Entries by Erica Lundgren

Baton Rouge Cardiology Center is OPEN – COVID-19 Update

Baton Rouge Cardiology Center Message to our Patients and Families: March 16, 2020 Our number one priority is to keep you healthy and safe. Baton Rouge Cardiology Center will remain open for our patients and community during this time. Unless contacted by your physician’s office, your appointment will go as scheduled. With our patients, visitors, and their […]

Learn Hands-Only CPR Training and Save a Life! It’s FREE at Family Fest!

GONZALES, La. – Baton Rouge Cardiology Center (BRCC) will offer free “Hands-Only” cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training at the Our Lady of the Lake Ascension’s 2020 Family Fest 2020 at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. According to the American Heart Association, about 90 percent of people who suffer out-of-hospital […]

Baton Rouge Cardiology Center Celebrates 40 Years of Excellence in Heart & Vascular Care

BATON ROUGE, La. – Baton Rouge Cardiology Center (BRCC) marks 40 years of providing heart and vascular care to residents of Greater Baton Rouge with a continuous commitment to excellence, growth, innovation and personalized, compassionate care focused on the community’s needs. “Baton Rouge Cardiology Center has seen many changes over the past 40 years: more […]

New Heart Implant Surgery Performed at Baton Rouge General (device eliminates stroke risk, need for blood thinners)

BATON ROUGE, La. – There is a new option for Baton Rouge residents who are dependent on blood thinners due to atrial fibrillation (AFib). A one-time heart implant surgery — performed first today at Baton Rouge General by cardiologists Robert Drennan, Garland Green and Lance LaMotte – reduces stroke risk for a lifetime and eliminates […]

Early Diagnosis Key to Peripheral Artery Disease Care

BATON ROUGE, La. – September is Peripheral Artery Disease Awareness Month, which shines a spotlight on this condition that affects 1 in every 20 Americans over the age of 50. Peripheral artery disease, or PAD, (also called peripheral vascular disease) is caused by the narrowing of arteries that pump blood to other parts of the […]

Calcium Score Tests Risk for Heart Disease

Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of both men and women in America, and nearly 50 percent of heart attacks occur in people with no previous history of heart disease. Baton Rouge Cardiology Center offers an affordable calcium score heart scan that uses a state-of-the-art, high-speed CT scanner to measure the amount of calcium, […]