What Vasa Park Residents should know about the Risks Of Coronary Angioplasty

A coronary angioplasty is a procedure performed by re-opening or enlarging blocked blood vessels to improve blood flow in the arteries of the heart.  Even though complications are rare with the common medical procedure – coronary angioplasty, they could include the following: 

  • Blood clots
  • Heart attack
  • Stroke
  • Abnormal heart rhythms
  • Bleeding
  • Allergic reaction to contrast dye

People over the age of 65, individuals with chronic kidney disease, or extensive heart disease and blockages in their coronary arteries face a higher risk of complications.

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Cardio and Nutrition Fueled Activities in Vasa Park

Vasa Park is a small unincorporated community, built in the 1920’s with plenty of options to stay heart healthy.  Explore local gyms and fitness studios such as Retro Fitness, Fit4Mom, the 24-House Gym, or Mount Olive Badminton Club.  Find vegetarian options at Bubbakoo’s Burritos and walk the grounds of Vasa Park and Budd Lake or take a swim in the community pool.

Contact Advance Cardiology & Primary Care LLC

 We look forward to meeting with you and helping you have the best heart health possible.  Choose from one of our three convenient locations to setup an appointment with one of our specialists!