The number one killer in the United States, cardiovascular disease affects the heart and blood vessels. Our experts can identify, treat and help you manage cardiac conditions.
This new tool uses a special type of CT scanner to get a three-dimensional view of your blood vessels. This allows doctors to see whether plaque has built up in the artery wall that may cause a future heart attack or symptoms.
An echocardiogram is a test that uses sound waves to create a moving picture of the heart.
An exercise stress test is a screening tool to test the effect of exercise on your heart. It provides an overall look at the health of your heart.
This type of monitor will record your heart rhythm during your everyday activities. For this test, you will wear a portable EKG machine. You will have the monitor for 24 or 48 hours.
If a pacemaker or ICD (implantable cardioverter defibrillator) helps to regulate your heartbeat, we can help you make sure your cardiac device is working properly. Our experts can evaluate your cardiac device and adjust settings so that you benefit the most.
This non-invasive test helps the physician determine if the arteries in the legs or arms are blocked or narrowed. When there is blockage or narrowing of the leg or arm arteries you may have pain, coldness, numbness or non-healing ulcers in the affected limb. The test uses ultrasound and blood pressure cuffs to record the blood pressure at different levels in the limb.
A noninvasive peripheral vascular exam measures blood pressure and blood flow using sound waves created by a device called a doppler. You will have a test done while you rest and while you exercise on a treadmill. This test helps tell if there are blockages in the leg arteries. This test takes about 30 minutes when looking at leg veins, and 45 minutes or longer when looking at the leg arteries.
This non-invasive test utilizes ultrasound imaging to evaluate blood flow and detect possible blockages in the veins of the legs or arms. It is most often used to make sure that no blood clots are present in the veins.
Stress echocardiography is a test that uses ultrasound imaging to determine how the heart muscles respond to stress. It is mainly used to diagnose and evaluate coronary artery disease.
Vascular & endovascular services provides comprehensive care to individuals with vascular health conditions and diseases.
Four out of five Minnesota women are at risk for heart disease. This program tailors cardiovascular care to fit the specific needs of women. Learn more.
Peter Alden, MD, FACS
Mosi Bennett, MD, PhD
Matthew Chu, MD
Elizabeth Z Grey, MD
Lauren Hager, NP
Kevin M Harris, MD, FACC, FASE
David Lin, MD
Michael D. Miedema, MD, MPH
Peter Zimbwa, MD, PhD, MSC, MRCP, DTM&H
Four out of five Minnesota women are at risk for heart disease. Do you know your risks? We can help you find out and do something about them.
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