Cardiology is a branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular diseases. Heart diseases are among the first causes of death in our country as in the world. Heart diseases are the cause of 39% of deaths in our country. By improving the quality of life with control and early diagnosis, the person’s health is protected and a healthy life is ensured.

The main diseases that heart and vascular diseases are concerned are:

  • Coronary artery diseases (Vascular stiffness, heart attack)
  • High blood pressure (hypertension)
  • High Cholesterol (Hyperlipidemia)
  • Heart valve diseases (Rheumatic heart disease)
  • Rhythm disorders that cause palpitations (Arrhythmias)
  • Congenital heart diseases (Heart holes)
  • Heart failure (Pump failure due to various diseases)
  • Non-cardiac vascular diseases (Leg or brain vessels)
  • Negative effects of non-cardiac diseases and drugs on heart health (Pregnancy, cancer drugs, systemic diseases)

Diagnostic methods of heart and vascular diseases;

  • Electrocardiography (ECG, cardiac x-ray)
  • Echocardiography (ECO, heart ultrasound)
  • Stress test (Exercise test, stress ECG)
  • Rhythm tracking (Holter, ECG, 24-hour ECG recording)
  • Blood pressure monitoring (Holter blood pressure, outpatient blood pressure monitoring)