Dr. Jacob Skiwski
Children’s Health Center of Columbus

Cardiology Cardiovascular Surgery

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Cardiology Cardiovascular Surgery Definitions

Cardiology Cardiovascular Surgery
Cardiology is the specialty dealing with disorders of the heart and blood vessels.

Cardiovascular Surgery on the heart and/or great vessels is performed by a cardiac surgeon.

Cardiology
Cardiology includes diagnosis and treatment of congenital heart defects, coronary artery disease, heart disease, valvular heart disease and electrophysiology. Physicians practicing in this field of medicine are called Cardiologists.

Cardiac Electrophysiology
CARDIAC ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY

Cardiothoracic Surgery
CARDIOTHORACIC SURGERY

Cardiovascular Disease
CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE

Cardiovascular Surgery
Cardiovascular Surgery it is preformed to treat complications of ischemic heart disease (such as coronary artery bypass grafting), correct congenital heart disease, or treat valvular heart disease created by various causes including endocarditis.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
CLINICAL CARDIAC ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY

Interventional Cardiology
INTERVENTIONAL CARDIOLOGY