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...