Mayo Clinic Health Library

Cardiovascular

  • Cardiac ablation

    Cardiac ablation — Overview covers risks, results of this surgery to correct heart rhythm problems.

  • Cardiac rehabilitation

    Cardiac rehabilitation — Overview covers the results of this program to improve your heart health.

  • Cardioversion

    Cardioversion — Overview covers what to expect during this procedure to reset your heart's rhythm.

  • Chelation therapy for heart disease

    Chelation therapy for heart disease — Overview covers the definition and risks of this procedure.

  • Coronary angioplasty

    Coronary angioplasty and stenting open narrowed arteries. Watch this video to find out more.

  • Coronary angioplasty and stents

    Coronary angioplasty and stents — Overview covers definition and results of this heart procedure.

  • Coronary bypass surgery

    Coronary bypass surgery — Overview covers risks and results of this open-heart surgery.

  • Heart transplant

    Heart transplant — Overview covers risks and results of this potentially lifesaving operation.

  • Implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs)

    Implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs) — Overview covers the definition and risks of implanting these devices.

  • Pacemaker

    Pacemaker — Overview covers risks, results of the procedure to install this heartbeat-regulating device.

  • Sclerotherapy

    Sclerotherapy — Comprehensive overview covers definition, risks, results of this procedure to treat varicose veins.

  • Ventricular assist devices (VADs)

    Ventricular assist devices (VADs) — Overview covers risks and results of these life-saving heart devices.