Heart care at South Arkansas Regional Hospital is dedicated to addressing the functions and disorders of the heart and its interconnected circulatory system. The American Heart Association reports that a staggering 84 million people in the United States suffer from some form of cardiovascular disease, which disrupts the vital blood flow throughout the body.
· AICD placement
· Cardiac intervention including stenting
· Cardiopulmonary services
· Complete peripheral vascular intervention – including renal arteries and arteries to legs
· Coronary artery stent deployment
· CTA abdominal aorta
· CTA carotid arteries
· CTA of abdomen with runoff to lower extremities
· Echocardiograms – including transesophageal
· Holter monitoring
· Nuclear medicine stress testing
· Pacemaker placement – permanent and temporary
· Treatment of disorders of the heart and valves
Importance of Heart Care
It is crucial to prioritize the well-being of your heart in order to reduce the risk of developing heart disease, which can eventually lead to life-threatening conditions such as heart attacks, strokes, or other serious complications. Our specialized cardiac care teams are committed to providing comprehensive heart care services to our patients, ranging from assisting in the creation of a heart-healthy lifestyle to performing potentially lifesaving procedures during emergency situations. We offer a wide range of cardiovascular services, including heart health screenings, diagnostic tests, and interventional care.
Comprehensive Heart Care Services
Our hospital is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and staffed by highly skilled medical professionals who specialize in heart care. We understand the importance of early detection and prevention, which is why we offer thorough heart health screenings to assess your cardiovascular health and identify any potential risks or underlying conditions.
Our diagnostic tests utilize advanced technology to provide accurate assessments of your heart’s functionality and detect any abnormalities. These tests may include electrocardiograms (ECGs/EKGs), echocardiograms, stress tests, and cardiac catheterization, among others.
In the event of an emergency, our cardiac care teams are prepared to deliver immediate, life-saving interventions. We are capable of performing procedures such as angioplasty, stent placement, and even open-heart surgeries if necessary. Our dedicated staff works tirelessly to ensure that every patient receives the highest quality of care during critical moments.
Urgent Warning Signs
If you or someone you love is experiencing symptoms that may indicate a heart attack, it is crucial to seek immediate medical attention. Common signs of a heart attack include severe chest pain or discomfort, shortness of breath, nausea, lightheadedness, and pain or discomfort in the arms, jaw, neck, or back.
To ensure prompt medical assistance, please visit your nearest emergency room without delay. Time is of the essence when it comes to treating heart-related emergencies, and our medical professionals are ready to provide the necessary care and support to help save lives.
Prioritize Your Heart Health Today
Take control of your heart health by scheduling regular check-ups, adopting a heart-healthy lifestyle, and seeking immediate medical attention if any warning signs arise. At South Arkansas Regional Hospital, we are committed to providing exceptional heart care services to our community, ensuring that each patient receives the personalized care they deserve.