Treatments & Procedures
Our doctors and specialists at Saint Francis Hospital-Memphis are dedicated to providing you with individualized treatment and rehabilitation plans to help you achieve heart health. Below are common treatments for cardiac conditions that we may see at Saint Francis.
An angioplasty is a procedure that uses a balloon to widen narrowed arteries.
Artificial Heart Valve Surgery
Artificial heart valve surgery involves replacing an abnormal or diseased heart valve with an artificial one.
An atherectomy is a procedure in which excess plaque is cut from an artery using a rotating shaver.
Bypass surgery involves creating alternative paths for blood flow to the heart using arteries and veins from other parts of the body.
Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery
Minimally invasive heart surgery is performed through small incisions as an alternative to open heart surgery.
Radiofrequency ablation is a procedure in which an electrode is used to burn small amounts of heart muscle. This treats excessively rapid and irregular beating.
A stent procedure involves installing a wire mesh tube into a narrowed coronary artery to keep it open. It is often used in conjunction with an angioplasty procedure.
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