In our world today, there are many different types of occupations that play a major role in society. Out of all occupations, one of the most well respected occupations is being a doctor. There are various types of medical fields that one can choose to study. Nowadays, when one wants to major in a medical field, their automatic medical field is to study Neurology or Cardiology. Both of these medical fields are extremely important and well known, especially Cardiology. According to current researchers, cardiac-related diseases are the most deadly and most occurring compared to other diseases. “As of 2008, 17.3 million or 30% of the global deaths were related to cardiovascular diseases” (Heart). It is crucial for Cardiologists to figure out different cures for these particular diseases. Furthermore, it is known that, when one is diagnosed with a certain disease, there are possible chances that the certain disease that one currently has can lead to another disease of the same kind. Now, to what extent does the abnormality of the heart plaque in Coronary Artery Diseases influence the chances of having a heart failure?
To begin with, what exactly is Cardiology? How does Cardiology relate to the heart? Cardiology is known as the medical specialty of dealing with diagnosis and treatments of different diseases and abnormalities related to the heart and blood vessels. Cardiologists have always been providing the care of their patients dealing with various cardiovascular diseases, which are making their lives miserable. Out of all, Cardiologists are one of the most important doctors today. They perform the studies of the heart, its functions, and “supervising all aspects of therapy, including the administration of drugs to modify different functions of the heart” (Cardiology). The term “Cardiology” became known in 1628, when an “English physician William Harvey published his observation on the anatomy and physiology of the heart circulation” (Cardiology). After a few centuries, during the 19th century studies have become much more advanced and cardiologists have acquired deeper understandings of the heart and its specific functions. It has been realized that amongst the various diseases in our world, cardiovascular diseases have become the most significant cause of health problems and death in many of the developed countries. According to Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, about 600,000 people die of heart disease in the United States. That is 1 person dying of some sort of heart disease for every 4 deaths. There are all sorts of harmful and very critical cardiovascular diseases that people are diagnosed for everyday. The main three types of diseases are Rheumatic, Hypertensive, and Ischemic heart disease. Rheumatic heart diseases are related to the defects in the heart valves, which separate the four chambers of the heart where blood is collected and pumped and they also control the direction of the blood flow throughout the...