Cardiology at West Valley Medical Center
Are you experiencing occasional heart palpitations? Leg pain? Poor circulation in your extremities? West Valley Medical Center partners with some of the best cardiologists in the area, including specialists in cardiac electrophysiology, interventional cardiology, and peripheral vascular disease.
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Conditions & Disorders
Tipping the scale at a mere 11 ounces (on average), your heart has got some serious work cut out for it. A healthy heart typically pumps about 2,000 gallons of blood through 60,000 miles of blood vessels in a single day.
Our hearts may be strong, but they’re also fragile. Here are just a few of the heart conditions and disorders we see at West Valley:
If you suspect you’re having a heart attack or stroke, don’t hesitate. Call 911 immediately.
Cardiovascular disease is now the leading cause of death in the U.S. for both men and women. It’s critical to know and recognize the symptoms of cardiovascular emergencies, like heart attack and stroke. These symptoms include:
Electrophysiology (EP) services at West Valley Medical Center provide highly specialized treatments for patients with heart rhythm problems.
Heart rhythm disorders can be treated with medications or with a wide range of electrophysiology, mapping and ablation procedures, as well as devices, like pacemakers or defibrillators (ICDs).
At West Valley, we're serious about our commitment to provide Treasure Valley residents with the highest level of cardiovascular care. That's why we recently completed an extensive remodel and expansion of our Cardiac Catheterization Lab, the first of its kind in Canyon County.
A catheter is a thin tube inserted into an artery and threaded into your heart, allowing the doctor to perform a variety of diagnostic and interventional procedures.
Did you know your heart is a muscle that can be strengthened over time through exercise? Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation is a medically supervised program that helps individuals return to a healthy, productive lifestyle following a life-changing heart or lung diagnosis.
In a cardiac emergency, trust your heart to the only accredited Chest Pain Center in Canyon County.
Our Emergency Department has a mission to provide 24-hour-a-day, 7-day-a-week care to the rapidly growing and diverse community in the Treasure Valley. When you enter our doors, our extensively trained staff and board-certified physicians will tend to your health emergencies with skill and urgency.
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A recent study revealed married couples have a 5% lower chance of a heart disease diagnosis.