Glenwood Regional Medical Center’s Heart and Vascular Institute is pleased to offer a cutting-edge wellness program, AngioScreen, which mobilizes revolutionary vascular screening technology and services for communities throughout the region. With the AngioScreen coach, mobile screenings can be brought to people within the community and region, providing immediate information about vascular health- including circulation, risk of heart disease, stroke, and abdominal aorta aneurysm.
When open heart surgery is required, Glenwood’s specialized heart team is ready, with a board certified cardiovascular surgeon and a highly experienced surgery staff, allowing patients and their families to remain in familiar surroundings, close to home before, during and after surgery. A designated heart suite in Glenwood’s Surgery Department ensures that the highest quality care is maintained.
The interventional cardiology program is dedicated to the non-surgical management of patients with cardiac and peripheral vascular disorders. Our history of excellence and innovation is distinguished.
Many patients first come to the Institute for diagnostic testing. Diagnostic testing performed by qualified technologists at Glenwood include:
- Stress tests
- Ambulatory electrocardiography (Holter Monitoring)
- Nuclear Cardiology
- Cardiac Catheterization
- Rhythm Disorders
- Pacemakers and Defibrillators
The Hybrid OR Surgical Suite is the most innovative approach to vascular and heart care available in our region. This unique operating room blends the technologies of advanced surgical approaches with crisp, high-tech imaging services. The Hybrid OR is a cardiovascular catheterization lab with immediate surgical capabilities, designed to enable cardiologists and cardiovascular surgeons to work side by side in the same room, at the same time, in the best interest of their patients.
The Cardiac Rehabilitation Program is designed for individuals who have experienced a heart attack, bypass surgery, angioplasty/stent, chest pains, valve disease or individuals with multiple risk factors for developing heart disease.
The Cardiac Rehabilitation Unit will assist you in setting achievable goals for resuming a healthier lifestyle through exercise, and education. With your physician, an exercise prescription will be provided for you by the Cardiac Rehab staff that is tailored for your individual needs and goals.
The Pulmonary Rehabilitation program is designed for individuals who have chronic lung diseases. All pulmonary rehab programs consist of two areas; exercise and education.
At your first visit, our pulmonary rehab team will evaluate your overall physical condition, and then develop a comprehensive treatment program. Your individual program may include exercises specific to your needs, physical and/or respiratory therapy, education about your condition, medications, nutrition, and one – on – one or group counseling.
- Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery (CABG), including the off-pump procedure
- Minimally invasive CABG, including endoscopic vein harvesting
- Valve repair, valve replacement
- Carotid artery stenting
- Coronary angioplasty and stenting
- Coronary angioscopy
- Percutaneous clot removal for heart and vascular blockages
- Peripheral arterial angioplasty and stenting
- Renal artery stenting