If you’re one of the thousands of people in the Delaware Valley who suffers from advanced heart failure, expert care from our Advanced Heart Failure specialists is available to you. At Heart and Vascular Care Consultants, we provide cardiac patients with leading-edge medical and surgical options, including heart transplants. When it comes to treating blocked coronary arteries caused by atherosclerosis, Heart and Vascular Care Consultants cardiologists will explain all of the treatment options available, from medications to surgery. If surgery is the best treatment protocol for your condition, we offer more minimally invasive alternatives than any other hospital in the Delaware Valley.
Advanced Atherosclerosis Techniques
At Heart and Vascular Care Consultants, the following techniques to treat patients with atherosclerosis include:
- Balloon angioplasty
- Coronary artery stenting
- Excimer laser angioplasty
- Intracoronary ultrasound
- Rotational, directional and transluminal extraction atherectomy
Heart and Vascular Care Consultants cardiologists have pioneered some of the most advanced interventional procedures and were among the first in the U.S. to implant stents to open blocked arteries and to use drug-eluting stents to prevent re-obstruction of coronary vessels after stenting. We also have expertise in using stents to clear even the smallest and hardest-to-reach blood vessels in the heart. In addition, our physicians were the first in the Delaware Valley to use low-dose radiation therapy (brachytherapy) to prevent restenosis of coronary arteries in patients who have previously undergone balloon angioplasty.