Interventional Cardiology and Balloon Valvuloplasty

For patients with stiff heart valves, a procedure known as a balloon valvuloplasty offers an opportunity for treatment less invasive than open heart surgery.  With this type of interventional cardiology, patients have a shorter recovery period and a lesser risk of infection than they would experience with traditional surgery. Why Do Cardiologists Perform Balloon Valvuloplasty?…

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Congratulations to Tri-City Cardiology’s 2016 Best Doctors

Congratulations to Tri-City Cardiology’s 2016 Best Doctors in America Award Recipients Tri-City Cardiology is proud to recognize our physicians that have been awarded Best Doctors in America. Best Doctors works with the best five percent of doctors, ranked by impartial peer review, to help people get the right diagnosis and right treatment. Gallup has certified Best Doctors as using…

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EECP’s Important Role in Medical Cardiology

One of the disorders doctors who practice medical cardiology treat is angina.  A recent tool available to cardiac specialists is Enhanced External Counterpulsation (EECP).  Understanding how it is beneficial can greatly reduce a cardiac patient’s stress level. Overview of Angina This term describes a sign of coronary artery disease.  According to the Mayo Clinic, it…

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Understanding the #1 Spider Vein Treatment

Fortunately, the primary concern with the appearance of a spider vein is usually not a health issue.  However, these blood vessels are cosmetic problems that undermine self-confidence for many patients.  Understanding sclerotherapy, the so-called gold standard of spider vein treatment, can help reduce anxiety linked to these unsightly veins. What Exactly Are Spider Veins? While…

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How to Get Rid of Varicose Veins

Varicose veins are uncomfortable, unsightly blood vessels that develop most commonly in the legs. These veins often worsen over time, and they can cause a number of troublesome symptoms. Fortunately, you don’t have to continue to live with varicose veins if you don’t want to. To find out how to get rid of varicose veins, consult…

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