HEARTISTRY Patient Education DVD

The Art of Caring for Your Heart

HEARTISTRY Patient Education DVDThe HEARTISTRY Patient Education DVD, provided courtesy of Boston Scientific, offers an overview of heart and blood vessel basics, conditions, tests, and treatment options.

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HEARTISTRY Patient Education DVDHEARTISTRY is provided for informational purposes only. It is not meant to replace any doctor's advice, evaluation, or diagnosis. It does not suggest any form of medical treatment.

Ask you doctor about the risks associated with the therapies, tests, procedures, and medications presented here. Results may vary from patient to patient. Always talk to your doctor before starting any new treatment or program.

Track 1. Heart and Blood Vessel Basics

  • The Heart
  • Heart Chambers
  • Heart Valves
  • Circulatory System
  • Electrical System

Track 2. Heart and Blood Vessel Conditions

  • Atherosclerosis
  • Heart Attack
  • Heart Failure
  • Valve Disease

Track 3. Electrical System Conditions

  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Bradycardia
  • Ventricular Tachycardia
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Sudden Cardiac Arrest/Sudden Cardiac Death

Track 4. Tests

  • Angiogram
  • Ankle Brachial Index (ABI)
  • Cardiac Catheterization
  • CAT(CT) Scan/MRI
  • Cholesteral Test
  • Doppler Ultrasound/Echocardiogram
  • Electrocardiogram
  • Electrophysiology (EP) Study
  • Holter Monitor/Event Recorder
  • Stress Test
  • Tilt Table Test

Track 5. Treatment Options/Medications

  • Tips for Taking Heart Medications
  • Anticoagulants
  • ACE Inhibitors
  • Beta Blockers
  • Statins

Track 6. Treatment Options/Procedures

  • Ablation
  • Atherectomy
  • Balloon Angioplasty/Stent Implant
  • Bypass Surgery
  • Cardioversion and Defibrillation
  • Cardiac Device Implant (Pacemaker/ICD/CRT)
  • Heart Transplant
  • Valve Replacement

Track 7.Risk Factors You Can Change

  • Diabetes
  • Diet
  • Exercise
  • High Blood Pressure
  • High Cholesterol
  • Smoking
  • Stress
  • Weight

Track 8. Risk Factors You Cannot Change

  • Age
  • Gender
  • Heredity

Track 9. Heart Attack and Stroke Symptoms

  • Heart Attack Symptoms
  • Stroke Symptoms

Boston Scientific is dedicated to providing patients and their families with information regarding cardiac rhythm management therapy so they can make informed decision. To learn more, visit www.lifebeatonline.com or call toll-free (800)CARDIAC (227-3422).