Adult Congenital Heart Disease Center - the first and largest facility of its kind in the United States. The Center is a national and international tertiary care resource that provides services to the growing number of patients with congenital heart disease who reach adulthood.
The American College of Cardiology - The ACC is a nonprofit professional medical society and teaching institution with 22,500 members. Founded in 1949, the College is dedicated to fostering optimal cardiovascular care and disease prevention through professional education, promotion of research, leadership in the development of standards and guidelines and the formulation of health care policy.
The American Heart Association - What is particularly innovative about this recently revamped site of the American Heart Association is that it has a feature where the patient can get an objective assessment of risk for cardiovascular disease and if the patient specifies his primary physician, that physician can directly access this information so as to add it to the patient's clinic chart! This is a high quality web site created by a highly respected health organization.
The Angioplasty PTCA Home Page - beautiful website that documents the history of angioplasty.
Cardiax - Basic cardiology cases that integrate text, digital images, audio and QuickTime videos to teach fundamental principles of cardiac diagnosis with hands-on learning. The learner is presented with interactive, problem-based formats.
Cleveland Clinic Heart Center - Another good resource.
ECG library homepage - This WWW resource is a library of ECG recordings, many in full 12-lead format.
E-chocardiography Journal - An excellent WWW resource for echocardiography.
The EKG Quiz - For EKG lovers to test their diagnostic abilities. Each month Dr. C. E. Kosmas has been featuring a different tracing with a brief patient description for evaluation and diagnosis. Responses are e-mailed to the author. The answers are posted the following month along with a list of those who responded correctly. Good luck!
Emory Cardiology - A leading center for the research, treatment and prevention of cardiovascular disease.
The Heart: An Online Exploration - from the Franklin Institute Science Museum.
HeartCenterOnline -a good resource for practicing cardiologists and their patients.
TheHeart.org - excellent resource for practicing cardiologists.
HeartInfo - an independent, educational Web site that provides a wide range of information and services to heart patients and others interested in learning about lowering risk factors for heart disease. The site is dedicated to empowering individuals and fostering a dialogue between individuals and their physicians. It is designed to be used as a resource by all people, regardless of their medical background.
HeartLinx - Current Cardiology News for Physicians and Health Professionals, delivered from Premier Medical Journals and Online News Sources.
Introduction to Haemodynamic Waveforms - The authors welcome you to their wonderful world of haemodynamics.
Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Association - a good frequently updated resource for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
Implantable.com - this site has information related to the field of implantable pacing and defibrillation..
HeartWeb: Pulse Generator Database - a reference work designed to give medical professionals quick access to accurate and current information about pacemakers and related devices.
TripleHeart - Heart transplant support group resources.
UNOS - where you can find outcomes information for organ transplant centers.