Inside HOKIE SPORTS | Vol. 10 No. 6 | June 2018

Inside HOKIE SPORTS | Vol. 10 No. 6 | June 2018

18 Inside Hokie Sports Carilion Clinic Aortic Center is a destination for patients throughout the mid-Atlantic who seek skilled aortic and vascular care CarilionClinic.org Dedicated cardiac and thoracic surgery intensive care units for post surgery care Your F irst Choice for Heart andVascular Care. » First in the region to perform a cardiac cath and PCI (percutaneous coronary intervention) » First in the region to perform open heart surgery » First in the region to perform TAVR (transcatheter aortic valve replacement) procedures » First in the region to implant the Watchman device for AFib (atrial fibrillation) patients » First in the region to implant LVAD (left ventricular assist device) » First and only in the region to perform complex AAA (abdominal aortic aneurysm) procedures Three dedicated operating rooms (ORs) for open heart procedures and only hybrid OR in the region Largest team in the region with five open heart surgeons

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