Treatments for Heart Disease and Cardiac Problems

Heart disease has been, and continues to be, one of the most extensively researched areas of medicine in recent times. Thanks to a wealth of evidence derived from carefully designed and implemented clinical trials, together with remarkable academic and financial investment over the years, there are now very effective treatments available for many different types of heart disease. In this section we describe not only the more conventional treatments of heart disease, but also cutting-edge innovative techniques which may well transform some aspects of our management of cardiac problems.