In-depth

First-aid instructions for cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).

Angioplasty

Coronary angioplasty and stents can reopen clogged heart arteries if buildup of plaques is causing chest pain, shortness of breath or a heart attack.

Cardiac ablation

Coronary angiogram

A coronary angiogram uses special X-rays to examine the inside of your heart's blood vessels. Find out what to expect when you have the procedure.

Coronary bypass surgery

Coronary bypass surgery is a procedure to treat blockage of blood to the heart muscle.

Dizziness

Dizziness has many possible causes. The cause of dizziness may be simple, or dizziness may be a sign of a more serious disorder.

Echocardiogram

Echocardiogram allows your doctor to see your heart in motion. Here's what you need to know about the test.

Electrocardiogram

An electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG) is a test that provides valuable clues about your heart health. Here's what you need to know about the test.

Fatigue

Fatigue can signal many things. Here are some tips to help you decipher why you're wiped out and to regain your energy.

Heart palpitations

Heart palpitations are skipped, fluttering or racing heartbeats that aren't usually a symptom of a serious heart problem. Discover the causes and symptoms of this condition.

Heart transplant

A heart transplant can help both adults and children with severe heart problems who don't benefit from other treatment options.

Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator

Implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs) can control abnormal, life-threatening heart rhythms and prevent cardiac arrest.

 

Nuclear stress test

Shortness of breath

Shortness of breath can be frightening. Most of the time, a heart or lung condition is the cause.

Sudden death in young people

Sudden death in young people is rare, but those at risk can take precautions. Find out more about the risk factors, causes and treatments.

Nov. 15, 2012

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