Coronary Angiography / Angioplasty
If deemed necessary our physicians work in conjunction with Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center to perform Coronary Angiography / Angioplasty. This procedure is used to open up an occluded Coronary Artery and restore blood flow to the deprived area.
Cardiac Pacemaker Implantation
Sometimes the need arises for a Pacemaker or Automated Internal Cardiac Defibrillator (AICD). Our Physicians can diagnose this need, and do the implantation and after-care right here in Idaho Falls.
At Idaho Hearts in-house Lab we can draw blood for labs ordered by the physicians. Patients can also be monitored for appropriate anticoagulation with their Coumadin/Warfarin therapy, getting their blood drawn and instructions for continued dosing all in one place.
Holter Monitors and Event Monitors are place in house to facilitate monitoring of heart rhythm to evaluate for arrhythmias. The monitors are then interpreted by our physicians and a care plan is put in to action.
Idaho Heart has on site Echocardiography. With an in-house Echo cardiographer an Ultrasound of the heart can be completed conveniently in conjunction with your office visit. Together with Nuclear Medicine, Stress Echo's are also done in house.
Cardiac Stress Test
At Idaho Heart, Exercise Treadmill Test's, as well as Nuclear Medicine Stress Tests are completed on site. Our trained staff can perform cardiac stress testing in a safe environment with a Physician nearby. The Nuclear Cardiology department was the 1st accredited facility in the state of Idaho to perform nuclear stress testing. The IAC (Intersocietal Accreditation Committee) holds us to the highest standards of the accreditation body. You can be assured that the Nuclear Cardiology Technologist is highly trained and has the skill level that meets and exceeds the standards set forth by the accreditation body.
Several venous and arterial studies can be completed right here at Idaho Heart Institue. From blood flow in the legs, to subclavian flow we can evaluate for abnormalities and formulate an appropriate plan of care.