Heart & Vascular
Maintaining a strong heart means getting to know your heart and staying on top of factors that play into its health, like blood pressure, cholesterol levels, family history and exercise. And when you act early to check your heart health, we’re in a better position to catch any potential issues and work with you to keep you healthy for the long run.
How healthy is your heart?
Visit SovahHeart.com to take our free heart health assessment and learn about any risk you may have for heart-related conditions.
To find a doctor to take care of your heart, call 844.GO.SOVAH
We're your partner in heart health
Sovah Health - Martinsville offers an integrated approach to heart and vascular care that spans the spectrum from prevention and diagnostic care to the latest in surgical treatments and rehabilitation. Through state-of-the-art technology and expert clinical care, our physicians and staff treat patients for a variety of conditions and disease affecting the cardiovascular system, comprised of heart and blood vessels.
Our Cardiovascular Services include:
- Diagnostic & Interventional Heart Catheterizations
- Echocardiography Studies
- Exercise & Nuclear Stress Testing
- Cardiac Rehab
- Venous, Arterial & Carotid Studies
- Vein Center
Sovah Health - Martinsville’s cardiac specialists are well-trained and equipped to diagnose cardiovascular difficulties. Through the use of such comprehensive tests and procedures such as echocardiography, transesophageal echocardiography (TEE), venous duplex ultrsound, aterial studies, cartoid ultrasound, electrocardiography (EKG), Holter monitoring and Cardiolite Stress Testing, we are able to evaluate the health of your heart and circulatory system.
Our experienced cardiac catheterization team performs procedures using balloons, stents, and other devices to open blocked, or repair damaged blood vessels of the heart or body. This often avoids the need for surgery.
Common treatable conditions include coronary artery disease (narrowing of the coronary arteries), heart valve disease, or peripheral vascular disease. These can increase the risk of high blood pressure, heart attacks, stroke, or loss of limbs.
Interventional procedures are done under a local anesthetic and patient recovery is usually less than 24 hours. Patients are often home within two days of the procedure and back to their normal routine within one week. Interventional services can be performed during a cardiac catheterization if a problem is revealed during this diagnostic procedure.
Our Cardiac Rehab department includes team members who will work with you and your cardiologist to:
- identify your personal risk factors;
- help you learn to control them through patient education, nutritional counseling, and progressive exercise; and
- work with you to be well on your way to adopting a healthier lifestyle.
Duke Heart Network
Sovah Health and Duke Health make a powerful combination in heart care. As a Duke Health heart affiliate, the Sovah Health heart team has access to Duke Heart Center's clinical experience and expertise as we further enhance our full-service cardiovascular program.
As an Accredited Chest Pain Center, Sovah Health - Martinsville's protocol-drive approach to heart care allows us ot reduce time-to-treatment during the critical first stages of a heart attack. Learn more about Chest Pain Symptoms.
If you or someone you care for has been diagnosed with heart failure, we can providet he tools to improve quality of life. In 2017, Sovha Health earned Heart Failure Accreditaiton from the American College of Cardiology. Learn more about Heart Failure.
Get your ticker checked out by making an appointment with a cardiologist. Call 844.GO.SOVAH.
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