Heart & Vascular Care Treatments

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External Cardiac Counterpulsation

External cardiac counterpulsation is a noninvasive outpatient technique performed to decrease chest pain (angina pectoris) by increasing oxygen-rich blood flow to the heart.

Type:
Noninvasive Therapy

Heart Valve Repair or Replacement Surgery

In this video Dr. Bethencourt performs an open-heart surgery to replace a leaking mitrial valve and tricuspid valve and to treat atrial fibrillation.

Type:
Surgery

Maze Surgery

Maze surgery treats atrial fibrillation, a type of an abnormal heart rhythm, by creating a "maze" of new electrical pathways so that electrical impulses can travel easily through the heart.

Type:
Surgery

Minimally Invasive Direct CAB (MIDCAB) Surgery

A coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) surgical procedure that is performed without having the heart stopped and connected to a heart-lung machine.

Type:
Minimally Invasive Surgery

Minimally Invasive Maze Surgery

Minimally invasive maze surgery, also known as mini-maze, is an advanced procedure for atrial fibrillation.

Type:
Minimally Invasive Surgery

Pacemaker Implant

An artificial pacemaker is a small, battery-operated device that can be permanently placed inside you or attached externally for temporary use.

Type:
Minimally Invasive Procedure

Peripheral Angioplasty & Stenting

Peripheral angioplasty is a minimally invasive procedure where a catheter with a balloon tip is inserted into a peripheral artery. Peripheral stents are often implanted in conjunction with balloon angioplasty.

Type:
Minimally Invasive Procedure

Peripheral Vascular Surgery

Peripheral vascular surgery can be performed as an endarterectomy procedure, a technique used to remove the plaque buildup inside of the blocked artery.

Type:
Surgery

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