Lake City Medical Center and your physicians are partners in the fight against heart disease. We offer state-of-the-art Cardiac Catheterization and Non-Invasive Cardiovascular Testing areas, staffed with highly experienced technologists and nurses. Our team of professionals performs over 1000 procedures each year.
Our Diagnostic Services
- Stress Testing
- Cardiac catheterization
- Peripheral vascular angiography
- Renal angiography
Non-Invasive Cardiac Testing
Lake City Medical Center offers a variety of non-invasive cardiology procedures that are often the first step in diagnosing a possible problem in the cardiovascular system.
- Treadmill Stress Tests - While walking on a treadmill the patient's heart is monitored to diagnose any potential problems.
- Echocardiograms - an ultrasound of the heart, allowing the cardiologist to assess the functions of the heart and chest.
- Electrocardiogram Monitoring - The rhythm of the heart is monitored for 24 to 48 hours to detect any problems which may require a pacemaker or medications.
Our Cardiac Catheterization lab, equipped with a specialized state-of-the-art imaging system, allows for excellent visualization of the blood vessels of the heart. During catheterization x-ray dye is injected into the coronary arteries to detect any blockages which may be present. This same procedure applies to peripheral vascular and renal angiography.
The most critical factor in the treatment of an impending heart attack is getting help fast! If you are suffering from centralized chest discomfort or suspect that you are suffering a heart attack, do not hesitate to seek help. Call 911 immediately. Click here for heart attack warning signs.
Education & Screening
Health screenings in the community help to identify those individuals that may be at risk for a certain diagnosis or disease. View the Health Library.