coronary artery disease

Preventive cardiology: 4 tips to stop or improve heart disease

Jennifer Brown, MD, Cardiologist, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute March 01, 2018

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, and it’s preventable. While symptoms of heart disease…

How Calcium Helps Identify Heart Disease Risk

Allen J. Taylor, MD, Chairman of Cardiology, MedStar Heart and Vascular Institute February 05, 2019

Artery buildups serve as silent danger signs of a heart attack, and one of the buildups we look for the…

PET Scans of the Heart: What You Need to Know

Carlos A. Garcia, Director, Division of Nuclear Medicine August 27, 2020

Cardiac PET scan technology promises to elevate cardiovascular diagnoses to a completely new level.  Positron emission tomography (or PET) is traditionally associated…