At Cape Fear Heart Associates, we take care of your heart in every way we can.
Our heart specialists collaborate to provide the best possible care and work closely with the doctor who refers you to make sure everyone is on the same page. You are at the center of the care we provide, and we make sure you understand your condition and the treatment plan we recommend.
Exams & Tests
Our doctors are experienced in diagnosing heart problems and use techniques and equipment that will help give a more complete picture of what is happening with your heart. These tests include:
- Cardiac stress test
- Carotid and vascular ultrasound
- Nuclear stress test
- Stress echocardiogram
- Tilt table exam
Our heart specialists excel at treating heart conditions with the most advanced, minimally invasive procedures in state-of-the-art facilities. These procedures and treatments include:
- Coronary angioplasty
- Coronary atherectomy
- Coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG)
- EECP (enhanced external counter pulsation)
- Heart arrhythmia treatment/electrophysiology
- Endovascular aortic aneurysm repair
- Interventional cardiology treatments
We provide ongoing care to help make sure you remain as healthy as possible. We check your heart devices and offer other specialty clinics for common conditions:
- Congestive heart failure clinic
- Valve clinic
- LVAD (left ventricular assist device) clinic
The Coumadin Clinic, located in the NHRMC Heart Center – Outpatient Services building, provides care to CFHA patients. Here, one of our RNs will check your blood, and discuss any dietary changes, bleeding problems, or missed Coumadin dosages. A cardiologist reviews your information after each visit.
We also provide education, including a congestive heart failure education series, to help you and your family members learn how to optimize your health.