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Treating Your Heart Condition

We provide innovative and comprehensive care plans for your heart condition.

Whether you require care for a sudden or ongoing heart problem, or need expert symptom management, we partner with you to provide treatments and services that keep you at your best. That may even include access to groundbreaking clinical trials in cardiac care, including congestive heart failure, cardiogenic shock, atrial fibrillation, aortic and mitral valve disease or hypertension.

Your care plan will be personalized to your needs and may include:

Working closely with our clinical partner, Tufts Medical Center (one of the nation’s leaders in heart transplants), we connect patients with the most advanced cardiovascular care, including:

  • aneurysm repair
  • bypass surgery
  • congenital cardiothoracic surgery
  • heart transplant
  • heart valve replacement
  • hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
  • minimally invasive surgery
  • robotic-assisted cardiovascular surgery
  • trans-catheter aortic valve replacement program

MelroseWakefield Cardiovascular Center provides convenient access to heart treatments and diagnostic heart procedures in Melrose, Everett, Medford, Wakefield and other northern Boston suburbs.

State-of-the-art Lifesaving Technology

Implantable Heart Pump

The Impella® is a tiny implantable pump inserted minimally invasively into the chest with a catheter, through the femoral artery of the groin and into the heart’s pumping chamber. It pumps for the heart so it can rest and recover from the cardiac event.

Intravascular Ultrasound Imaging

We have the latest in coronary artery imaging technology in its cardiac catheterization lab including intravascular ultrasound, known as IVUS, which is a catheter-based diagnostic procedure used to view the inside of a coronary artery. IVUS provides a real-time view of your heart, atheroma, and arteries and shows the entire artery wall to provide important information about the amount and type of plaque buildup, which can help determine if you are at risk for heart attack.

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