When there’s a blockage in a major lung artery, it’s called a pulmonary embolism (PE). It occurs when a blood clot breaks off, travels through the bloodstream and stops in a lung artery, blocking blood flow.
PE requires emergency treatment. Call 911 if you notice sudden signs of pulmonary embolism. Goshen Heart & Vascular Center is equipped to address your emergency with advanced, compassionate care. Our cardiac hybrid suite features leading-edge technologies that enable our integrated team of specialists to perform lifesaving procedures.
The health of our community is our top priority. That’s why the team at Goshen Heart & Vascular Center does everything we can to prevent pulmonary embolism in Goshen, IN, and surrounding areas. To learn about your risk, talk to your primary care provider about a heart screening. Or, if you want to talk to someone at the Heart & Vascular Center, call (574) 537-5000 to make an appointment.