Understanding What Cardiovascular Care Is

Posted on: August 16, 2018

Cardiovascular care is a specialized type of healthcare. This healthcare is offered to those patients who may have an issue with their cardiovascular system, which includes the heart, lungs, blood veins and vessels of the body. These systems work together, and sometimes when things are not working correctly, a specialist has to be seen to correct the issue. This type of care is offered in our office.

What is cardiovascular care?

This type of care works on helping the cardiovascular system of the body. It is offered by a specialist, rather than by a primary care physician, and may involve taking medication or even surgery.

Proper care can increase and improve the quality of life for many patients. Regardless of the cardiovascular condition, each patient is provided with a specific care plan that focuses on their unique issue. This type of care can consist of different types of treatment plans, and more than one specialist may be involved.

Types of treatment plans offered

There are different types of treatment plans offered with cardiovascular care. Depending on the specific condition a patient has, the treatment will vary. Every patient will need to speak with a specialist in our office to find out what their specific plan of treatment is. Here are various treatment plans and procedures that are offered:

  • Stents
  • Surgeries
  • Medications
  • Lifestyle changes
  • Diet changes
  • Ablations
  • Pacemakers
  • Diagnostic tools
  • Exercise plans
  • Therapy

Who should see a cardiovascular specialist?

Those who have a heart condition should see a specialist for help. Cardiovascular conditions that patients would see a specialist for include:

  • Heart disease
  • Heart conditions
  • Blocked arteries
  • Issues with veins
  • Lung issues
  • Cardiovascular disease

Innovative technologies are improving cardiovascular care

With changes in the medical field, there are many new technological advances that are making it easier for specialists to treat patients. Some of these advancements have been focused on improving the imaging and diagnostic tools that make it possible to detect a heart condition, while others are focused on treating heart disease. Thanks to the advancements, patients are able to live longer and healthier lives. Knowing this, patients who are worried about their heart should see a specialist to learn about these new treatment options. 

Speak with a specialist

It may be necessary to get a referral from a primary care physician. We encourage patients to do so or to call our office directly to schedule an appointment.

Once here, we will conduct an examination and run various tests. This will allow us to make an accurate and thorough diagnosis. Our goal is to learn as much as we can about a patient so we can treat them and improve the outcome of that treatment. As such, what we recommend will depend on the diagnosis given. 

Contact us today

Call (281) 890-4886 today to reach Cyfair Cardiology.