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Colquitt Regional Introduces New Heart Health Initiative

MOULTRIE, Ga. – Colquitt Regional Medical Center recently announced it is implementing a new heart attack prevention and early detection initiative, making it the first hospital in the state to be affiliated with the National Heart Health Program. This internationally recognized program will focus on coronary calcium scoring, which is a noninvasive, five-minute heart test to check for the presence of calcium in the coronary arteries before a person develops symptoms of heart disease....



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Colquitt Regional Acquires New Cardiology Tilt Table

MOULTRIE, Ga. – Colquitt Regional recently acquired a new tilt table. The tilt table, used in the Cardiology department, aids in diagnosing patients who primarily deal with frequent fainting spells and lightheadedness. Patients who come in for a tilt table test are strapped to the table. The patient starts lying on their back and then the table is tilted to a range of different angles, from 30 to 80 degrees. During the test, patients typically have an IV inserted and several...