The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) has published a list of five tests and procedures that should be avoided and the reasons why.
Some good ways to find a doctor and hospital is by getting recommendations from family, friends, your doctors, your local hospital, or internet search tools.
Bring questions to your next appointment to talk to your doctor about recommended cardiovascular tests and procedures.
Take control of your and your family's healthcare needs by learning how you can be an active, confident participant in your and your family's care.
In addition to your primary care physician, your primary care team may include physician assistants, nurse practitioners, dieticians, and diabetes educators.
Become familiar with some commonly used health insurance terms that you may encounter when reviewing your existing—or shopping for a new—healthcare plan.
Steven receives a TAVR to help with rare congenital heart condition.
Xander Bowen received catheterizations for truncus arteriosus with care from an interventional cardiologist.