Your Heart is in the RIght Place
The CardioVascular Center at Northridge Hospital Medical Center offers the latest advances in the diagnostics and management of heart disease. Beginning in the Emergency Room the Chest Pain Center treats and identifies heart attack patients immediately, 24-hours-a-day, seven-days-a-week.
Do you know what your ejection fraction is? Learn about this new test that measures how your heart is pumping. Read the article in this issue HealthSpeak.
This issue features some of the CardioVascular Center's
advanced diagnostic and treatment options. One of the most advanced cardiovascular technologies today, the IVUS takes pictures from inside the heart. Other advances in cardiac care available at Northridge Hospital include radiofrequency ablation and a bi-ventricular pacemaker
Learn more about the Neonatal and Pediatric Intensive Care Units in the article entitled "Tender Care for Tiny Tots." You can also read about the all the modern technology our state-or-the-art reference laboratory.
More than 12 million Americans suffer from peripheral arterial disease (PAD) - prompting the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association to release groundbreaking Peripheral Arterial Disease Guidelines. Are you at risk?
Looking for the advance directive form? Don't forget to check our new community education classes, our support groups, and healing arts classes.