Has Your Doctor Recommended the Watchman Device?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: September 9, 2022

If you have atrial fibrillation without a heart valve issue, then the Watchman Device may be right for you. It can reduce the risk of stroke in people with this condition. According to the American Heart Association, people with AFib are five times more prone to experiencing a stroke than those with a normal heartbeat.

Have You Been Diagnosed with Aortic Stenosis?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: September 5, 2022

Aortic stenosis is a specific type of heart disease that hampers the heart’s ability to pump enough blood. It can prevent it from properly supplying oxygen to the body. Aortic stenosis is a condition that affects the opening of the aortic heart valve. This vascular disease occurs when the body’s main artery has sustained damage.

Interventional Cardiology in Tampa, Florida

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: July 12, 2022

Interventional Cardiology When it comes to matters of the heart, on a physical level, treatments can seem overwhelming and even frightening. Receiving a diagnosis that requires further evaluation and treatment doesn’t need to be scary. At Tampa Cardio, we are here to walk you through everything one step at a time. The prevalent treatment commonly

The Watchmen Device – As Reported on by Tampa Cardiovascular Associates

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: February 7, 2022

Do you have atrial fibrillation? Patients who suffer from atrial fibrillation have an electrical issue within the heart muscle itself in the upper chambers of the heart. When the heart is beating too rapidly it is fibrillating. This does not allow it to pump blood effectively. That blood can then coagulate, form blood clots in

The Pros and Cons of Coronary Angioplasty

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: January 1, 2020

If you have been told by your cardiologist that you need a coronary angioplasty you may be a bit freaked out. Any procedures to do directly with the heart can send people into a state of anxiety. But the important thing to know is that you are in great expert hands with the physicians of

Heart to Heart – Tampa Cardiovascular Associates Cares About It’s Patients

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: August 30, 2019

When it comes to choosing a cardiologist you want to decide carefully. You are placing the most precious part of you in their hands so there needs to be a high level of trust. Tampa Cardio has been around since 2006 and has helped thousands of patients in the Tampa Bay Florida area. We pride

Meet the Doctors of Tampa Cardiovascular Associates

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: February 25, 2019

When it comes to choosing a doctor it’s important you find someone you feel like you can talk with and relate to. Your heart is the very core of your being. Keeping it healthy is vital. That is why Tampa Cardiovascular associates were formed.  Our physicians are committed to providing the very best treatments, care,

Worried About Scarring? Choose Non Invasive Cardiology

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: January 23, 2019

When it comes to heart surgery of any kind many people are concerned that it will leave a visible scar. At Tampa Cardiovascular Associates we use a branch of interventional cardiology which focuses on specialized catheter-based forms of treatment. The benefits are not only a lack of a visible outer scar but also far less

Living With a Pacemaker

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: October 29, 2018

While having a pacemaker can save your life, it can also drastically alter your lifestyle. While pacemakers were designed to assist your heartbeat in order to help control the rhythm, typically doing so in a way that is almost entirely unnoticeable by the patient, it is important to remember that a pacemaker is still just

Aortic Stenosis – Getting to the heart of the matter

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: October 28, 2015

Aortic Stenosis is a narrowing of the aortic heart valve opening. The aorta is the main artery in the body and vital in delivering oxygen rich blood to the entire system. The narrowing is usually caused by age related calcification but can also be attributed to birth defects, radiation therapy or a bout with rheumatic