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Cardiologist in Guntur

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The branch of medical specialty that deals with the study, diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the cardiovascular system, specifically the heart, veins and arteries is known as Cardiology. This department mainly focuses on cardiovascular conditions that range from congenital defects to heart diseases including congestive heart failure and coronary artery disease. Cardiologists are doctors who are specialized in cardiology and are responsible for the medical management of various heart diseases.

They carry out and interpret diagnostic tests and perform interventional procedures including angioplasty. It deals with the diagnosis and treatment of conditions as congenital heart defects, coronary artery disease, electrophysiology, heart failure and valvular heart disease.

Depending on your symptoms, additional tests may be performed including

  1. Blood Tests – to rule out other health conditions or diseases
  2. Echocardiogram – a test to visualize the structure and function of the heart
  3. Stress test – to measure the performance of the heart and its limitations
  4. Ambulatory ECG – to check for abnormal heart rhythms
  5. Cardiac Catheterization – A test wherein a small tube is placed near the heart to record electrical impulses
  6. Cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) – determines abnormalities in the mechanical functions of the heart
  7. Holter monitoring – a portable ECG machine to continuously monitor heart function for a specified period
  8. Electrocardiography – to measure the electrical activity of the heart

Cardiologists manage patients with conditions such as

  1. angina (chest pain caused by narrowing of the coronary arteries)
  2. arrhythmias, eg atrial fibrillation (irregular heartbeat)
  3. heart murmurs due to heart valve disease
  4. cardiomyopathy (disease of the heart muscle) with heart failure
  5. coronary artery thrombosis or myocardial infarction (heart attack) often associated with high blood pressure (hypertension) and high cholesterol
  6. coronary artery thrombosis or myocardial infarction (heart attack) often associated with high blood pressure (hypertension) and high cholesterol
  7. hole in the heart and other forms of congenital heart disease in adult life including transition from paediatric care and shared care of pregnant women with heart disease

Our best general medicine doctors in Guntur at Sri Balaji hospitals will provide you high quality treatment for general health problems.