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Cardiology is a branch of medicine that deals with the disorders of the heart as well as some parts of the circulatory system. The field includes medical diagnosis and treatment of congenital heart defects, coronary artery disease, heart failure, valvular heart disease and electrophysiology. Physicians who specialize in this field of medicine are called cardiologists, a specialty of internal medicine. Pediatric cardiologists are pediatricians who specialize in cardiology. Physicians who specialize in cardiac surgery are called cardiothoracic surgeons or cardiac surgeons, a specialty of general surgery.

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Organizations relating to Cardiology

Caribbean Cardiac Society / Kingston, Jamaica / Est. 1988
Latin American Society for Interventional Cardiology / Buenos Aires, Argentina / Est. 1995
Asia-Pacific Heart Network / Singapore, Singapore / Est. 1998
European Heart House / Sophia Antipolis, France / Est. 1993
International Children's Heart Foundation / Memphis TN, USA / Est. 1994
European Society of Cardiovascular Radiology / Vienna, Austria
French Speaking Cardiological Congress / Québec QC, Canada
Cardiac Bioassist Association / Paris, France
European Society for Noninvasive Cardiology / Leuven, Belgium / Est. 1978
Asia Pacific Pediatric Cardiac Society / Delhi, India / Est. 2006
European School of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery / Bergamo, Italy
Australasian Society of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgeons / Prahran, Australia / Est. 2001
International Chair on Cardiometabolic Risk / Québec QC, Canada / Est. 2005
International Task Force for Prevention of Coronary Heart Disease / Hamburg, Germany / Est. 1987
International Conference on Functional Imaging and Modeling of the Heart
ASEAN Federation of Cardiology / Bangkok, Thailand / Est. 1973
European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery / Windsor, UK / Est. 1986
Heart Failure Association of the ESC / Sophia Antipolis, France / Est. 2004
Loma Linda International Heart Institute / Loma Linda CA, USA / Est. 1987
Aglow International / Edmonds WA, USA / Est. 1967
Pan-Arab Congenital Heart Disease Association / Beirut, Lebanon / Est. 2002
International Conference on Pediatric Mechanical Circulatory Support Systems and Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Perfusion
European Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation / Dublin, Ireland
European Board for Accreditation in Cardiology / Cologne, Germany
European Heart Rhythm Association / Sophia Antipolis, France / Est. 2003

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World Problems relating to Cardiology

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Coronary heart disease
Velo-cardio facial syndrome
Rheumatic fever
Cardiac conditions in work environment
Heart failure
Acute myocardial infarction
Angina pectoris
Heart disorders
Congenital heart defects

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