Cardiac Catheterization Lab
The cardiac catheterization lab team consists of a group of professional critical care specialists including licensed radiologic technologists, registered nurses, certified nursing assistants and registered cardiovascular technicians. This team of specialists provides critical care services to adults.
Care for the cath lab patient is under the direction of a licensed physician. The patient is referred to the cath lab only by their internist or cardiologist.The Cardiac Cath Lab program adheres to guidelines set forth by the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology.
Services offered in the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory:
Right and Left Heart Catheterization
Peripheral Vascular Angiography Studies
Pacemaker insertion, permanent and temporary
Electrophysiology (EP) studies
Pacing studies, overdrive pacing, cardioversions
Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty (PTCA)
IntraAortic Balloon placement
Percutaneous Transluminal Peripheral Vascular Angioplasty
Intracoronary stent placement
Intracoronary Rotational Atherectomy