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What are main types of cardiovascular diseases?

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Dr. Michael Fenster answered

Specializes in Cardiology

Cardiovascular disease encompasses many specific fields of study: electrophysiological disease deals with disease of the hearts electrical or conduction system; valvular heart disease deals with conditions that affect the valves of the heart; congenital heart disease deals with anomolies of the heart that people are born with; there are studies of heart & peripheral arteries, muscle and much more.

Answered Oct 21, 2013

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Dr. Paul Slawek answered

Specializes in Radiology

Those one is born with and those aquired. Born with example: septal defect aquired example: heart attack, pericarditis, hypertension, ASCVD or hardening of arteries.

Answered Jul 3, 2015

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