What are the Main Procedures Performed in Interventional Cardiology?

Interventional cardiology treats cardiovascular disease using multiple non-surgical procedures. The doctors who perform these procedures are board-certified cardiologists particularly at a hospital in a cardiac catheterization laboratory. Most of the procedures are done in the cardiovascular (veins, heart and arteries) system. They don’t require any large incisions or instruments entering your body so they are…

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Heart Disease Risks and Prevention

Heart disease is the number one killer of both men and women in the United States. Statistics from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reveal that 1 in 4 deaths every year – about 610,000 – are due to heart disease. The good news is that medical cardiology has made great strides in research and treatment…

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The Keys to Understanding Vein Disease

Vein disease is a common problem that affects as many as 25 million people in the United States. Here is some basic information about this condition to help you understand how it may affect your life. What is Vein Disease? Vein disease occurs when your veins are no longer functioning properly. For most patients, the first…

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