus


Pre-Surgery Considerations
Bloodless Care:Women's Heart Foundation
Facing Cardiac Surgery? Ask Your Doctor about Vitamins and Supplements:Cleveland Clinic Heart


Post-Surgery
What to Expect After Heart Surgery: Society of Thoracic Surgeons
Heart Surgery Recovery:Cleveland Clinic
Life After Open Heart Surgery:Mid-Atlantic Surgical Associates


Index to Surgical Procedures for Specific Cardiovascular Disorders
Angioplasty
Aortic Aneurysm Surgery
Arrhythmia Surgery
Arterial Surgery
Carotid Endarterectomy
Coronary Bypass Surgery
Heart Failure Surgery
Heart Valve Surgery
Thrombosis Surgery
Varicose Vein Surgery
Venous Insufficiency Surgery


Cardiac Rehabilitation

Cardiac Rehabilitation:Stanford Hospital & Clinics
Cardiac Rehabilitation:HeartHealthyWomen


Heart & Heart/Lung Transplantation

Heart Transplantation Information:United Network for Organ Sharing
Heart/Lung Transplantation Information:United Network for Organ Sharing
Heart Transplant: What to Expect:American Heart Association [PDF]
Heart Transplantation:UpToDate Patient Information
Heart Transplantation:Texas Heart Institute
Heart, Lung & Heart-Lung Transplant:Stanford Hospital & Clinics
Patient's Guide to Heart Transplant Surgery:USC Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Getting a New Heart: Facts About Heart Transplants:American Society of Transplantation [PDF]
Keeping Your New Heart or Lung Healthy: Facts About Transplant Medications:American Society of Transplantation [PDF]
Heart Transplantation (in Children):Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
Heart Transplantation:MedlinePlus
General Transplantation Information, see Treatment, Organ Transplantation


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