Cardiology is the branch of medicine that deals with the cardiovascular system and is made up of four departments. Cardiovascular diseases include heart attack, angina, heart failure, arteriosclerosis and coronary artery disease. All these diseases are caused by different underlying causes. These causes can vary from genetic factors to unhealthy lifestyle and various other causes like smoking, high cholesterol, obesity, diabetes, and too much of alcohol intake.
The major job of the cardiology department is to help patients suffering from diseases by providing necessary treatment and medication.
Cardiology departments usually have separate departments for each disease or condition in which a patient is suffering from. The most important job of this department is to analyze the patient’s medical history, to know the various symptoms that they are experiencing, to know the various risk factors involved in their conditions and also to prescribe appropriate treatments depending on their conditions. A cardiologist may work in hospitals, private practices, and clinics of various organizations and doctors.The cardiology department of your local hospital should be well equipped with modern technologies and equipments.