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Bubble Study | CVAM

What is the bubble study?

Sometimes, when patients are undergoing diagnostic testing such as an echocardiogram, they may be told by their doctor that they may also perform a “bubble study” at the same time. At CVAM (Cardiovascular Associates of Mesa) Cardiology in Arizona, we may make this recommendation from time to time to help in diagnosing certain conditions. What […]


Heart Failure

Understanding your diagnosis of heart failure

So you’ve spoken with your primary doctor and have received a diagnosis of heart failure. Now what? Many patients in the Mesa, AZ community who are diagnosed with heart failure may be unsure as to what their future holds. They may worry about this condition negatively impacting their day-to-day life, and may worry about the […]


Echocardiogram Mesa AZ

Diagnostic Testing with an Echocardiogram

When heart conditions occur, it is important that the doctor have access to diagnostic tools that can help get a proper and accurate diagnosis of one’s condition. One diagnostic testing tool is that of the echocardiogram. The cardiologists of Cardiovascular Associates of Mesa, more commonly known as CVAM are pleased to offer echocardiograms, or “echoes,” […]


The AngelMed Guardian System

Alerting to Reduce Treatment Delay in Patients With Acute Coronary Syndrome Events We have exciting news! CVAM is on the cutting edge of cardiac device technology. Our Dr. Kaplan was a co-author on a journal article recently published in the prestigious Journal of American College of Cardiology (JACC). The results were from a large scale […]


Heart Failure Clinic

Heart Failure Clinic

Patients who have received a diagnosis of heart failure may feel as though their future is bleak. However, many patients with heart failure go on to lead normal, active lives with the assistance of a cardiovascular team of professionals. At CVAM Cardiology, we provide Mesa, AZ area patients with a heart failure clinic, which provide […]


Anticoagulation Clinic Services in Mesa, AZ

At Cardiovascular Associates of Mesa, patients in the Mesa, AZ community who are on anticoagulation medications are continually evaluated to determine if adjustments are necessary. This is just one of many services provided in our practice. What services are provided? At our anticoagulation clinic, we offer the following services to our existing patients, and can […]


Mitraclip for Treatment of Functional Mitral Regurgitation

Heart failure patients who are diagnosed with functional mitral regurgitation will be excited to know that the FDA has recently approved a new treatment modality: the MitraClip. What is the MitraClip? The MitraClip is a heart valve replacement device that is used to reduce patients with moderate to severe functional mitral regurgitation, a common heart […]


14 Common Symptoms of Congestive Heart Failure in Men and Women

Taking care of the heart is incredibly important in maintaining overall health and wellness. But patients who are noticing changes in their body and their ability to exercise may want to be evaluated by a doctor to look for problems that could be associated with the health of their heart. Conditions such as congestive heart […]


Eating For Heart Health

Taking care of your heart health is complicated. You may be in the middle of adjusting your diet, quitting smoking, or starting an exercise regimen to help give yourself a longer, healthier, happier life. Replace Snacks with Healthy Versions Are you a habitual snacker? Those in-between meal snacks can spell the best times to make […]


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