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Thank you for choosing Advanced Heart and Vein Surgery Center. Our surgeons are dedicated to providing a broad range of advanced and innovative models of cardiovascular surgery. Our mission is to provide patients with compassionate, high quality, and breakthrough cardiovascular procedures to improve their quality of life.

Our staff of expert surgeons, attentive nurses and supportive administrators all work together to provide the best patient experience possible while maintaining efficient and specialized care. We encourage you to actively browse our website for all of the patient information, resources and tips you need to prepare for your surgery.

If you have any questions, please contact us right away to address your health care needs.

805 E 144th Ave. Suite 200 Thornton, CO 80023
Call us: 720-820-5000 | 720-893-5000

Preparing For Your Procedure

  • Do not eat for eight hours prior to your procedure
  • Sips of water with your medications are okay to take the morning of your procedure 
  • Have transportation arranged to drive you to the facility and back home, or a responsible adult who can monitor you must accompany you at discharge
  • Glasses or contacts, hearing aids and dentures can be worn during the procedure
  • You may need to stay in bed for 2−4 hours following the procedure
  • If your procedure is a Pacemaker or ICD insertion, you will have restricted movement on the affected side for at least 2 weeks
  • If you take blood thinners, discuss with your physician when or if you should stop taking them prior to your procedure

DO NOT Take These Medications the Morning of Your Procedure

  • Your fluid (diuretic) medication
  • Your blood sugar (diabetic) medication whether oral or insulin (Diabetics, please check your blood sugar before coming to the hospital)
  • Hold Warfarin (Coumadin) at least 72 hours prior to procedure
  • Hold Metformin or Metformin-containing medications for at least 48 hours starting the day of your procedure
  • Take all other medications as prescribed unless you are told otherwise by your physician

Please review the following forms and patient information prior to the date of your surgery.

List of Procedures performed at Advanced Heart and Vein Surgery Center:

  • Peripheral Arterial Angiogram
  • Venogram
  • CVC Placement & Removal
  • Left Heart Catheterization
  • Right Heart Catheterization
  • Left & Right Heart Catheterization
  • Coronary Angiogram 
  • Pacemaker Implant
  • Generator Change
  • ICD Implant
  • Loop Recorder Explant
  • AVF/AVG Repair
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