The Anticoagulation Clinic at the Mid-Cities Cardiac Care Center is a specialty clinic led by a medical assistant that focuses on the management of patients taking warfarin by “point-of-care” testing.
Cardioversion is used to reset your heart's rhythm to its normal pattern. It can be used to treat heart rhythm problems like atrial fibrillation or supraventricular tachycardia.
Cardiac catheterization is a test your doctor uses to view images of the heart and the coronary arteries. These arteries feed blood, oxygen, and nutrients to your heart.
Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) is the name for procedures to open a blocked or narrow blood vessel that gives oxygen to the heart (coronary artery).
The Device Clinic at the Mid-Cities Cardiac Care Center is a specialty clinic following patients with pacemakers, implantable cardioverter defibrillators
An exercise electrocardiogram (EKG or ECG) is a test that checks for changes in your heart while you exercise.
An echocardiogram, also called an "echo," is an imaging test that creates pictures of your heart as it beats.
An electrocardiogram (EKG or ECG) is a test that checks for problems with the electrical activity of your heart. An EKG translates the heart's electrical activity into line tracings on paper.
A cardiac perfusion scan measures the amount of blood in your heart muscle at rest and after your heart has been made to work hard.
An electrophysiology study, also called an EPS, is a test to see if there is a problem with your heartbeat (heart rhythm) and to find out how to fix it.
Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) placement is surgery to put an ICD in your chest. An ICD is a small, battery-powered device that fixes life-threatening changes in your heartbeat.
A Holter monitor is a small machine that you wear to record the electrical activity of your heart while you do your usual activities.
A cardiac event recorder is a battery-powered portable device that you control to tape-record your heart’s electrical activity (ECG) when you have symptoms.
A small battery-operated device that helps the heart beat in a regular rhythm. There are two parts: a generator and wires (leads).
If you often feel faint or lightheaded, your doctor may use a tilt-table test to find out why. During the test, you lie on a table that is slowly tilted upward.
Angioplasty is a procedure to open narrowed or blocked blood vessels that supply blood to your legs. Fatty deposits can build up inside the arteries and block blood flow.
A peripheral angiogram is a test that uses X-rays and dye to help your doctor find narrowed or blocked areas in one or more of the arteries that supply blood to your legs.
An echocardiogram (also called an echo) uses sound waves to make an image of your heart. A device called a transducer is moved across your chest.
Carotid ultrasound is a safe, painless procedure that uses sound waves to examine the blood flow through the carotid arteries.
This is an arterial study to check the circulation in your legs. Blood pressures are taken in the legs at several different sites.