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Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the United States. Howard County General Hospital provides a wide range of services for people with heart and vascular disease: from vascular surgery to the educational programs in our Wellness Center to our Cardiac and Vascular Diagnostic Programs to our treatment and rehabilitation services.
|Coronary Stents for Artery Blockages|
William Herzog, Jr., M.D., discusses what a coronary stent is and why a patient may need one.
|Diagnostic Testing for Heart Disease|
Cardiologist, Alexander Chudnovsky, M.D., describes the types of diagnostic tests performed to evaluate patients for heart disease, including ECG, echo, cardiac stress tests, cardiac catheterization, angioplasty, cardiac cat scans and MRI.
|Heart Attack Symptoms and Prevention|
Cardiologist, Michael E. Silverman, M.D., describes the symptoms of a heart attack, who is most at risk, and what you can do to keep your heart healthy.
|How to Maintain Your Heart Health|
Cardiologist, Adrian Le Preston, M.D., explains the risk factors for coronary heart disease and suggests lifestyle changes you can make to improve your heart health.
|Implantable Cardiac Devices|
In this two-video series, Eric Schwartz, M.D., describes different types of implantable devices including pacemakers, defibrillators and loop recorders.
|Why call 9-1-1 if you experience heart attack symptoms?|
Physicians from Cardiology Specialists of Central Maryland explain why it is vital to call 9-1-1 if you are experiencing heart attack symptoms and how the PAAMI program saves lives.