Interventional Cardiology

Cardiovascular Specialists

Our highly trained cardiologists, electrophysiologists, cardiothoracic surgeons and vascular specialists are experienced at performing a wide range of surgical treatments for heart conditions. From stent placement to angioplasty to various catheterization lab procedures, CHRISTUS Health is here to provide you the best in interventional cardiology care. 

Our experienced team combined with the state-of-the-art technology and facilities available now at CHRISTUS Health assure you of our dedication to quality, patient safety and compassionate care.

 

 

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Angioplasty

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Angioplasty

Patients experiencing difficulties with proper blood flow to arteries in the heart may be recommended by their physician to have an angioplasty. The purpose of this procedure is to rebuild coronary artery blood flow within the narrowed artery.

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Calcium Scoring

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Calcium Scoring

A calcium score test (calcium scoring) is a noninvasive, low-risk heart scan used to find out more about your risk of heart disease. Along with other tests, such as blood pressure, blood glucose and cholesterol screenings, calcium scoring can be an important tool for your heart health.

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Cardiac Arrest & Heart Attack

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Cardiac Arrest & Heart Attack

Heart attacks can vary in severity, with some survivors suffering only minor, short-term complications while others experience long-term effects. Regardless of the severity of your heart attack, you should treat it as a warning sign and take steps to reduce your risk for heart disease and future heart attacks.

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Cardiac Catherization

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Cardiac Catherization

If you have heart-related symptoms or your physician suspects a heart problem based on signs, risk factors or tests, your doctor might need to take a look inside your heart with a procedure called cardiac catheterization.

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Congenital Heart Disease

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Congenital Heart Disease

We provide a high level of care for adults with congenital heart disease. Our expert team of cardiologists work to ensure that patients with heart problems receive support and resources for long-term management and improved quality of life.

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Congestive Heart Failure

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Congestive Heart Failure

Congestive heart failure (CHF) is a serious condition affecting more than 6 million American adults. The hearts of people with CHF cannot pump enough blood to supply the body’s needs.

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TAVR Procedure

Transcatheter aortic valve replacement

TAVR is best suited for patients who are not ideal candidates for traditional heart-valve replacement procedures. 

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Interventional Cardiology Procedures

Stent

A stent is a small metal coil or mesh tube that is placed in a narrow artery through a catheter (a long, thin tube) to help improve blood flow to your heart. The stent permanently holds the passageway open and helps reduce the rate of restenosis (renarrowing) of the artery.

Implantable Cardioverter Defribrillator ICD and Pacemaker

"ICD" is an abbreviation for Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator. An ICD delivers therapies to treat life-threatening heart rhythm disorders, such as VT (Ventricular Tachycardia) and VF (Ventricular Fibrillation). The ICD is implanted inside your body and works automatically.