Life-Saving Treatment for Cardiac Emergencies

Chest Pain Center TriStar Horizon

More than 58 million Americans have one or more types of cardiovascular disease and many more are at risk for developing it. More than a million suffer a heart attack each year. Another 300,000 will suffer heart attack. Other diseases - including strokes and peripheral vascular disease - impact thousands each year. The common enemy? Clogged blood vessels.

Chest Pain Center in Dickson

Seconds count when there’s a cardiac emergency. Cardiac emergencies, including chest pain, heart failure, arrhythmias and heart attacks, require quick treatment. To make sure every second counts, TriStar Horizon earned national certification for its Chest Pain Center, located in the Emergency Department.

Vascular disease is always a serious medical condition. But when it impacts the heart or the brain, it can be, and often is, life-threatening.

Cardiology at TriStar Horizon

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That's why TriStar Horizon provides a full range of services to help people prevent, treat and recover from heart disease and stroke. From screenings to diagnostic cardiac catheterization, from angioplasty to rehabilitation, TriStar Horizon's services have earned a reputation for excellence. We also give you access to the latest cardiac clinical trials right here in your community.

Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory

Procedures performed in this lab include angioplasties, heart catheterizations and stent placements.

Inpatient Critical Care

Our critical care unit is staffed by highly qualified and experienced staff. Every patient room is wired for telemetry so any patient can benefit from 24-hour cardiac monitoring, if needed.

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Heart attack symptoms

More than a million Americans suffer a heart attack each year. The key to survival is recognizing the symptoms and getting fast treatment at a hospital. Early detection and immediate treatment may prevent further injury to the heart or the brain.

Heart attack warning signs may include:

  • Chest pressure, squeezing, aching or burning
  • Nausea
  • Dizziness
  • Shortness of breath & difficulty breathing
  • Unexplained anxiety
  • Weakness or fatigue
  • Palpitations
  • Cold sweat
  • Paleness
  • Pain that travels down one or both arms
  • Jaw pain

If you experience these symptoms, don't wait, call 911.