Is it heartburn or is it your heart?
Check with the region’s only Chest Pain Center
pain and other symptoms of heart attack are nothing to take lightly. People who
are experiencing chest pain or other symptoms need a fully accredited Chest
Pain Center to evaluate them and recommend treatment. Our heart experts will be
very happy to tell you that you have heartburn. However, if your pain is caused
by your heart you need treatment today and we can help, today.
- Lawrence General is the only accredited Chest Pain Center in the valley—that means we have the skills, services, and technology to serve your family, whether it’s an emergency or more routine cardiac care.
- We are the only hospital in New England accredited for excellence in cardiac catheterization and coronary intervention by Accreditation for Cardiovascular Excellence (ACE) for ensuring the highest quality standards for cardiovascular and endovascular care.
- Lawrence General is the only community hospital in the Merrimac Valley with the skills to use the Impella (left ventricular device) that is life-saving in a cardiac emergency.
- Our innovative Pulmonary Embolism Response Team is trained to quickly respond to this deadly condition involving a blood clot in the lung.
- In addition, our Cardiovascular Center is clinically affiliated with the CardioVascular Institute at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, providing our patients with the clinical expertise of Beth Israel Deaconess cardiologists and cardiac surgeons when needed.
Cardiac Care Services
Lawrence General Hospital’s Cardiovascular Center has what you need to survive and thrive after a heart attack, and to manage coronary artery disease and the vascular disease that often goes along with it At Lawrence General, our experienced and highly trained cardiac care team provides a full spectrum of cardiac care services, including:
Coronary Artery Disease Risk Assessment
Coronary artery disease (CAD) occurs when the coronary arteries, or the arteries that bring blood to the heart muscle, become hardened and narrowed. CAD is the most common type of heart disease. It is the leading cause of death in the U.S. in both men and women. Other names for CAD are coronary heart disease (CHD), heart disease, and ischemic heart disease. Click here to take the coronary artery disease risk assessment.
What do you know about heart disease risk?
Knowing what causes heart disease and how you can prevent it can help you live a longer, healthier life. Click here to take our quiz to find out more about reducing your risk of heart disease.
For more information on our Cardiovascular Center, please call 978-683-4000, ext. 2760.