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Heart Associates of Long Island: Conditions Treated

CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE: The most common type of heart disease in which plaque (fat, cholesterol, calcium and other substances) builds up inside the coronary arteries that supply oxygen-rich blood to your heart.

VALVULAR HEART DISEASE: Any disease involving one or more of the valves of the heart.

CARDIOMYOPATHY: Deterioration of the myocardium (heart muscles). This disease can enlarge your heart muscle or make it thicker and more rigid than normal.

CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE: The inability of the heart to supply sufficient blood flow to meet the needs of the body.

CARDIAC ARRHYTHMIA: A condition when your heart’s normal rhythm is disrupted.

DEVICE THERAPY: Treatment of various heart conditions with small, mechanical devices such as a pacemaker placed in the chest or abdomen to help control abnormal heart rhythms, or an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) to reduce the risk of sudden death from rapid heartbeats.

PERIPHERAL ARTERY DISEASE: A disease that occurs when plaque builds up in the arteries that carry blood to your head, organs and limbs.

 A focus on American Heart Association (AHA) guidelines to achieve optimal cholesterol goals for each individual.