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Treatment

Health First's team of Heart & Vascular physicians are all board-certified and offer some of the most leading cardiac treatments available. Treatment includes:


Cardiac Surgery / Cardiothoracic

Cardiac surgery can involve a variety of procedures to correct your heart problem. Some of the treatments and procedures Health First offers are:



Atrial Fibrillation

AFib is an irregular heartbeat. In a normal heart, an electrical impulse passes through the top portions of the heart (atria) in an orderly fashion. With AFib, impulses are very rapid and uneven. In response to these impulses, the atria contract quickly and unevenly. This means the heart is unable to pump blood the way it should. Sometimes rapid AFib impulses cross to the ventricles causing them to beat rapidly and irregularly as well.

AFib is generally classified in three categories


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Electrophysiology

Electrophysiology is diagnosing, and treating the electrical activities of the heart. It is usually used to describe studies of spontaneous activity as well as cardiac responses to programmed electrical stimulation (PES). These studies are performed to assess complex arrhythmias, elucidate symptoms, evaluate abnormal electrocardiograms, assess risk of developing arrhythmias in the future, and design treatment. Treatment includes:



Interventional Cardiology/Radiology

At Health First, our Interventional Radiologists use fluoroscopy, CT, and ultrasound in nonsurgical treatment of various disorders including angioplasty and stents.



Non-invasive cardiology

Vascular Treatments

Health First's dedicated team of vascular surgeons and interventional radiologists provide treatment for all types of vascular problems such as:



Treatments and procedures include: