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Cardiovascular System Disorders

What are Cardiovascular System Disorders?

Any congenial or acquired disorder that affects the proper functioning of the heart or the circulatory system such as:

  • Veins
  • Arteries
  • Capillaries
  • Lymphatic drainage

How does the SSA evaluate Cardiovascular System Disorders?

The SSA will need the following:

  • Claimant’s medical history
  • Laboratory studies
  • Physical examinations reports
  • Prescribed treatment and response to that treatment

This will allow the SSA to assess the duration of the claimant’s cardiovascular impairment and the severity of that impairment.

SSA Evaluations of Heart/Cardiovascular Disorders

What are some categories of Cardiovascular System Disorders?

The following categories of cardiovascular system disorders are described more in depth on the SSA’s website:
  • Chronic heart failure
  • Ischemic heart disease
    • Coronary artery disease
  • Recurrent arrhythmias
  • Symptomatic congenital heart disease
  • Heart transplant
  • Aneurysm of aorta or major branches
    • Atherosclerosis
    • Cystic medial necrosis
    • Marfan syndrome
    • Trauma
  • Chronic venous insufficiency
  • Peripheral arterial disease
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