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Cardiology A to Z

A to Z: Cardiomegaly

Diseases can put added strain on the heart. As it enlarges to pump more blood to the body, the heart muscle weakens and does not work well in this condition. Read more here.

A to Z: Cardiomyopathy

Learn about cardiomyopathy, a disease in which the heart muscle becomes weak and enlarged, making it difficult to pump blood through the body.

A to Z: Coarctation of the Aorta (COA)

Learn about coarctation of the aorta, a treatable congenital heart defect in which a person's aorta is narrowed at some point.

A to Z: Complete Transposition of the Great Vessels

In this condition that starts in the womb, reversed connections of the aorta and pulmonary artery prevent the blood from getting oxygen. Learn more here.

A to Z: Dysrhythmia

Learn more about dysrhythmia: an abnormality in the heart's beat or rhythm caused by electrical impulses functioning improperly.

A to Z: Ebstein's Anomaly

Learn about Ebstein's anomaly, a rare defect in the right side of the heart that is present at birth (congenital).

A to Z: Endocardial Cushion Defect

Learn about congenital heart defects and conditions that affect newborn babies.

A to Z: Hypertension, Primary

Learn about types of high blood pressure and conditions that can affect the heart and blood vessels.

A to Z: Hypertension, Pulmonary

Learn about types of high blood pressure and conditions that can affect the lungs and heart.

A to Z: Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome

Learn about hypoplastic left heart syndrome, a rare and serious defect of the heart.