Cardiovascular Care at Saint Clare's
Saint Clare's utilizes leading edge technology, coupled with accomplished
cardiac specialists, who employ the latest in cardiovascular treatment
and therapies. Our comprehensive cardiac program includes:
Emergency Angioplasty When suffering a heart attack, time is muscle. Saint Clare's provides
emergency coronary angioplasty for the prompt treatment of arterial blockages
in the heart.
Cardiac Catheterization A diagnostic, low-dose radiation test enables your physician to see how
your heart is functioning, without the need for invasive surgery.
Cardiac Rehabilitation Saint Clare's offers a structured program of education, exercise,
and lifestyle modification for those recovering from a heart attack.
Cardiac Testing: When your physician needs a better look at your heart, Saint Clare's
offers a series of non-invasive tests. These include EKG, Holter Monitoring
and Echocardiograms performed in our accredited echocardiography laboratory.
- Pacemaker Clinic at Saint Clare's offers outpatient clinic where your
pacemakers are checked and monitored.
CT Heart Scan The 16-Slice Light Speed CT Heart Scan can detect the early stages of coronary
artery disease, years before any outward signs or symptoms. Ask your physician
if you are a candidate for this potentially life-saving test.
Critical and Progressive Care Our critical care and progressive care units are equipped with the latest
telemetry and monitoring equipment for the observation of cardiac patients.
Saint Clare's Training Center, based at Saint Clare's Hospital/Dover, provides classes for adults
and adolescents in life-saving CPR, including adult heartsaver, adult
and pediatric CPR, infant emergency care, basic first aid, and infant
and child CPR and safety.