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Some of the signs of a heart attack include:

Chest pressure or pain that may come and go. Upper body pain (shoulders, arms, neck, back jaw or teeth) and/or shortness of breath.

Complete Heart and Vascular Care

When you need expert heart and vascular care, look to ProHealth Care for outstanding care and the latest technology. Our experienced specialists and staff perform even the most advanced cardiac procedures with amazing precision.

Life-saving heart attack care

Timely treatment is critical for anyone experiencing the symptoms of a heart attack. Your 911 call to an emergency medical team triggers a well-choreographed response. Local emergency medical service teams communicate vital signs and EKG information from the ambulance so our emergency physicians and specialists at Oconomowoc and Waukesha Memorial Hospitals are ready to respond before you arrive. Within minutes, the team will determine next steps in your care, often ushering you to the catheterization lab.

Highly specialized cath labs

Our investment in the latest technology, paired with skilled heart specialists, produces the best possible outcomes. Between Oconomowoc and Waukesha Memorial Hospitals, we operate five cardiac catheterization laboratories 24 hours a day to perform angioplasty, stent placements and advanced electrophysiology procedures. All-digital cath labs decrease radiation exposure and allow our physicians to see precise, high-resolution details during your procedure.

Advanced heart surgery

Waukesha Memorial Hospital offers many cardiovascular surgery procedures: Off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery, traditional heart bypass surgery, valve replacements and repair, minimally invasive heart surgery, advanced atrial fibrillation surgery and other heart procedures.

Managing your heart’s rhythm

If your heart beats too slowly, irregularly or rapidly, our electrophysiology services can help. In a specialized lab, our electrophysiologists study your heart’s electrical system to discover irregular heartbeats, called arrhythmias. We offer the latest proven treatments to correct abnormal heartbeats or minimize their risk.

Other comprehensive services include:

• Peripheral vascular disease evaluation and treatment

• Advanced heart imaging

• Stress testing, EKGs, echocardiograms and Holter monitoring

• Cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation

Heart failure management clinic

• External counterpulsation (ECP) therapy

• CT heart screenings

• Access to national cardiovascular research studies

Teamwork from our top physicians

Turn to our team of cardiologists, surgeons, vascular specialists and radiologists for expertise in heart and vascular matters. They will work together to treat your emergencies, diagnose your condition and provide ongoing care to help you live an active life. ProHealth Care’s team also participates in cardiovascular research and clinical trials to find innovative treatment solutions and help uncover the causes of heart disease.

Prevention is key

From screenings and classes to fitness and lifestyle improvement, ProHealth Care offers the resources you need to lower your risk of heart disease. Our heart failure management program helps you gain the life tools you need to manage your condition and live your life to the fullest.

ProHealth Care also offers a $99 CT heart scan that can aid in the early detection of heart disease. This quick and painless scan surveys your entire heart, revealing calcium buildup in your coronary arteries. Calcium buildup may indicate a higher risk for heart disease or heart attack. The scans are performed using a specialized low-dose radiation technique. See if this scan is right for you.

Leader in heart surgeries — Waukesha Memorial Hospital

Waukesha Memorial Hospital has long been a leader in performing beating heart surgeries in the metro Milwaukee area

 

When experience counts — Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital

Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital is one of only a few heart hospitals its size offering on-site angioplasty, the preferred first line of lifesaving treatment when a heart attack strikes.

 


information For more information or to learn more about ProHealth Care's heart and vascular services, please call 262-928-2330.