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Procedures & Treatments

Medical Cardiology

Medical Cardiologists diagnose heart conditions as well as prescribe medications according to your individualized treatment plan. Heart medicines that you may be prescribed include:

  • Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors
  • Angiotensin-receptor blockers (ARBs)
  • Anti-anxiety medication
  • Aspirin and other antiplatelet agents
  • Beta-blockers
  • Blood-thinners
  • Calcium-channel blockers
  • Cholesterol-lowering medications
  • Clot-dissolving agents
  • Diuretics
  • Holter monitoring
  • Hydralazine
  • Nitrate medications
  • Nitroglycerin
  • Pain-relief medications

Interventional Cardiology

Interventional cardiologists intervene when you are having an acute heart conditions (comes on suddenly). Procedures commonly performed by interventional cardiologists include:

  • Angioplasty
  • Cardiac stent
  • Percutaneous repair of septal defects
  • Revascularization by percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)
  • Percutaneous left ventricular assist device