The branch of medical specialty that deals with the study, diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the cardiovascular system, specifically the heart, veins and arteries is known as Cardiology. This department mainly focuses on cardiovascular conditions that range from congenital defects to heart diseases including congestive heart failure and coronary artery disease. Cardiologists are doctors who are specialized in cardiology and are responsible for the medical management of various heart diseases.
They carry out and interpret diagnostic tests and perform interventional procedures including angioplasty. It deals with the diagnosis and treatment of conditions as congenital heart defects, coronary artery disease, electrophysiology, heart failure and valvular heart disease.
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Cardiologists manage patients with conditions such as