Rush-Riverside Center for Heart & Vascular Excellence

By: Riverside Community Counsellng  09-12-2011
Keywords: Advanced Treatments

Rush-Riverside Center for Heart & Vascular Excellence provides comprehensive and advanced treatments for heart and vascular disease. Riverside performed its first open heart surgery on November 8, 1999. As of October 2007, over 1,800 open heart surgery procedures have been done at Riverside and nearly 14,000 cardiac catheterizations.

Services of the Rush-Riverside Center for Heart & Vascular Excellence include:

  • Atrial fibrillation management
  • Heart valve repair and ventricular remodeling
  • Off-pump bypass (performed without stopping the heart)
  • Mitral valve surgery
  • Electrophysiology diagnostics and management
  • Women's heart awareness and education program
  • Three advanced cardiac catheterization labs
  • Heart Scan, screen to identify the potential for a heart attack
  • Fully accredited Cardiac Rehabilitation Program

Keywords: Advanced Treatments

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