Cardiology surgery abroad for vascular disorders can help you locate specialist centres overseas. Cardiology is the speciality that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the heart and vascular system (blood vessels). Common heart problems include chest pains, irregular heart beats, high or low blood pressure and clogged arteries. In more formal terms, this includes the diagnosis and treatment of conditions such as:

  • congenital heart defects
  • coronary artery disease
  • heart failure
  • valvular heart disease
  • angina
  • cardiac arrhythmia
  • cardiomyopathy
  • rheumatic heart disease

Common cardiology procedures

Procedures include mitral valve operations, pacemaker surgery, heart bypass (bypass grafting, triple bypass, quadruple bypass), coronary angioplasty, medical therapy and risk factor modification, percutaneous coronary intervention, performance and exercise therapy and testing, aortic balloon valvuloplasty, aortic valve repair and replacement and Ross procedure.


A full list of available destinations for cardiology can be found in the box below.

Useful links

Find more in-depth information on cardiology at:

American Heart Association -

Cardiology Channel -

British Heart Foundation -

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Page last updated: Tuesday, 6th September 2011