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  • Advanced diagnostic and imaging technology to determine the type and extent of heart disease.
  • Comprehensive heart failure care with the latest treatment options.
  • Specialized diagnostic and treatment services for state-of-the-art arrhythmia care.
  • Minimally invasive techniques to unblock arteries and improve blood flow.
  • Expert care for conditions that affect the arteries and veins.
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    Get trusted information about how your heart works, the different types of conditions that can affect your heart, and the types of procedures that you may be facing.

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    Understanding Heart Disease Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the US. Learn what you can do to keep your own heart healthy.
    Cardiac Tests & Procedures From a chest x-ray to an implantable pacemaker, here's a detailed look at the tools doctors use to help diagnose and treat heart disease.
    Heart Conditions and Diseases Arrhythmias, coronary heart disease, high blood pressure - find out more about heart problems and what you can do to prevent them.
    Women and Heart Disease Many women believe the stereotype that heart disease is a man's problem. But women are at higher risk for heart disease than breast cancer.
    Diabetes and Heart Disease Heart disease and stroke are the leading causes of death in people with diabetes. Take steps right now to promote heart health.
    Congenital Heart Disease A congenital heart defect is a heart problem that is present at birth. The vast majority of congenital heart diseases have no known causes. Some of these problems may be caused by genetics.
    Cardiac Rehabilitation Your heart needs time to recover from a major trauma like heart attack or heart surgery. A cardiac rehab program can help you get back to normal daily activities.
    Managing Heart Disease Your specific treatment plan may involve one or more of these areas: monitoring your blood pressure, changing to a healthier diet, getting more exercise, and taking medications.
    Preventing Heart Disease Making certain lifestyle changes can reduce your risk for heart disease: Stop smoking, start exercising, and limit the saturated fat in your diet.

    Central Heart

    At Central Mississippi Medical Center, we realize that access to complete cardiac services is more than just an added convenience - it could mean the difference between life and death. That's why we opened Central Heart. Our heart program combines experienced personnel, breakthrough technology and heartfelt compassion, setting the framework for the quality care that we provide for our patients.

    Central Heart is growing to meet a variety of needs in the community. We are equipped to provide comprehensive care for a variety of heart disorders. Both non-invasive and invasive procedures, including cardiac catheterization and open-heart surgery are offered. Our services include two heart catheterization labs, diagnostic imaging with one of the nation’s first PET/CT scanners, cardiovascular surgery, and a cardiopulmonary rehabilitation center.

    With the addition of Cardiac Electrophysiology Lab, heart arrhythmias can now be more readily diagnosed and treated. This breakthrough technology allows CMMC’s cardiac specialists to treat patients with cardiac arrhythmias by implanting pacemakers in hearts with unhealthy rhythms to monitor and regulate the heartbeat; cardioverter defibrillators to deliver to lifesaving shocks to hearts with lifethreatening rhythms; and, by using radiofrequency ablation to repair rapid, uncoordinated heartbeats. Advanced monitoring technology and skilled nursing care enable patients recovering from surgery to stabilize and to begin the recovery process. Some patients require care in one of the Intensive Care Units. Once stabilized, medical and surgical cardiac patients are transferred to the Telemetry Unit where we can continue to monitor their heart's progress before their discharge.

    Central Heart is composed of interdisciplinary teams of experienced cardiologists and cardiovascular surgeons, all with noteworthy reputations in cardiac care.

    Central Heart

    Heart disease is the leading cause of death and a major cause of disability in the United States. At Central Mississippi Medical Center, we provide comprehensive, technologically advanced heart care delivered by knowledgeable, experienced cardiac professionals. Our heart care specialists offer state-of-the-art heart care, from diagnosis and emergency intervention to the latest treatments, preventive education and rehabilitation.

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    We offer Heart Care (Central Heart) care at 2 locations.