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Cath Lab

Cath Lab

Comprehensive medical and surgical services for the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of heart and vascular diseases and conditions, including diagnostic testing, cardiac catheterization, open-heart surgery, vascular medicine and surgery, peripheral procedures and cardiac rehabilitation are available in our state-of-the-art cath lab.

Using Phillips 3-D technology, our team is better able to diagnose and treat patients quickly and effectively. Currently, we have the capability of performing the following procedures:

  • Cardiac Catheterization
  • Percutaneous Coronary Interventions
  • Peripheral Angiograms
  • Peripheral Interventions
  • Rotational Atherectomy
  • Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS)
  • Angiojet
  • Intra-aortic Balloon Pump insertion (IABP)
  • Permanent Pacemaker implant (PPM)
  • Automated Implantable Cardiac Defibrillators (AICD)
  • Electrophysiology studies (EPS)
  • Temporary pacemaker insertions (TPM)
  • Cardioversion
  • Pericardiocentesis

The staff is made up of a combined group of Registered Nurses (RNs), a Radiologic Technician (RT), a cardiac technician, a department secretary, and a manager. The cath lab staff is on-call 24/7 and works in collaboration with the cardiologists and the Emergency Department to expedite emergency procedures to strive for optimal outcomes for patients requiring emergent services.

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