What is an Interventional Cardiologist?

What is an Interventional Cardiologist? Heart disease, which can result in clogged or blocked arteries, is often thought of as a silent killer. It has earned this name because patients rarely experience symptoms associated with heart disease. Symptoms only start to show when a patient’s disease has progressed to a point that a major medical event, such as a heart attack or stroke, occurs. If your general practitioner believes you may have blocked arteries as a result of heart disease, he or she may refer you to an interventional cardiologist. What is Interventional Cardiology? Cardiology is a general term that is used to describe a specific branch of medicine that…