Cardiac sciences or cardiology is a branch of medicine that deals with illnesses pertaining to heart and circulatory system. These diseases, which are known as cardiovascular diseases, account for the highest number of deaths in the world. According to the World Health Organization 31 per cent of the global deaths happen due to cardiovascular diseases.
Types of cardiovascular diseases
According to any heart specialist in Kolkata, the various types of cardiovascular diseases are heart attack and the following:
Coronary artery disease: Also known as CAD, it means hardening of arteries.
Arrhythmia: Also known as dysrhythmia, is a disease that means your heartbeats run out of rhythm. Arrhythmia produces uneven heartbeats.
Heart failure: A heart failure means your heart is not pumping like usual. It leads to breathing shortness.
Heart valve disease: There are three types of heart valve diseases about which a heart doctor in Kolkata can tell you more. A Mitral valve prolapse means the valve that exists between the left-upper and left-lower chambers don’t close properly; an Aortic Stenosis means the narrowing of your aortic valve; and a Mitral valve insufficiency means your mitral valve doesn’t close as it should.
Pericardial disease: It is a rare disease. It makes the linings around your heart swell up.
Cardiomyopathy: It means you will have an enlarged heart, failing to pump blood as usual.
Aorta disease: It is caused by a widening or a tear in the aorta, which is the largest artery of the body.
Marfan syndrome: It is a disease that affects the body’s connective tissues.
Congenital heart disease: A disease that develops before birth. It means defect in the structure of heart or blood vessels.
Vascular diseases: It means diseases of the circulatory system that affect the arteries and blood flow to brain.
Our Cardiologist are specialists for below treatments
Cardiologist, Adult Congenital Cardiologist, CT, MRI Cardiologist, Nuclear Cardiologist, Pediatric Cardiologist, Coronary Surgery, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeon, Vascular Cardiologist, Invasive Cardiologist, Arrhythmia Specialist, Preventive Cardiologist and Rehabilitation Specialist, Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeon, Heart Failure/Transplant Specialist, Cardiac Surgeon, Pediatric Cardiac Surgeon, Cardiovascular Surgeon
Symptoms of Heart related ailments
Hole in the Heart, Hypertension, Irregular Heartbeat, Chest Pain During Exercise, Pain in Left part of Chest, Angina, Blocked Blood Vessels, Angiopathy, Atrial Fibrillation, Atrial Septal Defect, Barth Syndrome, Bernard-Soulier Syndrome, Bicuspid Aortic Valve, Brugada Syndrome, Cerebral Autosomal, Dominant Arteriopathy, Dilated Cardiomyopathy, Fanconi Anemia, Glanzmann Thrombasthenia, Glucocorticoid-Remediable, Aldosteronism, Hemolytic Anemia, Hemophilia, Hereditary Angioedema, Hereditary Folate Malabsorption, Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT), Hereditary Pyropoikilocytosis, Hereditary Spherocytosis, Hypertension in Pregnancy, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, Hypochromic Microcytic Anemia, Long QT Syndrome, Lymphangiooleiomyomatosis, Neutropenia, Polyarteritis Nodosa, Primary Pulmonary Hypertension, Pyruvate Kinase, Restrictive Cardiomyopathy, Sick Sinus Syndrome, Sickle Cell Anemia, Sideroblastic Anemia, Tetralogy of Fallot, Thrombocytopenia, Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura, Transposition of Great
Our Cardiologists at Medithics are experienced in carrying out the following surgery/procedures:
Coronary Angiography, Coronary Angioplasty, Single and Dual Chamber Permanent Pacemaker, Peripheral Artery Angiography and Angioplasty, IVUS and FFR Guided Angioplasty, Balloon Angioplasty and Coronary Artery Stenting.