Heart Care at Methodist Charlton Medical Center
At Methodist Charlton Medical Center, we’re proud to have available the only full-service interventional cardiology services in southwest Dallas County.
Our two cardiac catheterization labs feature a leading-edge, all-digital cardiovascular imaging system and help expand the range of advanced cardiac diagnostic, treatment, and rehabilitation services available at Methodist Charlton.
Diagnostic and interventional cardiology services
Diagnostic and interventional cardiology services available at Methodist Charlton Medical Center include:
All beds at Methodist Charlton are dedicated to telemetry for heart monitoring. With the completion of the hospital expansion and the opening of the new bed tower at Methodist Charlton, an operating room especially designed for heart surgery is part of the new surgery suite.
STEMI (ST-segment elevated myocardial infarction) program
The STEMI (ST-segment elevated myocardial infarction) programat Methodist Charlton saves time and lives of heart attack patients. Emergency medical services (EMS) electronically sends an EKG to a physician in the emergency department who can confirm if the patient is experiencing a heart attack and activate the cardiac catheterization lab team before the patient arrives in the hospital, saving precious minutes. Methodist Charlton averages a door-to-balloon (D2B) time of 57 minutes, compared to the national benchmark of 90 minutes, and a SOAR rate (Symptom Onset to Arterial Reperfusion) that is among the top 5 percent of hospitals in Dallas County.
Cardiac Care Recognition
Texas law prohibits hospitals from practicing medicine. The physicians on the Methodist Health System medical staff, are independent practitioners who are not employees or agents of Methodist Health System or any of its affiliated hospitals.
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