The doctors on the medical staff at Jean-Pierre Awaida, MD, P.A take an innovative approach to treating heart and vascular disease. From diagnostic imaging technologies to advanced interventional and surgical cardiology procedures, the cardiovascular specialists on the medical staff provide you with advanced care. We offer surgical and interventional cardiology procedures such as:
This is a test to check your heart. A thin, flexible tube called a catheter is inserted into the heart through blood vessels. This test can include a coronary angiogram, which checks blood flow in the coronary arteries.
Coronary angioplasty/Stent placement
Angioplasty is a procedure that is performed to open narrowed or blocked blood vessels, called coronary arteries, which are responsible for supplying blood to the heart. A coronary artery stent, or metal mesh tube that expands inside a coronary artery, can be inserted. The stent is often placed during or immediately after angioplasty, which helps prevent the artery from closing up again.
Heart failure treatment
Early diagnosis and treatment can help people who have heart failure live longer, more active lives. Treatment for heart failure depends on the type and severity of the heart failure. The goals of treatment for all stages of heart failure include: Treating the condition’s underlying cause, such as coronary heart disease, high blood pressure, or diabetes, reducing symptoms, stopping the heart failure from getting worse, increasing your lifespan and improving your quality of life.