Diagnosis & Treatment
Hoag’s Aortic Center is home to some of the most skilled surgeons,
cardiologists, physician specialists and staff, trained in total aortic
disease care. Hoag’s approach to active surveillance, all the way
through to surgical approaches is delivered using the very best techniques,
technology and facilities.
Imaging tests using state-of-the-art technology are an imperative component
to Hoag’s comprehensive Aortic Center. Imaging tests utilized include:
- Intravascular Ultrasound
- Duplex Ultrasound
- Nuclear perfusion imaging (SPECT, PET/CT)
Minimally Invasive Treatment Options
Medical management of aortic disease plays an important role. This on-going
evaluation may include
active surveillance, imaging, stress testing, behavioral counseling and medications that slow
down the progression of aortic disease.