Find over 200 print-friendly fact sheets about heart disease and related health topics.
Learn how heart conditions are treated and the benefits and possible risks that come along with each type of treatment.
What are "revascularization" procedures?
What aspirin dose is prescribed for patients with history of heart attack and stroke?
Why are patients receiving valve replacement reliant on blood thinners?
Who should take statins?
Who needs statins?
Who should use ambulatory blood pressure monitoring?
Where can I find nicotine patches?
Who is eligible to participate in a cardiac rehabilitation program?
Why does door-to-balloon time vary among patients?
Why is the radiation dose higher in complex procedures and in people with artery disease?
Why is the radiation dose higher in people who are obese?
Why is shared decision making so important in heart failure care?
Why is TAV-in-SAV used primarily for high-risk patients only?
Why is communication not an important skill taught to physicians?
Why is having regular teeth cleanings important to maintaining oral health?
Why is femoral access currently used more often than radial access for percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)?
What medications are recommended to treat patent foramen ovale (PFO)?
What is the difference between pulmonary embolism and deep-vein thrombosis?
Deep-vein thrombosis is clotting in the veins deep within the body. Pulmonary embolism is often a complication of deep-vein thrombosis, which occurs when the clot travels to the lungs, blocking the flow of blood. Both conditions require immediate treatment with anticoagulant medications to help break up the clot and restore normal blood flow.
What is the difference between elective and emergency percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)?
What should I do if I have red, inflamed gums?
What should I do if I have side effects from high-dose simvastatin?
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