Cardiology is the branch of medicine that studies the disorders of the heart and its functions. The field of cardiology includes medical analyzing, diagnosing, treatment of congenital heart disease, coronary heart disease, heart failure, valvular heart disease, and electrophysiology. Physicians who are specialized in the field of cardiology are specified as Cardiologists. Sub-claims of cardiology incorporates heart electrophysiology, echocardiography, interventional cardiology, and nuclear cardiology.
Heart illnesses that can be treated by a cardiologist include: