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Here’s What You Need To Do To Survive A Heart Attack

Here’s What You Need To Do To Survive A Heart Attack Here’s What You Need To Do To Survive A Heart Attack

We can all agree that a heart attack is a bad thing, but unfortunately, it happens more frequently than you may realize. Every year, more than 800,000 people in the United States suffer from heart attacks, and 12% of them don’t survive. That’s a significant loss, and some of those deaths may have been avoided […]

4 Reasons You May Need To See A Cardiologist

4 Reasons You May Need To See A Cardiologist 4 Reasons You May Need To See A Cardiologist

If any of our patients were to mention the top three reasons They come to see the cardiologist, loving to go to the doctor probably wouldn’t be on the list. We know that most people don’t enjoy regular doctor visits, but we want our patients to be invested enough in their own physical health to […]

Advantages and Disadvantages of Balloon Stenting

Advantages and Disadvantages of Balloon Stenting Advantages and Disadvantages of Balloon Stenting

Any list of the advantages and disadvantages of balloon stenting may not feel like a fair fight. The advantages heavily outweigh the disadvantages, but we do commonly have questions from patients about the risks of balloon stenting, so it’s worth addressing. Before we do, a brief overview of the procedure will help bring everyone into […]

Is Quarantine Contributing to Your Risk of Heart Attack?

Is Quarantine Contributing to Your Risk of Heart Attack? Is Quarantine Contributing to Your Risk of Heart Attack?

The world is a dramatically different place today than it was last year this time. The ever-present threat of COVID-19 has driven many Americans into their homes in quarantine from their normal routine. During this quarantine, many people have found new hobbies and spent more time with their loved ones. These, along with minimizing our […]

4 Common Prerequisites for Pacemaker Implantation Surgery

4 Common Prerequisites for Pacemaker Implantation Surgery 4 Common Prerequisites for Pacemaker Implantation Surgery

The first pacemaker was implanted in a human being in 1958. That pacemaker implantation surgery was the first step in a long line of iterations of this tiny cardiovascular technology. That first patient had 26 pacemaker implantation procedures throughout his life because the batteries in the device didn’t tend to last very long. These days […]

6 Things You Need to Do Right Now to Prevent Heart Disease

6 Things You Need to Do Right Now to Prevent Heart Disease 6 Things You Need to Do Right Now to Prevent Heart Disease

By now we’re all aware that there are a lot of genetic factors that predispose some people to heart disease. Unfortunately, there’s nothing we can do about our genetics. Often family history, gender, and even our ethnicity can put us at more risk. But, potential risk and actual heart disease are very different things. Even […]