Health Facts Plus: Coronary Artery Disease

Health Facts Plus: Coronary Artery Disease

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More News on Coronary Artery Disease

From the National Institutes of Health

Atherosclerosis (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute) Coronary Artery Disease (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute)

Coronary Artery Disease (Food and Drug Administration) Coronary Artery Disease (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research) Understanding Coronary Artery Disease (Cleveland Clinic Foundation)

Cardiac Catheterization (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute) Cardiac Catheterization (slp 3D) - Requires media player - One hour program Coronary Angiogram and Angioplasty (Patient Education Institute) - Requires Flash Player Also available in Spanish Echocardiogram (Patient Education Institute) - Requires Flash Player Also available in Spanish Echocardiography Stress Test (Patient Education Institute) - Requires Flash Player Also available in Spanish Electrocardiogram (EKG or ECG) (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute) Electrocardiograph Tests (Cleveland Clinic Foundation) Invasive Tests (Cleveland Clinic Foundation) Laboratory Tests (Cleveland Clinic Foundation) Radiographic Tests (Cleveland Clinic Foundation) Ultrasound Tests (Cleveland Clinic Foundation) What Are the Symptoms of Coronary Artery Disease? (Cleveland Clinic Foundation) What Is Nuclear Imaging? (Cleveland Clinic Foundation)

"Sighted" Heart Surgery from the Hybrid OR/Cath Lab (slp 3D) - Requires media player - One hour program MedlinePlus: Angioplasty (National Library of Medicine)Also available in Spanish MedlinePlus: Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery (National Library of Medicine)Also available in Spanish Stent (Food and Drug Administration)

Cardiac CT for Calcium Scoring (American College of Radiology, Radiological Society of North America) Coronary Calcium Scans: Heart Scans Mired in Controversy (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research) Coronary Heart Disease: Reducing Your Risk (American Academy of Family Physicians) Also available in Spanish hs-CRP (High-Sensitivity C-Reactive Protein) (American Association for Clinical Chemistry) MedlinePlus: Heart Diseases--Prevention (National Library of Medicine)Also available in Spanish Risk Factors and Coronary Heart Disease (American Heart Association)

Risk Assessment Tool for Heart Attack or Coronary Heart Disease (American Heart Association)

Questions and Answers about Chelation Therapy (American Heart Association)

Cardiac Rehabilitation: Building a Better Life After Heart Disease (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research)

Coronary Artery Disease Treatment: Medical Management (Cleveland Clinic Foundation) Living with Coronary Artery Disease (Cleveland Clinic Foundation)

Arteriosclerosis/Atherosclerosis (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research) Cardiac Ischemia (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research)

How Does Coronary Artery Disease Develop? (Cleveland Clinic Foundation)

ClinicalTrials.gov: Coronary Arteriosclerosis (National Institutes of Health) ClinicalTrials.gov: Coronary Disease (National Institutes of Health) Learn More about Chelation Therapy and the Study (National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine)

Can Heart and Blood Vessel Disease Be Inherited? (American Heart Association)

Association between Hospital Process Performance and Outcomes among Patients with Acute Coronary Syndromes (04/26/2006, American Heart Association) Effect of Very High-Intensity Statin Therapy on Regression of Coronary Atherosclerosis: The ASTEROID Trial (03/13/2006, American Heart Association) Effects of Blood Pressure Levels on Progression of Coronary Atherosclerosis (08/15/2006, American Heart Association) Healthy Lifestyle Factors in the Primary Prevention of Coronary Heart Disease among Men (07/03/2006, American Heart Association) Long-Term Adherence to Evidence-Based Secondary Prevention Therapies in Coronary Artery Disease (01/09/2006, American Heart Association) Low-Carbohydrate-Diet Score and the Risk of Coronary Heart Disease in Women (11/09/2006, American Heart Association) Psychosocial Factors and Coronary Calcium (06/06/2006, American College of Physicians) Relationship of Insurance Type with the Care of Acute Coronary Syndromes (11/21/2006, American College of Physicians)

Your Coronary Arteries (Cleveland Clinic Foundation)

Cardiovascular Glossary (Texas Heart Institute) Also available in Spanish

Find a Member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (Society of Thoracic Surgeons)

American Heart Association National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

Cholesterol and Atherosclerosis in Children (American Heart Association)

MedlinePlus: Heart Disease in Women (National Library of Medicine)Also available in Spanish

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Date last updated: 02 January 2007 Topic last reviewed: 29 December 2006