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Treatment Options

Interventional Procedures

Surgical Procedures

Riverside Medical Center offers surgical options to repair the blood vessels and flow of blood in the neck, chest, arms, abdomen and legs including treatment for peripheral vascular disease, aneurysms, aortic dissection, peripheral arterial disease and varicose veins.

Robotic-Assisted Heart Surgery

Mitral Valve Repair - • The mitral valve is a complex structure that controls blood flow through the left side of the heart. When open, the mitral valve allows blood to flow into the heart’s main pumping chamber, the left ventricle. When the left ventricle contracts to push blood through the body, the mitral valve closes to prevent blood from flowing back toward the lungs.

Surgical repair involves delicate reconstruction of native valve tissues to restore proper function. The most common approach to repair requires the surgeon to saw open the breastbone and spread the ribs to gain direct access to the heart.

If your doctor recommends surgical repair, you may be a candidate for a less invasive surgical procedure called da Vinci® Mitral Valve Repair (da Vinci MVR). This procedure uses a state-of-the-art surgical system designed to help your surgeon see vital anatomical structures more clearly and to perform a more precise operation.

Rehabilitation

Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation - The Riverside Heart & Vascular Institute offers a comprehensive cardiopulmonary rehabilitation program to help heart patients return to an active lifestyle following a heart attack, stent placement or heart surgery. Combining both exercise and education, patients are cared for in a coordinated effort between all rehab areas to decide which service would best suit the individual needs of the patient from inpatient and in-home to outpatient and transitioning to Riverside Health Fitness Center.

Our Cardiopulmonary Rehab program is certified through AACVPR (American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation). We are dedicated to ensuring our patients receive the highest quality of care. Our Cardiac Rehab program is designed to assist in making lifestyle changes to enhance one's quality of life and prevent future cardiac events.

For more information about the Riverside Heart & Vascular Institute Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Program, please call 815-935-3271.