Cardiac and Vascular Care Center
From diagnosis to treatment through rehabilitation, take care of your heart!
Exciting and New! St. Mary Medical Center Mobile Clinic will be visiting your neighborhood soon to provide health evaluations. Call 562.491.4818 for a current listing of the Mobile Clinic locations closest to you. Visit our “Mobile Clinic” link to the right for more information about what may be coming to your area soon.
A Blue Distinction Center for Cardiac Care, and Healthgrades Five-Star 2014 Recipient for Coronary Interventional Procedures, the Cardiac Care Center will take care of you, from diagnosis to treatment through rehabilitation.
Heart Failure Program -- improves the lives of Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) patients by working individually with each patient to improve endurance and vigor so patients can stay at home, not in the hospital.
Pacemaker/ICD Clinic –ongoing evaluation and maintenance of patients with implanted devices.
WOMEN’S HEART CENTER
The Women’s Heart Center at St. Mary Medical Center provides excellent care for women in a spa-like environment. Treadmill stress tests, echocardiography, and other non-invasive screenings are available at the Women’s Heart Center.
CARDIAC CATHETERIZATION LABORATORY
An all-digital cardiovascular imaging system gives cardiologists a view of the heart structure and coronary function. Our Cath Lab is used for diagnostic and interventional cardiology and peripheral vascular procedures.
STEMI Receiving Center¸ for emergency treatment of heart attack: St. Mary Medical Center has STEMI Receiving Center designation by Los Angeles County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Agency so patients are brought here for 24-Hour emergency treatment of heart attack.
- Many other procedures, such as biopsies and the draining of fluid build up around the heart, are performed by expert staff in this safe environment with advanced technology.
Vascular Diagnosis and Interventional procedures in the arteries and veins of the extremities
- Use of carbon dioxide instead of dye for peripheral vascular procedures, protecting the kidneys
- Delicate, corrective interventional procedures
Electrophysiology Studies are used to detect and treat heart rhythm disorders, treatment of atrial fibrillation, and implantation of Pacemakers and AICD’s (implantable defibrillators)
Home-Same-Day Service for most diagnostic screening and Angioplasty or Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) procedures.
- Cardiac Nuclear Scans
- CT Heart Scan
- Heart MRI
- Stress Test
- Tilt Table
- 24 hour EKG recording
- Stress Echo Cardiogram
Cardiac Rehabilitation at the Cardiac Care Center is a medically supervised program to help heart patients recover more quickly from heart ailments and to improve their overall physical, mental and social functioning. The goal is always to stabilize, slow or even reverse the progression of cardiovascular disease.
- Warm and intimate
- A remodeled and up-to-date exercise environment