Advanced Cardiovascular Care
Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. At Valley Hospital Medical Center, advanced technology and medical expertise come together in one convenient location to provide patients with a comprehensive program of cardiovascular services for the treatment of heart disease and vascular disorders.
Chest Pain Center
The Chest Pain Center at Valley Hospital offers rapid, around-the-clock treatment of heart attack and suspected heart attack. The Chest Pain Center is accredited in percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care.
The Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care's goal is to reduce mortality from heart attacks by teaching the public to recognize and react to the early symptoms of a heart attack and to reduce the time that it takes to receive treatment.
Cardiac surgeons at the Valley Hospital perform a wide range of cardiovascular procedures including coronary artery bypass surgery, other revascularization procedures and valve repairs and replacements to help patients with advanced heart disease.
Noninvasive Diagnostic Services
A variety of advanced tests and procedures are available to help diagnosis and detect a wide range of cardiovascular conditions including echocardiography, carotid ultrasound, radionuclide imaging and more.
Cardiac catheterization involves the use of radiological equipment to diagnose and treat some forms of heart disease.