Our Blog

... See MoreSee Less

2 weeks ago  ·  

View on Facebook

... See MoreSee Less

2 months ago  ·  

View on Facebook

THANK YOU FOR TRUSTING US WITH YOUR HEART HEALTH AS WE USHER IN THE NEW YEAR 2018 ... See MoreSee Less

2 months ago  ·  

View on Facebook

Feature on our clinic in December 2017 issue of Seven Oaks Living magazine ... See MoreSee Less

2 months ago  ·  

View on Facebook

... See MoreSee Less

4 months ago  ·  

View on Facebook

Thanks for Supporting American Heart Association Heart Walk 10-21-2017 ... See MoreSee Less

4 months ago  ·  

View on Facebook

FOR MEDICAL PROVIDERS ONLY ... See MoreSee Less

7 months ago  ·  

View on Facebook

Atul Aggarwal Md Cardiology Clinic added a new photo. ... See MoreSee Less

10 months ago  ·  

View on Facebook

AAMC Booth at AHA Go Red for Women Luncheon 02-24-2017 ... See MoreSee Less

12 months ago  ·  

View on Facebook

Eye Opening Presentation by Dr Sanjay Gupta ... See MoreSee Less

12 months ago  ·  

View on Facebook

Atul Aggarwal Md Cardiology Clinic added a new photo. ... See MoreSee Less

1 years ago  ·  

View on Facebook

Atul Aggarwal Md Cardiology Clinic added a new photo. ... See MoreSee Less

1 years ago  ·  

View on Facebook

The Clinic now offers fully integrated electronic medical records with ability for you to sign in and access your information from I-Pad portals throughout the office, electronic messenger reminders and e mail access of your records ... See MoreSee Less

1 years ago  ·  

View on Facebook

Atul Aggarwal Md Cardiology Clinic added a new photo. ... See MoreSee Less

1 years ago  ·  

View on Facebook

AAMC Open House 11-09-2016 ... See MoreSee Less

1 years ago  ·  

View on Facebook

Proud to be sponsor for local AHA Heart Walk 10-22-2016 ... See MoreSee Less

1 years ago  ·  

View on Facebook

Atul Aggarwal MD Cardiology is proud to be sponsor for local 'Kern Practitioner Physician Assistant Association' (KNPPAA) Annual Symposium on 09-17-2016

Dr Aggarwal presented an Update on 'Advances in Cardiovascular Risk Reduction' at the Symposium
... See MoreSee Less

1 years ago  ·  

View on Facebook

Jeanette Rodriguez just completed 3 years of working as a Medical Assistant with our office. Jeanette helps to schedule patients for procedures done in the hospital like coronary interventions. Jeanette also helps to follow patients with pacemakers and implantable defibrillators by remotely checking on these devices from patients' homes without them needing to come to the office ... See MoreSee Less

1 years ago  ·  

View on Facebook

AAMC Booth at Pinkfest Health Fair at Mercy Southwest Hospital 09-17-2016 ... See MoreSee Less

1 years ago  ·  

View on Facebook

Alexis Cervantes has been working as a Medical Assistant with this practice for 3 years. Alexis reminds patients of their upcoming appointments with the clinic, besides the daily scheduling. About 50 patients are monitored with a home PT/INR machine and Alexis along with Irma Carreno, MA helps to regulate these patients' blood thinner levels on telephone ... See MoreSee Less

1 years ago  ·  

View on Facebook

What happens during a heart attack? www.youtube.com/watch?v=H_VsHmoRQKk ... See MoreSee Less

2 years ago  ·  

View on Facebook

Kassandra Rios is our cheerful and friendly Medical Assistant (MA) waiting for you at check-out. Kassandra is very outgoing and loves talking to patients of all walks of life. Kassandra has been with the practice since 2014 and went to High Desert Medical College for her certification. Just another way Atul Aggarwal MD Cardiology Clinic prides itself on having the best staff possible for your heart care! ... See MoreSee Less

2 years ago  ·  

View on Facebook

SUBMASSIVE PULMONARY EMBOLISM AND BILATERAL DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS TREATED WITH ORAL ANTICOAGULATION AND INSERTION OF INFERIOR VENA CAVA FILTER (PANELS 1, 2 and 3).

Repeat SCANs 3 months later showing resolution of Pulmonary embolism and deep vein thrombosis (followed by removal of inferior vena cava filter, panel 4)
... See MoreSee Less

2 years ago  ·  

View on Facebook

Non surgical Severe Diabetic Coronary Artery Disease Treated with Rotational Atherectomy and adjunctive Coronary Stenting ... See MoreSee Less

2 years ago  ·  

View on Facebook

AHA Go Red for Women Luncheon 02-26-2016 ... See MoreSee Less

2 years ago  ·  

View on Facebook

AAMC Booth at AHA's Go Red for Women Luncheon 02-26-2016 ... See MoreSee Less

2 years ago  ·  

View on Facebook

Anomalous Course of the Left Main Coronary Artery Originating From the Right Sinus of Valsalva ... See MoreSee Less

2 years ago  ·  

View on Facebook

Christmas and Seasons Greetings -

From Myself and Our Staff for trusting us to participate in your most valuable asset - your HEART health

Best wishes for the Holiday Season
... See MoreSee Less

2 years ago  ·  

View on Facebook

Our New Expanded Office - Lord's Blessings ... See MoreSee Less

2 years ago  ·  

View on Facebook

Blood Clot in right side of heart caught in transit traveling to lung during ultrasound in a patient coming in with shortness of breath (Echocardiogram)

A pulmonary embolism is a sudden blockage in a lung artery. The cause is usually a blood clot in the leg called a deep vein thrombosis that breaks loose and travels through the bloodstream to the lung. Pulmonary embolism is a serious condition that can cause

Permanent damage to the affected lung
Low oxygen levels in your blood
Damage to other organs in your body from not getting enough oxygen
If a clot is large, or if there are many clots, pulmonary embolism can cause death.

Half the people who have pulmonary embolism have no symptoms. If you do have symptoms, they can include shortness of breath, chest pain or coughing up blood. Symptoms of a blood clot include warmth, swelling, pain, tenderness and redness of the leg. The goal of treatment is to break up clots and help keep other clots from forming.
... See MoreSee Less

2 years ago  ·  

View on Facebook

AAMC offers full spectrum of non invasive vascular imaging. Patient below with 85-90% stenoses of left carotid artery (supplying blood to brain and can cause a stroke) identified during a routine exam by Doppler ultrasound

Your carotid arteries are two large blood vessels in your neck. They supply your brain with blood. If you have carotid artery disease, the arteries become narrow, usually because of atherosclerosis. This is the buildup of cholesterol and other material in an artery. If a blood clot sticks in the narrowed arteries, blood can't reach your brain. This is one of the causes of stroke.
... See MoreSee Less

2 years ago  ·  

View on Facebook

Critical Proximal LAD stenosis treated with rotational atherectomy and adjunctive stenting

A rotational atherectomy is a type of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) that uses a revolving instrument to break up calcified plaque clogging a coronary artery in order to restore blood flow to the heart

Used for tough blockages, a rotational atherectomy involves navigating a catheter fitted with a Rotablator device through the site of the blockage, where it rotates at a speed of up to 140,000-150,000 rpm, gently pulverizing the blockage into tiny particles that can pass safely through the bloodstream.

A rotational atherectomy is sometimes performed with a left ventricular assist device (LVAD or IABP), which provides cardiac support in order to give the physician time to perform the procedure as planned. Rotational atherectomies are usually combined with the placement of stents.

The patient, who is only locally anesthetized, experiences the procedure as something akin to having a tooth drilled. Within a very short period of time (approximately five minutes), the patient has an improved blood flow and heart function.
... See MoreSee Less

2 years ago  ·  

View on Facebook

Patient with persistent exertional burning chest pain masquerading as 'GERD' and reportedly normal looking nuclear (thallium) stress test. Critical proximal Left anterior descending coronary stenosis, subjecting to stenting and relief of 'GERD'

Angina is chest pain or discomfort you feel when there is not enough blood flow to your heart muscle. Your heart muscle needs the oxygen that the blood carries. Angina may feel like pressure or a squeezing pain in your chest. It may feel like indigestion. You may also feel pain in your shoulders, arms, neck, jaw, or back.

Angina is a symptom of coronary artery disease (CAD), the most common heart disease. CAD happens when a sticky substance called plaque builds up in the arteries that supply blood to the heart, reducing blood flow.

There are three types of angina:

Stable angina is the most common type. It happens when the heart is working harder than usual. Stable angina has a regular pattern. Rest and medicines usually help.
Unstable angina is the most dangerous. It does not follow a pattern and can happen without physical exertion. It does not go away with rest or medicine. It is a sign that you could have a heart attack soon.
Variant angina is rare. It happens when you are resting. Medicines can help.
Not all chest pain or discomfort is angina. If you have chest pain, you should see your health care provider.
... See MoreSee Less

2 years ago  ·  

View on Facebook

Young patient with Syncope (passing out) and ventricular tachycardia easily identified as originating from right lower heart chamber by electrocardiogram, and treated with radio frequency current and cure ... See MoreSee Less

2 years ago  ·  

View on Facebook

Critical Proximal Left Anterior Descending stenosis (The Classic Widow maker lesion) discovered with high Coronary CT calcium score in a 45yr old patient with persistent shortness of breath on exertion and equivocal treadmill stress test

Percutaneous (per-ku-TA-ne-us) coronary intervention (PCI), commonly known as coronary angioplasty (AN-jee-oh-plas-tee) or simply angioplasty, is a non-surgical procedure used to open narrow or blocked coronary (heart) arteries. Percutaneous means 鈥渢hrough the skin.鈥 The procedure is done by inserting a thin flexible tube (catheter) through the skin in the upper thigh or arm in the artery. The procedure restores blood flow to the heart muscle.

Overview

As you age, a waxy substance called plaque (plak) can build up inside your arteries. This condition is called atherosclerosis (ath-er-o-skler-O-sis).

Atherosclerosis can affect any artery in the body. When atherosclerosis affects the coronary arteries, the condition is called coronary heart disease (CHD) or coronary artery disease.

Over time, plaque can harden or rupture (break open). Hardened plaque narrows the coronary arteries and reduces the flow of oxygen-rich blood to the heart. This can cause chest pain or discomfort called angina (an-JI-nuh or AN-juh-nuh).

If the plaque ruptures, a blood clot can form on its surface. A large blood clot can mostly or completely block blood flow through a coronary artery. This is the most common cause of a heart attack. Over time, ruptured plaque also hardens and narrows the coronary arteries.

PCI can restore blood flow to the heart. During the procedure, a thin, flexible catheter (tube) with a balloon at its tip is threaded through a blood vessel to the affected artery. Once in place, the balloon is inflated to compress the plaque against the artery wall. This restores blood flow through the artery.

Doctors may use the procedure to improve symptoms of CHD, such as angina. The procedure also can reduce heart muscle damage caused by a heart attack.

Outlook

Serious complications from PCI don't occur often. However, they can happen no matter how careful your doctor is or how well he or she does the procedure. The most common complications are discomfort and bleeding at the catheter insertion site.

Research on PCI is ongoing to make it safer and more effective and to prevent treated arteries from narrowing again.
... See MoreSee Less

2 years ago  ·  

View on Facebook

AHA Heart Walk 10-16-2015 ... See MoreSee Less

2 years ago  ·  

View on Facebook

Patient with non healing venous ulcer for years, treated with endovascular RF ablation of perforator draining venous channel; leads to a very gratifying result ... See MoreSee Less

3 years ago  ·  

View on Facebook

... See MoreSee Less

3 years ago  ·  

View on Facebook

CALL - 1-800-QUIT NOW ... See MoreSee Less

3 years ago  ·  

View on Facebook

Every day, your heart beats about 100,000 times, sending 2,000 gallons of blood surging through your body. Although it鈥檚 no bigger than your fist, your heart has the mighty job of keeping blood flowing through the 60,000 miles of blood vessels that feed your organs and tissues. ... See MoreSee Less

3 years ago  ·  

View on Facebook

Dr. Aggarwal is an interventional cardiologist in Bakersfield, California. He is proud to be a member of the Bakersfield community and features a staff of knowledgeable medical assistants. Come see the difference today! Call 661-664-0100. ... See MoreSee Less

3 years ago  ·  

View on Facebook

Atul Aggarwal Md Cardiology Clinic shared American Council on Exercise - ACE's photo. ... See MoreSee Less

3 years ago  ·  

View on Facebook

Even if it's just 30 minutes after work or dinner, a quick walk with your family can drastically impact your #HeartHealth for the better! If you think it's time for a heart check, give Dr. Aggarwal a call at 661-664-0100 today! ... See MoreSee Less

May is National Physical Activity and Sports Month! Take advantage of the warm spring weather and do a fun outdoor activity with your family, like hiking or playing games at the park.

3 years ago  ·  

View on Facebook

Are you drinking as much water as you should be? Water consumption is vital to excellent #HeartHealth. It's never too late to start caring about what matters! #HeartMatters Drink (your water) to better Heart Health in 2015! ... See MoreSee Less

Get your burn on while staying cool. Check out our top tips for working out in the summer heat. What鈥檚 your favorite outdoor workout? spr.ly/6180APCu

3 years ago  ·  

View on Facebook

See what an artificial heart valve looks like beating on x-ray ... See MoreSee Less

3 years ago  ·  

View on Facebook

Are you sure your blood pressure is as good as it could be? A healthy blood pressure could add 5 years to your life. If you haven't seen a cardiologist lately, call 661-664-0100 and schedule an annual consultation. Heart Matters! ... See MoreSee Less

A healthy blood pressure level could extend your life by 5 years. Visit heart.org/HBPrisk to see if you鈥檙e on track

3 years ago  ·  

View on Facebook

Atul Aggarwal Md Cardiology Clinic added a new photo. ... See MoreSee Less

3 years ago  ·  

View on Facebook

Could substituting one sugary drink from Starbucks for a healthy blueberry smoothie really make a difference? The answer could surprise you. Most drinks from Starbucks are jam packed with sugar and caffeine. Small changes lead to better heart health! Thanks Go Red For Women ... See MoreSee Less

Skip the sugary energy drinks and energize differently today! We challenge you to perk up your afternoon with a homemade blueberry smoothie and a brisk midday walk! Find more healthy ways to recharge:...

3 years ago  ·  

View on Facebook

American Heart Association - Healthy for Good recommends at least 60 minutes per day of moderate to rigorous activity. Life can keep us away from achieving this sometimes, but it's important to remember to invest in your heart health! ... See MoreSee Less

Play tag, shoot hoops, or just go for a walk together. We don鈥檛 care how your kids get moving as long as they鈥檙e active! spr.ly/6186fwmC

3 years ago  ·  

View on Facebook

Dr. Aggarwal performs many diagnostic tests to diagnose his patients. One of these tests are known as the Stress Treadmill test. A stress test forces the heart to work harder while measures of heart function are monitored. www.aggarwalclinic.com/services/stress-testing/ ... See MoreSee Less

3 years ago  ·  

View on Facebook