Cardio Services

How We Diagnose Heart Disease

Your cardiologist may recommend diagnostics such as
  • 30-Day Event Recorders
  • 4-Hour Holter Monitors
  • Arterial Vascular Study Lower Extremity
  • Dobutamine Stress Test with Echocardiography Imaging or Nuclear Imaging
  • Echocardiogram (EEG)
  • Electrocardiogram (ECG)
  • Exercise Stress Test
  • Lexiscan Stress Test
  • Transesophageal Echocardiogram (TEE)
If you are suffering from heart disease, there is hope.

Accredited Chest Pain Centers

NMC provides advanced care, close to home. The Chest Pain team at NMC has one primary goal: to ensure that patients get the treatment they need during the early stages of a heart attack. Our goal is to reduce the time from the patient's arrival at the emergency department to treatment – to avoid as much heart damage as possible.

Accredited Chest Pain Centers demonstrate expertise in
  • Integrating the emergency department with the local emergency medical system
  • Assessing, diagnosing and treating patients quickly
  • Effectively treating patients with low risk for acute coronary syndrome and no assignable cause for their symptoms
  • Continually seeking to improve processes and procedures
  • Ensuring Chest Pain Center personnel competency and training
  • Maintaining organizational structure and commitment
  • Having a functional design that promotes optimal patient care
  • Supporting community outreach programs that educate the public to promptly seek medical care if they display symptoms of a possible heart attack

Cardiac Catheterization Lab

The cardiac catheterization lab at Nacogdoches Medical Center offers a wide range of diagnostic and interventional procedures. Some procedures and benefits to this approach:
  • Many life-saving procedures can be performed in our catheterization lab rather than in the surgery suite
  • Less invasive procedures may have fewer complications than other surgical procedures
  • Interventional cardiologists and dedicated, experienced licensed radiology technicians and registered nurses

Other Treatments Offered

  • Angioplasty
  • Artificial Heart Valve Surgery
  • Atherectomy
  • Bypass Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery
  • Stent Procedure

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