Cardiology is the medical specialty responsible for the study, diagnosis and treatment of heart diseases, as well as the circulatory system. This specialty does not take care of the surgical part, since usually before an operation the equipment must be conformed by a cardiologist, cardiac surgeon and physiatrist.
What pathologies does cardiology address?
Cardiology is responsible for all heart diseases such as arrhythmias, angina pectoris, heart failure, hypertension or heart attack, among many others.
When do you have to go with a cardiologist?
It is necessary to go to a specialist in the presence of pain in the chest, palpitations, fatigue, swelling in the ankles or dizziness.
What subspecialties are there in cardiology?
Among the subspecialties are cardiac electrophysiology, echocardiography, cardiac rehabilitation and intensive cardiac therapy.