Health Encyclopedia

 

Our Heart Center provides in-depth information on the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and care of cardiac patients. Select from the wide array of heart-related information.

 
Diseases & Conditions
 • Aneurysm
 • Arrhythmias
 • Atrial fibrillation or flutter
 • Cardiomyopathy
 • Carotid artery disease
 • Congenital heart disease
 • Coronary heart disease
 • Hardening of the arteries
 • Heart attack
 • Heart Failure Overview
 • High blood cholesterol levels
 • High blood pressure
 • Mitral stenosis
 • Mitral valve regurgitation
 • Pericarditis
 • Peripheral artery disease - legs
 • Stable angina
 • Unstable angina
 • Ventricular tachycardia
 • Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome
Care Guides
 • Exercise guide
 • High blood pressure (hypertension) guide
 • High cholesterol guide
 • Type 2 diabetes guide
 • Weight loss guide
In-Depth Reports
 • Cholesterol
 • Coronary artery disease
 • High blood pressure
Symptoms
 • Chest pain
 • Heart murmurs and other sounds
Tests
 • Arteriogram
 • Cardiac catheterization
 • Chest MRI
 • Coronary angiography
 • Cranial CT scan
 • Electrocardiogram
 • Intracardiac electrophysiology study (EPS)
 • Stress echocardiography
 • Thoracic CT
Surgeries
 • Angioplasty and stent placement - carotid artery
 • Heart bypass surgery
 • Open heart surgery
Alternative Medicine
 • Atherosclerosis
 • High blood pressure
 • Myocardial infarction
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 • Stress and Anxiety
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 • Carotid artery surgery
 • ECG
 • Heart bypass
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Alexian Brothers Medical Center

800 Biesterfield Road
Elk Grove Village, IL
60007
847-437-5500

Alexian Rehabilitation Hospital

935 Beisner Road
Elk Grove Village, IL
60007
847-640-5600

St. Alexius Medical Center

1555 Barrington Road
Hoffman Estates, IL
60169
847-843-2000

Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital

1650 Moon Lake Boulevard
Hoffman Estates, IL
60169
800-432-5005

Alexian Brothers Center for Mental Health

3436 N. Kennicott Ave.
Arlington Heights, IL 60004
847-952-7460 

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