Coronary heart disease or CHD occurs when the arteries that supply blood to the heart muscle become hardened and narrowed.
According to the national heart, lung and blood institute (NHLB), heart disease is the number one killer of both men and women in the U.S. Nearly half a million Americans die of a heart attack or cardiac arrest each year.
Cardiac risk factors include:
Midland Memorial Hospital provides your community with the best technology and standard in cardiac care, while being close to home. The hospital's high standard of heart care has resulted in recognition by the American Heart Association by presenting gold awards to Midland Memorial Hospital over the past few years.
The Heart Institute at Midland Memorial provides a range of diagnostic and treatment services for heart disease which include:
-open heart surgery
-coronary stent placement
-and cardiac calcium scoring
To find out more about the heart institute at Midland Memorial Hospital, log onto www.Midland-memorial.Com