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cardiology

 [kar″de-ol´o-je]
study of the heart and its functions.

car·di·ol·o·gy

(kar'dē-ol'ō-jē),
The medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of heart disease.
[cardio- + G. logos, study]

cardiology

/car·di·ol·o·gy/ (kahr″de-ol´ah-je) the study of the heart and its functions.

cardiology

(kär′dē-ŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and disorders of the heart.

car′di·o·log′i·cal (-ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
car′di·ol′o·gist n.

cardiology

[-ol′əjē]
Etymology: Gk, kardia + logos, science
the study of the anatomy, normal functions, and disorders of the heart.

cardiology

The medical field dedicated to diagnosing and treating diseases of the heart and cardiovascular system. See Interventional cardiology, Nuclear cardiology.

car·di·ol·o·gy

(kahr'dē-ol'ŏ-jē)
The medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of heart disease.
[cardio- + G. logos, study]

cardiology

The study of the heart and its disorders.

car·di·ol·o·gy

(kahr'dē-ol'ŏ-jē)
The medical specialty concerned with heart disease.
[cardio- + G. logos, study]

cardiology,

n the scientific study of the anatomy, normal function, and disorders of the heart.

cardiology

study of the heart and its functions.

interventional cardiology

Patient discussion about cardiology

Q. what is APC in cardiology?

A. APC, or atrial premature complex (or beat) is a beat that arise in the atria of the heart from outside the normal mechanism of heartbeats. It's very common and doesn't portend any bad prognosis. It increase with age, smoking, coffee intake, alcohol intake, and stress, and also with heart and lung disease.

If they don't cause symptoms, no treatment is necessary. If they do cause symptoms, it can be treated with beta-blockers (e.g atenolol)

You can read more here: http://en.ecgpedia.org/wiki/Atrial_Premature_Complexes

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