Structural Heart Treatments

Northeast Georgia Medical Center offers a wide range of treatments for structural heart problems, including congenital heart defects and valve conditions. These minimally-invasive procedures are performed in a cardiac cath lab and can offer an alternative to open heart surgery.

Alcohol Septal Ablation

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy affects one in 500 Americans. Alcohol septal ablation can help.
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Atrial Septal Defect (ASD) and Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) Closures

Atrial Septal Defects and Patent Forman Ovales are both types of holes in the heart, but are caused by two different conditions.
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MitraClip Procedure

Mitral valve regurgitation is a common heart disorder that occurs when the mitral valve doesn’t close properly. The MitraClip procedure offers a minimally-invasive treatment option.
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Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)

This treatment uses a minimally-invasive approach to replace a diseased heart valve.
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WATCHMAN

More than 2.7 million Americans have been diagnosed with atrial fibrillation, which is often called AFib. The condition occurs when the upper chambers of the heart—called the atria—beat irregularly, which disrupts blood flow in the heart. One of its side effects is an increased risk of stroke. Treatment has traditionally included lifelong blood-thinning medication therapy that carries side effects of its own, but a new device, called the WATCHMAN, offers an alternative.
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Connect with us today!

Are ready to talk with a member of Northeast Georgia Medical Center’s Heart & Vascular Services department? Here are three ways you can get started:

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Choose a doctor from our expert Heart Failure team.

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Call 770-219-5416 to ask a question about our program.

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Connect with us using our short online form.