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DISEASE PROCESSES

 

Dr. Lees

Cardiovascular Diseases
Coronary Artery Disease
Mitral Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Disease
Endocarditis ( infected valve )
Aneurysms of the Ventricle
Aneurysms of the Aorta
Peripheral Artery Disease ( PAD )
Atrial Fibrillation and other Arrhythmias
Carotid Stenosis

SYMPTOMS THAT REQUIRE ASSESSMENT AND INTERVENTION

 

Angina Pectoris (Chest pain )
Exertional Dyspnea ( Shortness of breath with exercise )
TIA ( mini stroke )
Tachycardia, Palpitation ( Rapid pounding heart beat )
Intermittent Claudication ( muscle cramps with exercise, usually in legs )
Abdominal pain or swelling ( Aneurysm )
Cold or pain in toes ( PAD )
Hypertension
Hypercholesterolemia

 

PROCEDURES

 

Non invasive Doppler testing for cardiovascular disease in the office

Surgical Procedures:
Coronary Bypass,minimally invasive, with Internal Thoracic and Radial Arteries
Transmyocardial Laser Revascularization ( TMR )
Mitral Valve Repair with Cosgrove, Carpentier and other ring devices
Aortic Valve repair and Replacement (Percutaneous minimally invasive ,developing )
Mitral Valve Replacement when necessary
Ablation procedures with Radiofrequency energy source for Atrial Fibrillation
Surgical treatment of Carotid and other arteries
Surgical treatment of Aneurysms

 



Video about Heart Surgery

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Dr. Lees discusses patient centered comprehensive cardiac care, detection of symptoms, diagnosis, intervention and his complete commitment to patient care.

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