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Heart Conditions We Treat

Trust the UHS Heart & Vascular Institute to provide you with your best treatment options for hypertension, cardiovascular disease, heart failure, arrhythmia and more.

General Heart Conditions

Our New York cardiologists and members of the cardiac care team offer treatment for conditions such as:

  • Angina (chest pain)
  • High blood pressure
  • Heart failure
  • Arrhythmia including atrial fibrillation
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Myocarditis and endocarditis
  • Cardiac arrest 
  • Heart attack
  • Structural heart and valve disease
  • Other heart and cardiovascular disease – Umbrella term that describes a range of conditions that involve damage to the heart itself of its major blood vessels

Find expert care of structural, vascular, and valvular heart conditions at UHS, including:

Abdominal aortic aneurysm Weakened or bulging portion of your aortic artery in your abdomen
Aortic valve stenosis Narrowing of your aortic valve that causes your heart to work harder to pump blood throughout your body
Atherosclerosis Hardened, narrowed arteries due to plaque buildup
Blue toe syndrome Foot pain and bluish color to your feet caused by a blockage in the small blood vessels in your foot
Blood clots  
Carotid artery stenosis Narrowing of the arteries that supply blood and oxygen to the brain
Cerebrovascular disease  Reduction in blood flow to the brain, usually from hypertension or atherosclerosis
Clotting disorders Inability to form blood clots and stop blood flow, such as after an injury
Collagen vascular disease Inflammation of your joints and arteries caused by an autoimmune condition
Coronary artery disease Narrowed pathways and decreased blood flow in your heart’s major blood vessels due to plaque deposits and inflammation
Deep vein thrombosis Blood clot in your deep veins—usually the legs—that can cause pain or swelling
Diabetic foot problems Poor circulation and blood flow in your feet
Heart valve disease Damage to one of the four flaps that regulate blood flow through your heart and body
High blood pressure (hypertension)  
Lymphedema Swelling in your limbs due to a blockage in the vessels that carry fluid away from your tissue
Mesenteric ischemia Damage to your intestines caused by a lack of proper blood supply
Mitral valve regurgitation Improper closing of the mitral valve that prevents your heart from properly pumping blood out of your heart
Mitral valve stenosis Narrowing of your mitral valve that blocks blood flow to the main chamber of your heart
Peripheral vascular disease Narrowing of the blood vessels below your stomach that causes poor circulation to your lower organs and extremities
Portal hypertension Increased pressure in the veins that carry blood from the stomach, intestine, spleen, and pancreas to the liver
Pulmonary valve stenosis A deformity on or near your pulmonary heart valve that slows blood flow from the heart to the lungs; usually present at birth
Renal artery stenosis Narrowing of the arteries that carry blood to the kidneys
Spider veins Mild form of varicose veins
Thoracic outlet syndrome Damage to the nerves or blood vessels in the lower neck
Varicose veins Enlarged, swollen veins caused by increased blood pressure in certain areas of your body
Vascular disease Type of heart disease that affects the blood vessels

Expert Heart & Vascular Care Close to Home

Find exceptional New York treatment for hypertension, cardiovascular disease, and more services throughout the UHS area. Services and treatments may vary by location. Your doctor will refer you to the location that best suits your care needs.

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