Emergence of Science in Cardiology | Abstract
Clinical & Experimental Cardiology

Clinical & Experimental Cardiology
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ISSN: 2155-9880



Emergence of Science in Cardiology

Burton M Altura

Cardiology is a branch of medicine deals with the disorders of the heart as well as some parts of the circulatory
system. The field includes medical diagnosis and treatment of congenital heart defects, coronary artery disease, heart
failure, valvular heart disease and electrophysiology. Physicians who specialize in this field of medicine are called
cardiologists, a specialty of internal medicine. Pediatric cardiologists are pediatricians who specialize in cardiology.
Physicians who specialize in cardiac surgery are called cardiothoracic surgeons or cardiac surgeons, a specialty of
general surgery.

Published Date: 2020-10-07; Received Date: 2020-09-15