A heart attack, or myocardial infarction (MI), is a condition where part of the heart is denied blood and oxygen for a period of time, causing permanent damage to the heart muscle.
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Heart attacks must be treated as soon as possible to save the heart muscle. If you suspect you or someone you are with is having a heart attack, please call 911, and get to an emergency room.
Depending on the extent of the specific blockage or if other blockages are recognized, a heart attack and blockages can be treated in many ways but, should include routine monitoring after the fact, potential medicine regimens, or some of the following:
Our highly trained interventional cardiologists offer both traditional stent and wrist access angioplasty, which is a unique and "less disruptive" treatment option.
People with heart disease can reach the highest possible levels of physical and mental performance with the help of our multi-discliplinary team.
Our specially trained cardiologists use various approaches, including minimally invasive procedures, to treat even the most severe cardiac cases.