This guide provides information on coronary artery disease and includes topics such as heart anatomy and disease, tests and procedures, heart healthy living and recovery.

Read the guide using the lefthand menu or by downloading the PDF version.

Download CAD Patient Guide (PDF)


HeartWise Webinar: Coronary Artery Disease, Recovery After Heart Attack and Life-Long Management

In this HeartWise webinar for patients, experts from the University of Ottawa Heart Institute present essential information about coronary artery disease and recovery post heart attack.

CAD Patient Guide Video Series

More Information

See our Coronary Artery Disease page for more information on the condition. For more about living with heart disease, visit Living Well with Heart Disease and Prevention  & Wellness Centre.

Your Angiogram

The Heart Institute’s educational videos were made in collaboration with the Institute’s Patient Alumni Association and seek to provide, along with the patient guides, all important information to patients and families prior to a procedure or surgery.