Coronary heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. Each year approximately 1.1 million people in the United States will suffer from a heart attack with nearly 450,000 resulting in death.
South Carolina ranks among the top 5 states in the country for the incidence of cardiac disease (and those contributors such as diabetes, hypertension and smoking that increase the risk of cardiac and vascular disease).
The Roper St. Francis Heart Center has positioned itself to efficiently and effectively identify, diagnose and treat heart patients while educating our community to live heart healthy.
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