cardiology cardiology  /ˌkɑr di ˈɑ lə dʒi/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the branch of medicine dealing with the heart and its diseases

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Paul Dudley White's start as a practicing physician 60 years ago coincided with the hesitant, unheralded beginnings of a new medical specialty: cardiology.
  2. He recently used endorsement money to help pay for a new pediatric cardiology ward in a Paraguayan hospital.

News

  1. People With Sleep Apnea At Increased Risk For Sudden Cardiac Death

    Although people with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) have an increased risk for death and cardiovascular disease, the relationship between OSA and sudden cardiac death (SCD) has not been clear. Now a new study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology provides evidence that OSA is in fact associated with an increase in the risk for SCD.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Forbes

  2. Critical Diagnostics' Biomarker ST2 Included in the 2013 ACC/AHA Guidelines for the Management of Heart Failure

    Critical Diagnostics announced today that the American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association Task Force jointly released its expanded clinical practice guidel
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Global Interventional Cardiology Devices Market - New Industry Research Report Published by Transparency Market Research

    According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Interventional Cardiology Devices Market (Bare Metal/Drug Eluting/Bio-absorbable Stents, PTCA Balloons, Scoring Balloons, Guidewires, Guiding Catheters, Angiography Catheters, IVUS, Balloon Inflation Devices) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends and Forecast, 2012 - 2018," the global market for interventional ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. In a statement, Allardyce said: "I would like to thank everyone who has sent messages of goodwill and the entire cardiology team."
    on Nov 27, 2009 By: Sam Allardyce Source: BBC Sport

  2. "Cardiology is a highly influential specialty within the medical profession. If the drug and device industry can influence cardiologists, they can likely influence the prescribing practices of other doctors," says Campbell.
    on Apr 25, 2007 By: Eric Campbell Source: EurekAlert (press release)

Word of the Day
integral integral
/ˈɪn tə ɡrəl /