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    • MARCH 13, 2019
    PMC Chosen as the First Hospital in Ky. and One of the First in the Country to Deliver New  Technology to Treat Arrhythmia

    PMC Chosen as the First Hospital in Ky. and One of the First in the Country to Deliver New Technology to Treat Arrhythmia

    The Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) Heart and Vascular Institute continues to be one of the state and national leaders in cardiac care. On Monday, February 25, PMC conducted the Commonwealth’s first ablation procedure using the newly FDA-approved TactiCath™ Contact Force Ablation Catheter, Sensor Enabled™, Abbott’s TactiCath SE ablation catheter. This procedure is a major advancement

    • FEBRUARY 18, 2019
    AFib Patient Receives Region’s First Watchman Device at PMC

    AFib Patient Receives Region’s First Watchman Device at PMC

    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) Cardiac Electrophysiologists Michael Antimisiaris, MD, and Chase Reynolds, MD, performed the region’s first state-of-the-art Watchman Procedure. Shelva Dotson of Phelps, Ky was the first patient to receive the Watchman Device. PMC patients who qualify for this procedure have a tiny device called the Watchman Device implanted into the left atrial appendage

    • JANUARY 30, 2019
    Pikeville Medical Center Electrophysiologists Perform Region’s First Watchman Procedure

    Pikeville Medical Center Electrophysiologists Perform Region’s First Watchman Procedure

    The Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) Heart and Vascular Institute is the heart of healthcare in the region. The hospital is leading the way to a healthier and longer life for patients in and around the community. Not only does PMC have a state-of-the-art facility, but the services provided at the hospital are saving countless lives

    • NOVEMBER 19, 2018
    PMC – One of the Nation’s Few Hospitals Offering the New Micra Leadless Pacemaker

    PMC – One of the Nation’s Few Hospitals Offering the New Micra Leadless Pacemaker

    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) is one of the few hospitals in the nation to provide the new Micra Leadless Pacemaker for their patients. PMC currently has two electrophysiologists, Michael Antimisiaris, MD (Dr. A) and Chase Reynolds, MD and both physicians have completed the extra training to provide this new advancement to the patients in the