At Valley our cardiology team manages and treats risk factors and cardiac conditions including the following:
VMC's cardiac care includes the following diagnostic and preventive services:
Advancements in cardiac care—from diagnostics to pharmaceuticals to technology—have made interventional cardiology (minimally-invasive) procedures more common than open-heart or bypass surgery for blockages and narrowing of the artery.
Valley Medical Center has cardiologists who specialize in minimally-invasive percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) who are on call 24/7. PCI is now considered the gold standard of care for an acute myocardial infarction (heart attack). Procedures can include the following, including transradial access (procedures done through an artery in the wrist for quicker recovery and patient comfort):
The Cardiac Arrhythmia Service provides comprehensive care for patients with all types of cardiac arrhythmias. Our experienced specialists work with patients to determine the cause of their heart rhythm problems and develop a plan of care designed to control symptoms, improve quality of life and long-term prognosis. Valley offers a unique combination of experienced providers and a state-of-the-art electrophysiology lab with the convenience of a community hospital.
Conditions treated include:
Common procedures performed:
Watch this video featuring our Electrophysiology Clinical Team.