Descriptor English: Cardiology
Descriptor Spanish: Cardiología
Descriptor cardiología
Scope note: Estudio del corazón, su fisiología y funciones.
Descriptor Portuguese: Cardiologia
Descriptor French: Cardiologie
Entry term(s): Angiology
Cardiovascular Disease Specialty
Disease Specialty, Cardiovascular
Medicine, Vascular
Specialty, Cardiovascular Disease
Vascular Medicine
Tree number(s): H02.403.429.163
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: The study of the heart, its physiology, and its functions.
Annotation: use for the discipline (education, history, etc) only; corresponding disease term is CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES or specifics
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Entry Version: CARDIOL
Related: Cardiovascular Diseases MeSH
Heart Diseases MeSH
Vascular Diseases MeSH
DeCS ID: 2353
Unique ID: D002309
NLM Classification: WG 21
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2011/06/24
Cardiology - Preferred
Concept UI M0003461
Scope note The study of the heart, its physiology, and its functions.
Preferred term Cardiology
Vascular Medicine - Narrower
Concept UI M0554085
Scope note The study, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases of the blood vessels (VASCULAR DISEASES) and vessels of lymphatic system (LYMPHATIC DISEASES).
Preferred term Vascular Medicine
Entry term(s) Angiology
Medicine, Vascular
Cardiovascular Disease Specialty - Narrower
Concept UI M0554084
Preferred term Cardiovascular Disease Specialty
Entry term(s) Disease Specialty, Cardiovascular
Specialty, Cardiovascular Disease

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