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Dr. Rick Koch
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Cardiology (Overview)

Cardiology is a field of study in which a person specializes in the heart's function, rhythm disorders, lipid problems, high blood pressure, heart birth defects, etc


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What is cardiology ?

What is cardiology ?

Heart specialty : Cardiology is a specialty in medicine dealing with disorders of the heart. ...Read more

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Dr. Rick Koch
1,258 doctors shared insights

Cardiology (Overview)

Cardiology is a field of study in which a person specializes in the heart's function, rhythm disorders, lipid problems, high blood pressure, heart birth defects, etc


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Where can I get a cardiology exam?

Where can I get a cardiology exam?

What do : You mean by a cardiology exam? Consult your doctor; they may refer you to a cardiologist. ...Read more

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What's the scope of interventional cardiology?

What's the scope of interventional cardiology?

Branch of Cardiology: It is a branch of cardiology that deals with Catheter Based Treatment of Structural Heart Diseses It involves Cardiac Cathetrization and procedures like Angioplasty and stents placement and following procedures Valvuloplasty dilation of valves Congenital Heart Defect corection like ASD,VSD&PDA Percutaneous Valve Repair or Repacement Coronary Thrombectomy Vast Scope ...Read more

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I'm curious what occurs at a cardiology consult?

I'm curious what occurs at a cardiology consult?

Depends...: It depends on the reason your seeing the cardiologist. But in general the cardiologist will get your medical history from you and other pertinent info and a physical exam and then depending on your problem further tests as necessary. ...Read more

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Could you explain what is an abnormal cardiology test?

Could you explain what is an abnormal cardiology test?

Abnormal test: It's a too broad of question to answer. If you have specific test in mind then it will be easier to answer as there are quite a few tests in cardiology. ...Read more

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What happens at a cardiology consultation appointment?

What happens at a cardiology consultation appointment?

Consult: A cardiology consultation usually consists of a history and physical exam with the cardiologist. The Doc will review in detail any records and data available on the patient. Generally the Doc will discuss the findings and what the Doctor believes needs to be done for the patient. Additional testing or examinations may be recommended and specific treatments may be recommended. ...Read more

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Can they check height and weight at cardiology appointments?

Can they check height and weight at cardiology appointments?

Yes. : Height and weight are important to calculate body mass index and body surface area which are very relevant to heart and overall health. ...Read more

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In terms of cardiology what is a biv pacer?

In terms of cardiology what is a biv pacer?

Helps Both Sides: A biv (biventricular pacemaker) helps coordinate 2 of the hearts 4 chambers proper heart beat so they can pump more effectively. This implanted device is placed in patients with advanced heart failure. Sequential pacing helps move blood through the heart in a stronger progression. Improves quality of life, ability to exercise, decreases hospitalizations, can lengthen life. ...Read more

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