Heart care in our region just got much stronger
Serious cardiac problems used to mean traveling an hour or more for care. Not anymore.
Now Meadowview Regional Medical Center can provide Maysville and the surrounding counties with the same kind of care that used to be available only in the bigger cities.
That's great news because in a cardiac emergency, every second counts.
Listen to a news story about the two men who were the first to receive angioplasty procedures in our new heart care program.
Evaluate your own risk for heart disease and determine your heart health with our interactive health calculators.
For more information about our new lifesaving cardiac care, call (606) 759-3114.
With a physician referral you are eligible for this component (cardiac rehab) if, in the preceding 12 months, you have had:
- heart attack (acute myocardial infarction)
- coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG)
- chronic angina
- heart valve repair or replacement
- PTCA or coronary stenting
- heart or lung transplant
Cardiac Rehabilitation is a physician supervised, nurse monitored program that meets 3 times per week for 8-12 weeks depending on diagnosis and participant's eligibility. Individual exercise prescriptions are determined based on participant's ability and condition.
Specially trained nurses monitor the participant's heart rhythm, heart rate and blood pressure during exercise therapy. In addition to exercise, participants are provided with individualized education sessions aimed at heart disease risk factor modification. The focus of this program is on preventing complications related to heart disease