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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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Healthy Heart Program - Cardiac Rehab

The Healthy Heart 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.

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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 Surgery

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

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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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Heart Rhythm Services

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

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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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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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Support Services

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

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Heart & Lung News

St. Paul’s Hospital to launch Mediterranean diet course for the public

St. Paul’s Hospital is making plans to train hundreds, if not thousands, of people to eat according to the principles of the life-saving Mediterranean diet.

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Even mild stenosis linked to death in diabetes (St. Paul's Hospital)

An observational study showed that even modest coronary plaque causing no symptoms has a long-term impact on mortality and heart disease in diabetes.

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