Ohio Valley HeartCare (OVHC) patients receive award-winning Anticoagulation and Lipid Clinic services. These patients will have an established relationship with an OVHC cardiologist for following in the Anticoagulation clinics at one of these locations:
The clinic provides management, monitoring and education services for OVHC patients taking Coumadin®, a medication that can help prevent and treat blood clots in the legs and lungs, and clots associated with heart valve replacement or an irregular, rapid heartbeat called atrial fibrillation. This medication has proven effective in preventing heart attacks, strokes, and blood clots in veins and arteries.
The OVHC Anti-Coagulation/Lipids Clinic promotes a consultative relationship among its patients and OVHC physician. Each patient receives comprehensive education about their condition and its treatment, and is regularly monitored by our clinicians to ensure they follow proper medication dosages to support their long-term health and wellness.