Heart and Vascular Progressive Care Unit
- Aneurysm repairs
- Arterial endarterectomies
- Peripheral vascular occlusive disease of the extremities
Bypass grafting for limb salvage and percutaneous transluminal angioplasty is performed in addition to various medical treatment options
The unit also cares for patients from the following services:
- Medical cardiology
- Cardiac and thoracic surgery
- Heart failure
Typical Services, Treatments and Procedures
The HVC Progressive Unit provides quality care to all its patient populations through a collaborative, interdisciplinary approach. Comprehensive, professional patient care is provided during the inpatient stay, followed by personalized discharge planning to meet outpatient needs.
The unit provides care for specific patient populations needing arterial blood pressure monitoring or cardiac monitoring (i.e. post-operative carotid endarterectomy, carotid stent, endovascular AAA repair) in addition to other surgical care.
The unit supports the hospital's educational mission by acting as a clinical site for nursing, pharmacy and medical students. The attending physicians oversee resident physicians who provide coverage of all patients admitted to the various services of the unit.