Your heart is at the center of your health, and your vascular system helps the flow of blood, oxygen, and nutrients throughout your body. When something in your heart or vascular system doesn't feel right, you need expert care that's close to home.
If you or a loved one have a heart condition, the Adena Heart and Vascular Center is here to help with proven treatment for a variety of heart-related issues. We understand the risks and symptoms of heart and vascular diseases, and we’re committed to providing high-quality care with compassion to help you get back to your active life.
At Adena Cardiology, we've partnered with the area’s premier cardiac professionals to offer cutting-edge services that prioritize your heart's health. One diagnostic tool that stands out in our repertoire is the cardiac calcium scoring test, a vital determinant for assessing risks associated with heart attacks or diseases.
The cardiac calcium scoring test is especially recommended for:
Risk factors range from family history of heart diseases, high cholesterol levels, hypertension, diabetes, and obesity, to habits like smoking. On the other hand, potential symptoms to be wary of include chest pain, shortness of breath, chronic fatigue, and discomfort in areas like the jaw, neck, or upper abdomen.
Cardiac calcium scoring is more than just a regular test. It employs a CT scan which observes the heart in real time. This non-invasive procedure:
Our alliance with the Heart and Vascular Center at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center amplifies our commitment to offering the best cardiac care. A commonly addressed condition is aortic stenosis or leaky heart valve syndrome. Originating from the aorta's narrowing valve, it hampers the free flow of blood, putting undue stress on the heart.
If heart health concerns linger, especially against the backdrop of existing risk factors, it's crucial to engage with your Adena primary care specialist. Remember, the earlier we detect, the better we can combat heart diseases.
Adena Cardiology's reach spans an extensive nine-county region, and our heart and vascular specialists are always on their toes to diagnose, treat, or even preempt heart and vascular issues. With a focus on non-invasive methods, we assure you minimal discomfort and a rapid comeback to your everyday rhythm.
Your heart's well-being is our utmost priority, and we strive to deliver unparalleled care every step of the way.
Our broad network of cardiology providers are available to provide you and your loved ones with services for a wide range of heart and vascular conditions, including:
When faced with a cardiac emergency, Adena's renowned cardiac program is a beacon of hope and expertise. We excel in managing severe heart attack situations, with a particular focus on ST-segment elevation myocardial infarctions (STEMIs), a critical form of heart attack. Our commitment to swift action is evident in our door-to-balloon time, a crucial metric in heart attack care, which consistently surpasses national benchmarks. Our collaboration with local EMS teams empowers us with state-of-the-art technology, ensuring that your care journey starts even before you arrive at our facility. This immediate intervention can be pivotal in saving heart muscle and improving overall outcomes.
Heart failure, a condition where the heart muscle doesn't pump blood as efficiently as it should, affects numerous people globally. At Adena, we believe that each patient's journey with heart failure is unique. That's why we craft a personalized treatment roadmap for every individual. This approach harnesses the collective wisdom of your primary care physician, cardiologist, and a network of specialists. Together, we sculpt a multi-faceted care plan, anchored in the latest medical advancements. Our aim extends beyond immediate relief, focusing on long-term health and quality of life. Through regular check-ups, lifestyle recommendations, and medication adjustments, we ensure that our patients are not just surviving, but thriving.
The heart's rhythm is its signature beat, ensuring life-giving blood courses through our body. However, anomalies called arrhythmias can disrupt this rhythm. While many of these irregularities are benign, some can have severe implications. At Adena, our mission is to differentiate, diagnose, and decisively treat these rhythm disorders. Leveraging cutting-edge technology and diagnostics, our team can ascertain the specifics of the arrhythmia, trace its origins, and chart out the best course of action. Our arsenal includes a spectrum of solutions: from medication regimens and lifestyle changes to pioneering non-invasive techniques and surgical interventions. Post-treatment, our commitment doesn't wane; we continuously monitor our patients, ensuring any deviations are caught early, facilitating peace of mind and uninterrupted life experiences.