The process of introducing catheters into veins or arteries, then into either the left or right side of the heart.
A test that uses X-rays and dye to find narrowed or blocked areas in the arteries that supply blood to your legs.
This is a branch of cardiology that focuses on catheter-based treatment of structural heart diseases.
This opens the coronary arteries that supply blood to the heart. A stent is a tube that expands inside the coronary artery.
This surgery treatment uses a catheter with a sharp blade to remove plaques of fatty material from blood vessels.
The blocked area of the peripheral artery is removed through an inflated balloon within a catheter.
A catheter-based closure of the patient foramen ovale (PFO) and atrial septal defect (ASD) heart defects.
These are small, cage-like devices inserted into the inferior vena cava in order to capture blood clots.
A specialty branch of physiology concerned with the study, diagnosis and treatment of heart rhythm disorders.
A procedure used to scar or destroy a small area of tissue in the heart that is causing abnormal rhythm.
A generator is placed on the left side of the chest, attached to a wire guided through a blood vessel to the heart.
This is a pager-sized device placed into the heart ventricles to help your heart keep beating effectively.
The lead will be extracted either through the femoral or subclavian vein. Scar tissue and leads are then removed.
Special catheter-guided lasers are new technology that helps free the lead from the surrounding scar tissue.
Patients lie on a table that is slowly tilted upward, used to measure blood pressure, heart rate and gravity’s effects.
Surgical removal or obliteration of varicose veins to reduce their appearance and minimize pain and aching.
Admission to the hospital with a doctor’s order based on need of emergent, time-sensitive services.