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St. Mary Medical Center Opens New Cardiovascular Catheterization Labs Reaffirming Role as a Regional Leader in Cardiovascular Medicine
Date:2/17/2009

rgency and critical care to diagnostic testing, interventional and surgical capabilities and cardio-pulmonary rehabilitation, St. Mary has a world-class comprehensive cardiovascular program."

The new cath labs represent a $10 million investment in cardiovascular services. St. Mary received significant financial support for the construction of the new cath labs in the form of three separate grants totaling $2.25 million from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania's Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program: $1 million was received in the spring; $1 million in the summer; and an additional $250,000 in the fall 2008. These state grants were awarded through the efforts of the St. Mary Medical Center Foundation working with the governor and local and state legislators. Future plans include the construction of private patient rooms adjacent to the cath labs and the eventual relocation of the St. Mary Electrophysiology Labs, says Mark Nessel, Senior Vice President, Operations. This consolidation of cardiovascular services in one area will offer more convenient access for patients.

The cath labs use the latest technology and advanced clinical procedures to diagnose and treat blockages and narrowing in the arteries, evaluate the pumping ability of the heart and the function of heart valves, and measure internal pressures within the heart. With nearly 93 percent of adults living in Bucks County having at least one risk factor for cardiovascular disease, these are life-saving services provided to the community.

Among advanced procedures performed in the St. Mary Cardiovascular Catheterization Labs are:

  • Emergency Balloon Angioplasty - While most cath lab procedures are not emergencies, life-saving emergency balloon angioplasty performed during a heart attack provides patients the immediate intervention needed to minimize damage to the heart. Angioplasty clears blockages in arterie
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