The Cardiovascular Center

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At The George Washington University Hospital Cardiovascular Center, advanced technology and medical expertise come together to provide patients with a comprehensive program for advanced treatment of heart disease and vascular disorders, available in one convenient location.

Noninvasive Diagnostics

The noninvasive cardiac laboratory includes tools that can help physicians diagnose a variety of cardiac disorders. Studies can provide doctors with information about heart valves, heart muscle and the coronary arteries, as well as possible congenital heart abnormalities.
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Cardiac Catheterization, transradial cardiac catheterization and tavr

Cardiac catheterization involves the use of radiological equipment to diagnose heart disease. Interventional tools such as balloons and stents are fed through a catheter into the coronary arteries to reduce stenosis (blockages) and improve blood flow.
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Heart Rhythm Disorders and Treatments

At GW Hospital, doctors can treat even the most difficult heart rhythm problems. Using all the resources available in our diagnostic center, doctors can determine the nature and severtity of an abnormal heart rhythm. Many heart rhythm problems require no treatment or can be handled by correcting underlying conditions. More serious conditions, however, may need more advanced treatments.
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Cardiac Surgery

Skilled cardiac surgeons perform a wide range of cardiovascular procedures — including innovative coronary artery bypass surgery, other revascularization procedures and valve repairs and replacements — to help patients with advanced heart disease.
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DVT is the formation of a blood clot in a deep vein (a vein deep inside the body), and commonly affects the lower leg, thigh or pelvis.
Peripheral arterial disease (PAD), also known as peripheral vascular disease (PVD), is a very common condition affecting 10 million Americans and 12 to 20 percent of Americans age 65 and older each year.
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Transradial
Cardiac Catheterization

GW Hospital cardiologists are masters in transradial cardiac catheterization.

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TAVR
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement

A catheter delivered aortic heart valve replacement.

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The George Washington University Hospital is owned and operated by a subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc.(UHS), a King of Prussia, PA-based company, that is one of the largest healthcare management companies in the nation.          

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