Cardiac arrest (also called sudden cardiac arrest, SCA or sudden cardiac death) is when the heart stops beating. This is a medical emergency, as cardiac arrest can be fatal in a matter of minutes without treatment.
If someone near you experiences cardiac arrest, call 911 and perform CPR until a medical team arrives. If someone else is with you, tell them to search for an AED (automated external defibrillator) and use it by following the prompts.
Every second counts when it comes to cardiac arrest. The team at Goshen Heart & Vascular Center provides emergency care for cardiac arrest in Goshen, IN, with compassion and expertise. Our leading-edge facility has a cardiac hybrid suite that equips our fellowship trained cardiologists and surgeons to perform lifesaving surgical treatments. Our ambulances feature advanced communications systems, so the emergency doctors and staff can be prepared when a patient arrives at the hospital.
Don’t wait for an emergency like a heart attack or cardiac arrest to take control of your heart health. Let Goshen Heart & Vascular Center support you – starting today. Talk to your primary care provider about a heart screening. If you don’t have a primary care provider, call (574) 537-5000 for a referral.