Cardiovascular disease is the nation’s leading cause of death. People of all ages and backgrounds can get the condition. Fortunately, the last two decades have witnessed incredible advances in our understanding and treatment of heart disease. This new series will help you get current on developments in diagnoses, treatment and prevention with UC San Francisco cardiologists.
Learn more about the advances in preventive cardiology focusing on the role of genetics, diet, exercise, cholesterol, life style changes and integrative care.
• Preventive Cardiology
• Genetics for Preventive Cardiology
Get current on drug and device treatments as well cardiac transplantation. Find out about the latest advances in the treatment of patients with heart attacks as well as the remarkable advances in non-open chest repair of heart valves.
• Replacing Heart Valves Without Open Cardiac Surgery
• Rhythms Of The Heart
Discover the causes and treatment options for patients with cardiac rhythm abnormalities such as use of ablation for cure of common rhythm disturbances including Atrial Fibrillation.
• Arterial Fibrillation for the Interested Layperson
• Sudden Cardiac Death
• Examining Heart Failure: How To Recognize And Treat The Weak Heart
Cardiovascular diseases claim more lives than all forms of cancer combined. Find out what everybody ought to know about this all too common disease.