A lifesaving procedure for people who have end-stage heart failure or other severe heart conditions.
The number one cause of death in America is heart attack, and the top symptom of a heart attack is chest pain, so people should take such pains seriously.
Buildup of plaque in the arteries, causing them to narrow and stiffen and leading to reduced blood flow.
A complete blockage of a coronary artery that lasts for three or more months
Cardiac bypass surgery presents special risks related to limited blood flow to the heart. Yale Medicine anesthesiologists have expertise in this area.
A surgical procedure to reroute blood flow around narrowed or blocked coronary arteries.
Coronary artery disease is a buildup of cholesterol or plaque that causes arteries to stiffen, narrow, and restrict blood flow. Learn about symptoms and treatment.
Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is an inherited condition in which the heart muscle grows thicker than it should be.
A surgical procedure used to treat people with aortic valve disease.
Structural heart disease a term commonly used to describe defects or disorders in the heart’s structure—its valves, for instance.