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Pardee Hospital Offering New Option To Transylvanians Suffering Heart Attacks


Last updated 5/26/2021 at 2:50pm

Patients suffering a heart attack in Transylvania County now have another option for 24/7 ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI) care.

Pardee UNC Health Care has been designated a Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) hospital for both Henderson and Transylvania counties by the N.C. EMS medical director, according to a press release from Pardee.

STEMI is a heart attack caused by clots in one or more of the patient’s coronary arteries. A PCI Hospital is equipped with personnel, infrastructure and expertise to diagnose and treat patients who require intensive medical care, speciali...

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