Heart Disease Diagnosis and Treatment
Expert Care Close to Your Heart
Whether you need long-term care to treat ongoing heart issues or you’re coming in for an emergency, at CHI St. Vincent Heart Institute, your heart health is our highest priority. The result is comprehensive care using advanced technology and evidence-based
medicine. You’ll find the highest-quality care for issues ranging from high blood pressure to arrhythmias like atrial fibrillation (AFib), from heart valve disease, to heart failure. In every case we put your health goals first. With locations
across Arkansas, you will be able to find a heart specialist or clinic close to you.
Heart Conditions We Treat
- Aortic Stenosis
- Atrial Fibrillation
- Chest Pain
- Congestive Heart Failure
- Coronary Artery Disease
- Heart Attack
- Heart Disease
- Heart Valve Disease
- High Blood Pressure
- High Cholesterol
- Low Blood Pressure
- Mitral Valve Disease and Regurgitation
- Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) Treatment
- Pulmonary Hypertension
- Vascular Disease
Heart Disease Tests and Diagnosis
Your cardiologist may conduct a variety of cardiac tests to gather important information about your heart and circulation. We treat all types of heart disease from serious heart attacks to chronic heart conditions, such as atrial fibrillation (AFib) to heart failure and valve replacement.
Heart Disease Treatments and Procedures
If you are diagnosed with a heart disease, our heart doctors will develop a treatment plan for you that may include medication, lifestyle changes or surgery. We will share that treatment plan with your primary care provider so that all the doctors you see will know what care you are getting. With locations across Arkansas, you will be you will be able to find a heart specialist or clinic close to you.
Our heart specialists use advanced procedures to treate patent foramen ovale (PFO) and atrial septal defect (ASD).
Atherectomy involves techniques similar to those used for angioplasty. The difference is that atherectomy uses special tools to remove the plaque buildup from the artery wall.
A stent is a tiny wire mesh tube. It props open an artery and is left there permanently.