Groundbreaking Southwest Louisiana Cardiac CT Imaging Procedure First In Louisiana
September 26, 2023
The Center for Orthopedics Imaging Center—the primary site for cardiac CT (computerized tomography) imaging in Southwest Louisiana—is proud to announce the addition of exciting new coronary plaque analysis in collaboration with Cleerly. With our initial procedure yesterday, we became the first imaging site in Louisiana to access this important technology.

Cardiovascular Specialists Attends HeartFlow Dinner Presentation In Lake Charles By Dr. Jonathan Leipsic On CCTA and FFRct
November 09, 2022
On November 8, 2022, Imperial Health-Cardiovascular Specialists of Southwest Louisiana attended an educational dinner and discussion at Mazen's Grill—offered by HeartFlow—with Jonathon A. Leipsic, M.D., F.R.C.P.C. F.S.C.C.T on the clinical data and science related to CCTA and FFRct.

Cardiovascular Specialists of Southwest Louisiana Participates In Pivotal PRECISE Trial
November 07, 2022
As a PRECISE trial site, Imperial Health-Cardiovascular Specialists of Southwest Louisiana was pivotal in bringing these positive results forward for our community.

Cardiologist Dr. Prasanna Sugathan Joins Imperial Health-Cardiovascular Specialists
December 01, 2021
Imperial Health-Cardiovascular Specialists welcomes the addition of Prasanna Sugathan, MD, FACC, cardiologist, to the Cardiovascular Specialists of SWLA team!

Cardiovascular Specialist · December 03, 2019
WE'VE GOT GOOD NEWS! Imperial Health-Cardiovascular Specialists is excited to celebrate our 100th Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR).

Cardiovascular Specialist · October 08, 2019
Cardiovascular Specialists in DeRidder has moved to a new location to better serve heart and vascular patients in Beauregard Parish. --- Dr. LeBeau and Dr. Goodwin are eager to continue providing a level of cardiovascular care that is second-to-none. Our experienced staff is ready to help you schedule your appointment. --- Dr. LeBeau 337.312.8281 Dr. Goodwin 337.436.3813 --- NEW LOCATION 200 5th Street, DeRidder, Louisiana

Cardiovascular Health · March 21, 2019
By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter (HEALTHDAY) FRIDAY, March 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- A groundbreaking new study holds heartening news for older Americans. Since the mid-1990s, the number of seniors who suffered a heart attack or died from one dropped dramatically -- evidence that campaigns to prevent heart attacks and improve patient care are paying off, Yale University researchers said. The study of more than 4 million Medicare patients found that hospitalizations for heart attacks...
January 10, 2019
Cardiovascular Specialists of Southwest Louisiana has been selected to participate in the first PRECISE trial by HeartFlow®. The first patient was enrolled by Michael C. Turner, M.D. in Lake Charles, Louisiana.

January 09, 2019
Michael C. Turner, M.D. of Cardiovascular Specialists of Southwest Louisiana has received his 2nd 10 year board certification in Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (CCT).

November 16, 2018
The structural heart team at Cardiovascular Specialists of Southwest Louisiana successfully completed the first transcatheter mitral valve replacement (TMVR) in Southwest Louisiana. TMVR is a new less invasive method for replacing the mitral valve without open heart surgery.

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