Cardiology deals with the diagnosis and treatment of all diseases related to the cardiovascular system, whether congenital or not. Specialist cardiology examination is recommended both for people with an established heart problem and for those who frequently experience symptoms such as chest pain, breathlessness (dyspnea) at rest or on exertion, fainting (syncope) or dizziness and palpitations, and sluggishness (asthenia).

Suitable for

It is also indicated in individuals with risk factors for developing heart disease such as those with high blood pressure, high cholesterol levels, a family history of cardiovascular disease, smokers and diabetic individuals. The most commonly cardiology-related diseases are:

  • Hypertension
  • Ischemic heart disease
  • Heart failure
  • Cardiomyopathies
  • Heart valve disease or patients with valve prostheses
  • Cardiac arrhythmias
  • Dyslipidemas

Visits and Examinations

  • Cardiological examination
  • Pediatric cardiology examination
  • Pediatric cardiology examinations
  • Echocardiogram
  • Electrocardiogram (ECG)
  • 24h Holter pressor
  • Exercise testing (ergometric test)
  • Dynamic ECG according to Holter
  • Pacemaker check

Examination preparation

Preparation for cardiology examinations does not involve a special set of care on the part of the patient. In case of different performance, confirmation should be sought from the dedicated specialist on how to prepare prior to the examination.

For more details, download the file with all the directions for preparing for diagnostic exams.

Medici Responsabili

Responsabile di St. Raphael Sulmona
Responsabile di St. Raphael Terms, IRCCS San Raffaele


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