Cardiovascular disease
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Cardiovascular disease

Cardiovascular disease is a class of diseases that involve the heart or blood vessels. Common CVDs include: ischemic heart disease, stroke, hypertensive heart disease, rheumatic heart disease, aortic aneurysms, cardiomyopathy, atrial fibrillation, congenital heart disease, endocarditis, and peripheral artery disease, among others. The underlying mechanisms varies depending on the disease in question. IHD, stroke, and PAD involve atherosclerosis. This may be caused b...

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