Outcomes

A BETTER CHANCE AT RECOVERY

Loyola's Center for Heart & Vascular Medicine offers comprehensive heart and vascular care with nationally known experts, leading-edge technologies and multidisciplinary teams. We are the first hospital in Illinois with the ability to stop a heart attack in its tracks 24 hours a day, seven days a week with our Heart Attack Rapid Response Team (HARRT). U.S. News & World Report ranked us 20th in the nation for cardiology and heart surgery in 2013, making this our 11th straight year in the top 50.

On this page, we present more information about our performance outcomes, including case volumes, testing volumes and operative mortality rates.

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  • Valve replacements
    Loyola's expert cardiac surgeons perform an increasing number of surgical valve replacements each year.
  • Door-to-balloon time
    Time is of the essence in stopping a heart attack in its tracks. The door-to-balloon times at Loyola consistently meet or exceed required standards.
  • CABG: Operative mortality
    Loyola shows a declining operative mortality for Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) surgery.
  • Heart rhythm procedures
    Loyola physicians are performing more and more catheter ablations and device implantation procedures.
  • Interventional cases
    Loyola's team of expert interventional cardiologists performed an increased case volume over the last several years.
  • Noninvasive testing
    Loyola's cardiovascular imaging volume is increasing, showing the role noninvasive testing plays in evaluating patients.
  • Cardiovascular MRI
    Loyola's cardiovascular imaging team uses state-of-the-art advanced cardiac software for MRI scanning and evaluation.
  • Operative mortality
    Loyola shows beneficial trends with its declining operative mortality for all major operative procedures.
  • Stroke and PV cases
    Our neurointerventional and peripheral vascular specialists perform an increasing number of cases each year.
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