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  • 1. Tilt-Table Test The American Heart Association explains a Tilt-Table Test.
  • 2. Cardiac Computed Tomography (Multidetector CT, or MDCT) The American Heart Association explains Cardiac Computed Tomography, multidetector CT, or MDCT.
  • 3. Acute Coronary Syndrome The American Heart Association explains that acute coronary syndrome is an umbrella term for situations where the blood supplied to the heart muscle is suddenly blocked such as heart attack and unstable angina.
  • 4. Non-Invasive Tests and Procedures The American Heart Association explains the various non-invasive test and cardiac procedures, such as ECG, EKG, Electrocardio-graphy, Electrocardiogram, Ambulatory Electrocardiography, Holter Monitoring, Ambulatory ECG, Ambulatory EKG, Echocardiography, echocardiogram, Computer Imaging, Tomography, CT, CAT scan, EBCT, PET, DCA, DSA, MRI, SPECT, Exercise Stress Test and thallium stress test.
  • 5. What is Cardiovascular Disease? What is heart disease? The American Heart Association explains the various types of heart disease, also called coronary artery disease and coronary heart disease.
  • 6. Prinzmetal's Angina, Variant Angina and Angina Inversa The American Heart Association explains Prinzmetal?s angina, which always occurs when a person is at rest, usually between midnight and early morning.
  • 7. Invasive Tests and Procedures The American Heart Association explains the various invasive tests and cardiac procedures for heart patients such as Blood Tests, Cardiac Catheterization, Transesophageal Echocardiography, TEE and Electrophysiologic Tests.
  • 8. Holter Monitor The American Heart Association explains what a Holter Monitor is and its uses.
  • 9. Echocardiogram - Echo The American Heart Association explains that echocardiogram (echo) is a test that uses high frequency sound waves (ultrasound) to make pictures of your heart. Learn more.
  • 10. Women wish doctors would discuss sex after heart attack original article page for simple science
  • 11. Heart Attack Recovery FAQs The American Heart Association offers answers to frequently asked questions about recovering from heart attack such as How long will you need to rest after my heart attack? When can you go back to work after a heart attack? Is it normal to feel so depressed after a heart attack? Is chest pain normal after a heart attack? Why is cardiac rehabilitation important after a heart attack? Why are lifestyle changes important after a heart attack? What treatments will I need after my heart attack? What about sex after a heart attack?
  • 12. Men Breakfast is important for your heart original article page for simple science
  • 13. Cardiac Catheterization The American Heart Association explains that cardiac catheterization (cardiac cath or heart cath) is a procedure to examine how well your heart is working.
  • 14. Michael's Story: Website Saved My Life Michael's Story: Website Saved My Life
  • 15. Fred Kelley: A Story in Miracles Fred's Story: A Story of Miracles
  • 16. Kim Motsinger Kim Motsinger
  • 17. Family history inspires Heart Walk dedication Azziem Hassan Underwood?s commitment to the American Heart Association took on added meaning this summer. As he was gearing up for a second year as a Team Captain for the Puget Sound Heart and Stroke Walk, his identical twin brother Azzad suffered a massive heart attack.
  • 18. Heart-Health Risk Assessments from the American Heart Association The American Heart Association offers these heart-health risk assessment tools such as heart attack risk asessment, high blood pressure risk calculator, my diabetes Life Assessment and My Life Check.
  • 19. Gerry's Story: Know Your Risk Gerry Turer's Story: Know Your Risk
  • 20. Order the American Heart Association Heart Attack Publications Publications related to heart attack
  • 21. Peripheral Angiogram The American Heart Association explains that a peripheral angiogram is a test that uses X-rays to help your doctor find narrowed or blocked areas in one or more of the arteries that supply blood to your legs. The test is also called a peripheral arteriogram.
  • 22. High Blood Pressure and African Americans The American Heart Association helps explain why being African American raises your chances of having high blood pressure, also called hypertension.
  • 23. Patient Education Resources for Healthcare Professionals The American Heart Association helps your patients learn about heart disease and cardiovascular conditions such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure, heart attack, heart failure, arrhythmia, atrial fibrillation, congenital heart defects, diabetes, heart failure, stroke, cardiac arrest, cardiac rehab, peripheral artery disease, pad, cardiovascular conditions of childhood, HIV, hiv and your heart, tools, resources
  • 24. Warning Signs and Actions: Our Guide to Quick Action This brochure provides information on how acting quickly can save lives by emphasizing three key steps: Know the warning signs, Call 9-1-1, Give CPR.
  • 25. Sharon Shields: Walking Toward Inspiration Sharon Shields: Walking Toward Inspiration
  • 26. Aspirin and Heart Disease The American Heart Association explains the benefits and risks of aspirin therapy to help prevent heart attacks for heart disease patients.
  • 27. Carla Leonard: "That AED Saved My Life" Carla was 43 when she experienced what felt like ?a brain freeze to the chest? during the morning pledge. She went into sudden cardiac arrest. Read her story of survival brought to you by the American Heart Association.
  • 28. Sex and Heart Disease Brochure This brochure addresses resumption of sex after a heart attack or heart surgery, possible effects of medication, and several myths and misconceptions regarding sex and heart disease.
  • 29. Cardioversion The American Heart Association explains cardioversion, why people have cardioversion, the risks, preparation and what happens before, during and after this text.
  • 30. Patient Information Sheets: Heart Attack Patient information sheets related to heart attack


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