In-depth

Causes

Heart disease

Heart disease, usually thought of as blockages in the arteries that can cause a heart attack, can describe any medical condition affecting your heart.

Marfan syndrome

Complications

Aortic valve regurgitation

Aortic valve stenosis

Endocarditis

Mitral valve stenosis

Pectus excavatum

Symptoms

Edema

Shortness of breath

Tests and diagnosis

Cardiac catheterization

Chest X-rays

CT scan

Electrocardiogram

MRI

April 03, 2015