MUSC Heart & Vascular Center

Heart and Vascular Center

Services

  • Comprehensive, integrated preventive care for patients referred with heart disease risk factors and for patients with established coronary heart disease
  • New: Statin Intolerance Clinic
  • Nutrition counseling and weight management
  • Exercise prescription and fitness assessment
  • MUSC cardiac fitness program
  • Cholesterol management and advanced lipid testing
  • Blood pressure (hypertension) control
  • Diabetes management
  • Smoking cessation
  • Screening tests for heart attack, stroke, aneurysm and peripheral vascular disease
  • Diagnostic imaging using Flash Dual Source CT Scanner for early detection of atherosclerosis and cardiac abnormalities

Eligible Patients 

Men and women of any age who have one or more of the following risk factors:

  • Family history of heart attack, stroke, sudden death or heart failure
  • Abnormal blood lipids (cholesterol, triglycerides)
  • History of tobacco use or current
  • tobacco use
  • High blood pressure
  • Diabetes
  • Poor dietary habits
  • Overweight
  • Lack of exercise
  • Personal history of heart or vascular disease

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