Chest pain and shortness of breath are two common signs one may be experiencing a heart attack. Thankfully, Vinnie Schwartz, a firefighter with more than 15 years experience, had the training to recognize these symptoms before it was too late.
A new risk assessment tool has been developed that can help identify patients at high or low risk for complications after implantable cardioverter-defibrillator procedures. This information can guide physicians in selecting patients for ICD procedures and determining the level of care they require after the procedure.
After hearing about the new, minimally invasive treatments available at the Beaumont Vein Center, a local music teacher made an appointment with interventional and diagnostic radiologist, Michael Bischoff, M.D. Read her story to learn more about her procedures and a free webinar with Dr. Bischoff.
A Beaumont Hospital research study showed that CTA imaging can identify complex plaque in heart arteries with features associated with high risk of rupture. This finding could ultimately help prevent heart attacks in the making.