Holy Name Medical Center's multidisciplinary team of experts provides accurate diagnosis and gender-specific care for the best cardiac outcomes. Prevention initiatives, leading-edge technology, progressive treatments and award-winning rehabilitation services–Holy Name puts it all together to keep you healthy when your heart is at risk.
Holy Name Medical Center's comprehensive cardiovascular program provides optimal quality of care and patient safety with a wide array of preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitation services in both the outpatient and inpatient settings. Our goal is to detect and treat cardiac disease before it becomes life-threatening, and to provide services along a continuum, so that every patient's care is fluid and streamlined.
Holy Name's multidisciplinary cardiac team includes experts from all aspects of cardiovascular disease management, including board-certified cardiologists and interventional cardiologists, neurologists and emergency medicine physicians, specialized registered nurses and exercise physiologists, registered and certified diagnostic technologists and technicians, rehabilitation specialists, and a specially-trained support staff.
Diagnostic, Treatment & Rehabilitation
Holy Name Medical Center provides a broad spectrum of services for the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease, and the rehabilitation of individuals who have had a cardiac event or are recovering from a cardiac procedure.
- Cardiac catheterization/percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA, or angioplasty)
- Cardiac rehabilitation services are available for patients who are recovering from a cardiac event or procedure.
- Echocardiograms are similar to sonograms or ultrasounds, using sound waves to visualize the heart, valves and blood vessels while assessing their function.
- Electrocardiograms (ECGs) record electrical impulses of the heart's contractions
- A loop recorder is a tiny cardiac monitoring device implanted under the skin of the chest that can be worn for up to 3 years.
- Pacemaker implantation, including MRI-compatible pacemaker
- Late-generation SPECT imaging (nuclear medicine) diagnoses heart disease with high-resolution, 3D images, cutting test time in half
- A stress echocardiography is an echocardiogram before and after a stress test to determine the heart's functioning capacity.
- A tilt-table test is a diagnostic tool to find the cause of fainting spells.
- A transesophageal echocardiograms is an internal ultrasound that is used when an echocardiogram doesn't provide a thorough image of the heart and vessels.
- 64-slice CT angiography provides multidimensional images of the heart, captured in fewer than five heartbeats
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