Adventist Health Castle | Windward Health | Spring 2021
4 | WINDWARD HEALTH Heart care Heart disease remains the leading cause of death for adults in the United States, accounting for more than 655,000 lives lost each year. With advanced technology and a team of highly trained doctors and clinical staff, Adventist Health Castle provides the Windward O‘ahu community with a comprehensive continuum of cardiac care, from emergency services to diagnostics and treatment, open-heart surgery and other cardiovascular procedures. when minutes matter State-of-the-heart facilities You may know that our hospital is ready to respond when signs of a heart attack arrive, but did you know that Castle has a comprehensive heart surgery program? We offer state-of- the-art surgical solutions for patients requiring treatment for heart and heart valves, coronary arteries and other major vessels. Three specialized facilities house advanced diagnostic and treatment equipment to support these services. The cardiac catheterization lab is a specialized room where cardiologists perform minimally invasive tests and procedures to diagnose and treat cardiovascular disease. It has a powerful imaging system that our doctors use to visualize the arteries and chambers of the heart as well as other blood vessels and, when needed, to immediately treat abnormalities such as blocked vessels. The cardiovascular operating room (OR) is designed for heart surgery patients, with additional space to accommodate the specialized equipment for open- heart procedures. A cardiovascular information system combines high- definition images with a reporting station that allows surgeons to Get your free magnet Learn the signs and symptoms of a stroke with this helpful magnet. Visit AdventistHealthCastle.org/ER to request one today.