Cardiovascular Medicine

Cardiovascular medicine is the branch that is responsible for the circulatory system (heart, blood and blood vessels, ie arteries and veins). In particular, it refers to the branch of medical care in charge of the treatment of diseases or conditions that have to do with the heart. These disorders may include: abdominal aortic aneurysm, congenital heart defects, coronary artery disease (angina and heart attack), heart failure, heart valve problems, high blood pressure and high cholesterol, irregular heart rhythms (arrhythmias), peripheral arterial disease (APP) or accident cerebrovascular. The doctors who treat these diseases are cardiologists, vascular surgeons, thoracic surgeons and primary care physicians.