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Heart Centre

A unique resource in the province, the Providence Health Care Heart Centre at St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver provides complete care for British Columbians with all kinds of heart disease.

The services include heart disease prevention and reversal, a variety of diagnostic services and of course, a full spectrum of treatment and care, including surgery, transplants and rehabilitation. 

Heart Tests

Before treatment for your heart problem begins, you may need some tests to give us more information about your heart condition. At the Heart Centre we use state-of-the-art equipment to get this information.

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Cardiac Rehab + Disease Prevention

The Cardiac Rehab Program is dedicated to reducing risks for heart and blood vessel diseases. This includes maintaining and improving the heart health of the people of British Columbia.  The Prevention Clinic is dedicated to preventing heart and blood vessel diseases as well as diabetes.

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Angiograms + Angioplasty

Angiograms and PCI (Percutaneous Coronary Intervention) are performed in the Cardiac Catheterization Labs by a team of physicians, nurses and allied health professionals. 

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Heart Failure + Transplant

The Heart Failure and Transplant Programs look after people who have heart failure who have been referred either for help with finding out about and treating heart failure or assessment for heart transplant and care after the transplant.

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Heart Rhythm Services

The Heart Rhythm Program provides specialist care and follow-up services to patients with heart rhythm disorders.

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Congenital Heart Disease

The Pacific Adult Congenital Heart (PACH) Clinic provides care for adults with congenital heart disease. The Heritable Aortopathies clinic (HAC) provides assessments, care and follow up for people with a wide range of genetic disorders that stretch or weaken the aorta.

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Heart Valve Procedures

The Centre for Heart Valve Innovation. 

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Cardiac Obstetrics

The Cardiac Obstetric Clinic provides care to women who are at risk of developing heart complications during pregnancy.

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Support Services

St. Paul’s Heart Centre has psychologists and social workers who offer individual and group services.

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Heart Surgery

Over 1100 heart surgery procedures are performed every year at St Paul’s Hospital.

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Heart & Lung News

New SFU prof will research causes and prevention of chronic disease ‘epidemic’ among B.C. First Nations (Dr. Andrew Ignaszewski, St. Paul's Hospital)

Grand Chief Edward John says it was his 1998 heart attack that sowed the seeds of a new program at St. Paul’s Hospital that will focus on the cardiac health of B.C. First Nations residents.

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Groundbreaking Chair will help promote First Nations’ health (St. Paul's Hospital)

Simon Fraser University made strides this week in advancing its twin goals of supporting Aboriginal peoples and of being a leader in research mobilization.

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