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Heart & Vascular

 

Lake Charles Memorial Hospital offers a comprehensive program of total heart care, from prevention to cardiac rehabilitation, and all the treatment options in between. Lake Charles Memorial Hospital's Heart & Vascular services puts the most advanced cardiology technology, diagnostics and treatment in the hands of Lake Charles' most experienced, reputable cardiac physicians to provide you the best possible cardiovascular care. We are the future of cardiac care in southwest Louisiana.

Memorial Hospital has developed a skilled team of cardiac specialists recognized in southwest Louisiana while working to recruit some of the brightest, progressive cardiologists in the U.S over the next years.  From the first symptom of heart distress to your recovery, we’re strengthening the entire continuum of heart & vascular care at Memorial with advanced resources for lifesaving assessment and lifesaving treatment.

  • Lake Charles, Sulphur and Dequincy office locations  
  • Urgent need appointments available
  • ER 90-minute rapid response cardiac treatment
  • Advanced digital imaging & interventional techniques
  • New, expanded cardiac and peripheral vascular catheterization lab
  • Innovative heart and vascular surgical techniques
  • Certified cardiac rehabilitation program
  • Patient-centered electronic medical records system 

Our knowledgeable and compassionate staff will explain your options and advise you and your family throughout the stages of your diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation. Our complete cardiology care is designed for the prevention, detection and treatment of heart disease and stroke including:

Diagnosis

  • Coronary CT angiography
  • Cardiac catheterization
  • Intravascular coronary ultrasound
  • Peripheral vascular studies
  • Electrocardiography (EKG) and echocardiography
  • Nuclear medicine studies
  • Short or long-term heart monitoring
  • Heart stress testing by treadmill or medication

Treatment

  • Interventional heart and vascular procedures such as angioplasty and stenting
  • Thrombectomy to remove a clot and restore blood flow

Recovery

  • Cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation programs
  • Nutrition support from registered dietitians
  • Low-cost classes for exercise, stress reduction and smoking cessation

In addition, Memorial was the only hospital in southwest Louisiana to receive the 2008 Platinum Hospital Quality Award from the Louisiana Health Care Review, Inc. (LHCR), which is the highest recognition of improving healthcare bestowed by the medicare quality improvement organization. 

Resources:

Heart Healthy 10 Foods in Red

Heart Disease Family Tree

Warning Signs of Heart Disease and Stroke

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Heart & Vascular
(337) 49-HEART (494-3278)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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(337) 494-3000
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