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Cardiac Rehabilitation Week

National Cardiac Rehabilitation Week is February 14-20. Join us to celebrate the life-saving impact of cardiac rehabilitation. Cardiac rehab plays an important role in reducing the potentially devastating effects of heart disease and improving quality of life for patients and their families. Cardiac rehab combines exercise training, proper nutrition, and education to help those with …

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Heart Month

February is American Heart Month

In the United States a heart attack is occurring every 49 seconds. According to the CDC, heart disease remains the leading cause of death in the United States for both men and women totaling over 655,000 lives lost each year.

Men, more so than women may have no symptoms with a “silent” heart attack. Many will …

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CSSMCW Reaches 1,000th Cardiac Catheterization Milestone

On September 22, 2020, the Cardiac Catheterization Lab at Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber (CSSMCW) reached an exciting milestone, completing its 1,000th cardiac catheterization, including more than 250 cardiac interventions.

A cardiac catheterization is a procedure that allows the physician to directly visualize the arteries of the heart in order to diagnose life threatening blockages …

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