Heart & Vascular Services at University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center
The University Hospitals Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute team of experts at UH Elyria Medical Center provides local access to nationally recognized care for any heart or vascular condition.
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Onsite Heart and Vascular Services
UH Elyria Medical Center has a proud, long-standing role in providing compassionate, quality cardiovascular care to the residents of Elyria and surrounding communities for more than 100 years. Through the UH Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute, our team continues to offer a complete range of onsite, personalized services at UH Elyria Medical Center – from preventive diagnostic evaluations to advanced minimally invasive and surgical procedures – including:
- 24/7 emergency heart attack care
- General cardiovascular medicine
- Diagnostic cardiac catheterization
- Cardiac imaging
- Noninvasive vascular testing
- Pacemaker clinic
- Heart failure clinic
- Minimally invasive heart procedures
- Endovascular procedures
- Heart surgery
- Vascular surgery
- Cardiac rehabilitation
UH Elyria provides highly complex interventions such as ventricular assist devices and heart transplantation, as well as access to the largest heart and vascular clinical trial unit in Ohio through seamless integration with UH Cleveland Medical Center, which means access to the latest therapies available. UH Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute teams in both facilities collaborate closely to coordinate patient care.
Heart and Vascular Testing at UH Elyria Medical Center
There are many tests available to understand your risk of heart disease, pinpoint the cause of your symptoms and guide your treatment. Your doctor will determine which tests are best for you based on your symptoms, risk factors and medical guidelines. Our facilities are equipped with the best heart imaging technology and staffed by cardiac imaging specialists to ensure precise diagnosis.
Diagnostic heart tests include:
- Cardiac stress test
- Cardiac computed tomography angiography (CTA)
- Coronary artery calcium scoring
- Echocardiogram (Echo)
- Electrocardiogram (EKG or ECG)
- Holter monitoring
- Nuclear imaging
- Nuclear stress test
- Pharmacological stress echocardiogram
- Stress echocardiogram
- Transesophageal echocardiogram
Our noninvasive vascular testing laboratories are accredited by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission and staffed with certified registered vascular technologists (RVT) and certified registered physicians in vascular interpretation (RPVI). We provide timely testing and reporting across the complete spectrum of vascular disease.
Diagnostic vascular tests include:
- Abdominal duplex (renal, mesenteric, aorta)
- Ankle brachial index and other physiologic testing (upper and lower extremities)
- Arterial duplex (upper and lower extremities)
- Carotid duplex
- Transcranial Doppler
- Venous duplex (lower extremities and abdominal/pelvic)
Cardiovascular Conditions Diagnosed and Treated at UH Elyria
The UH Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute team at UH Elyria Medical Center is committed to providing the highest quality heart and vascular care to our patients. This includes award-winning heart attack care as a certified advanced chest pain center, where our ER experts are specially trained to triage patients with heart attack symptoms to quickly identify critical heart problems and facilitate the appropriate, often lifesaving, treatments to achieve optimal outcomes.
We are staffed with top-rated specialists in heart surgery, vascular surgery and endovascular therapies for patients requiring more advanced care. All team members have extensive experience in providing comprehensive care for men and women with common and complex heart and vascular conditions, including:
- Aortic disease
- Atrial fibrillation and other heart rhythm disorders
- Coronary artery disease
- Heart failure
- Heart valve disease
- Inflammatory heart disease
- Vascular disease
Committed to the Highest Standard of Patient Care
Our team consistently receives awards and accreditations in providing the highest-quality cardiovascular care according to evidence-based research and national guidelines.
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