Heart and Vascular Services

Heart and Vascular



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Heart and Vascular Center
3106 NW Arlington
Lawton, Oklahoma  73505
580.250.4278

MMG Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery
3201 West Gore Boulevard, Suite G2
Lawton, Oklahoma  73505
580.357.4339

Ambulance Services
580.585.5555

 

CardiacCatheterization

Why is Catheterization Important?

Cardiac catheterization provides more accurate and detailed information about how well your heart is working than do other diagnostic tests.

Preparing for Catheterization

Is Catheterization Safe?
How To Prepare?

What is Cardiac Catheterization?

Cardiac catheterization is a procedure that allows doctors to determine how well your heart is pumping. A long, thin, flexible tube, called a catheter, is inserted into the body via a blood vessel and directed toward the heart.

What Happens Next?

  • Medications
  • Coronary Angioplasty
  • Heart Surgery
  • Changes in Your Lifestyle:
    • Quit smoking
    • Begin and enjoy a low fat diet
    • Lose excess weight
    • Exercise regularly
    • Keep your blood pressure under control