Carotid Artery Stenting (CAS) performed by Dr. Mehran Moussavian. Stenting of severe blockage of the internal carotid artery which supplies blood flow to the brain. This 45 minute procedure is performed to prevent a stroke. It requires no incisions or general anesthesia and can save your life!
At Cardiovascular Institute Of San Diego (CVISD) we combine the Latest Technological Advancements with Compassion, Empathy, and Availability. Our goal to provide the latest and most comprehensive cardiovascular care with a team comprised of multi-specialty cardiologists with an individualized approach to caring for each patient. Our providers are on the front lines of fighting heart [...]
TAVR performed by Dr. Mehran Moussavian. TAVR is a minimally invasive heart procedure to replace a thickened aortic valve that can't fully open. The aortic valve is located between the left lower heart chamber and the body's main artery. If the valve doesn't open correctly, blood flow from the heart to the body is reduced. [...]
Join us for a FREE webinar on Thursday, March 17 (6-7:30PM) to learn more about atrial fibrillation (AFib) presented by Dr. Steven Carlson, medical director of electrophysiology at Sharp Chula Vista / Cardiovascular Institute of San Diego. He will discuss AFib symptoms, diagnosis and advanced treatment options, including minimally invasive procedures designed to reduce the [...]
Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) is a disease resulting in blood flow reduction to the extremities and peripheral organs. Unfortunately, PAD is an under-diagnosed disorder which mainly affects elderly although it can affect people at any age. About 15-20% of the people above the age of 65 are affected by PAD. There are multiple risk factors [...]