At AdventHealth Central Texas, formerly Metroplex Adventist Hospital, our teams of hospital care experts in Killeen, Texas, are dedicated to helping you enjoy a fuller, healthier life. Through education and preventative care, you'll begin to understand your heart condition and ways to reduce your risk of heart problems in the future. Our cardiologists provide cardiac health care in South Austin and the surrounding communities, and offer care for all forms of cardiovascular disease. If you're looking for a way to get to AdventHealth Central Texas, it's located at 2201 South Clear Creek Road Killeen, TX 76549. Additionally, AdventHealth Central Texas offers scholarships for high school seniors pursuing a career in human health services.
Obesity is a major risk factor for many heart conditions, including heart disease, strokes, atrial fibrillation, congestive heart failure, and more. To help patients manage their heart health, the clinic offers both in-person visits with specialized clinical staff and home monitoring systems. Cardiologists provide a range of procedures that include preventive cardiology, non-invasive cardiology, complex coronary artery intervention, heart valve disease and intervention, structural heart disease and intervention, congestive heart failure, peripheral disease and interventions, pulmonary heart disease and venous ablations. The specialists at AdventHealth Central Texas are also here to help you manage peripheral artery disease and avoid complications such as critical limb ischemia.
It's important to remember that the calcium score only estimates the risk of heart disease or heart attack. Cardiology is the medical treatment of the heart and of parts of the circulatory system in relation to the heart. If you've been diagnosed with a cardiovascular condition or have a history of heart attack, stroke, or other cardiovascular events, you may need additional tests more frequently. At AdventHealth Central Texas, our expert care team is here to help you enjoy the benefits of better health.
In a study conducted mainly on African-Americans with heart failure or left ventricular hypertrophy, people with heart failure shared many abnormalities of systolic, diastolic, and vascular functions with patients with left ventricular hypertrophy who did not fail but had accentuated left ventricular hypertrophy and dilation or insufficiency of the left atrium.