In Heart to Heart, we sit down with leading experts in the field of cardiology to explore various topics related to heart health. Join the physicians of Advanced Cardiovascular Specialists every other Monday, as we discuss the specifics of cardiovascular care and tips for living a heart-healthy lifestyle.
Early detection and intervention (along with lifestyle modifications) are the best ways to combat heart disease. There are also many sophisticated technologies available to help understand problems affecting the heart. In this episode of "Heart to Heart," Dr. Al Krause discusses cardiac diagnostic testing at ACS and what a patient should expect from each test.
Atrial Septal Defects
An Atrial Septal Defect, or ASD, is a hole between the upper chambers of the heart. ASD is the most common birth defect of all congenital heart diseases. In this episode of "Heart to Heart," Dr. Ray Smith discusses development, causes and treatments for ASD.
Outpatient vs Inpatient Heart Caths
Advanced Cardiovascular Specialists has an on-site facility called the Advanced Heart and Vascular Center, where outpatient radial and femoral heart caths are performed. What is the difference between an outpatient and inpatient cath procedure? Dr. Baucum explains in this episode of “Heart to Heart.”
Atrial Fibrillation Treatment
Atrial Fibrillation, or AFib, is a common but serious heart arrhythmia that requires lifelong management. In this episode, Dr. Veerareddy discusses common treatment options for patients with AFib.
In our third COVID-19 update, Dr. Baucum shares insight into recent studies and developments regarding the virus, while presenting practical advice for assessing risks on an individual basis.