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Mitral Valve Clip

Patients in Missoula suffering from mitral valve heart failure now have a new, FDA-approved, non-surgical treatment option at the International Heart Institute of Montana, called the Mitral Clip. 

Structural Heart Disease

Tod Maddux, MD, an Interventional Cardiologist at the International Heart Institute of Montana in Missoula, talks about the structural heart program at Providence St. Patrick Hospital.


Watchman Device

Traditional treatments for Atrial Fibrillation are blood thinners, but the International Heart Institute of Montana now offers a new form of treatment - the Watchman device.

Echocardiography

Echocardiography is a test that takes moving pictures of the heart, using sound waves. 


Congestive Heart Failure

Congestive Heart Failure is the largest diagnosis for people aged 65 and older.  Cardiologist, Dr. Brad Berry explains how their team approach to patient care earned them this recognition.


Bitterroot Valley Cardiac Care

The International Heart Institute of Montana and Marcus Daily Memorial Hospital have partnered to provide the highest quality cardiac care to patients in the Bitterroot Valley.

Men's Heart Health Program

Heart disease is still the number one killer of men worldwide.  Having a risk assessment is the first step towards preventing the disease. Dr. Alex Jehle from IHI explains that the Men's Heart Health Program was created to identify the risks of heart disease and prevent it. 

Heart Attack Time to Hospital

For the past 30 years St. Patrick Hospital has been at the forefront of cardiac care in the region. Dr. Tod Maddux talks about their philosophy dating back to the early 1980's of aggressively treating a heart attack by getting the artery open and getting it open fast, termed "Time is Muscle."