Cardiac Catheterization Lab

Our cardiac catheterization lab provides a wide range of specialized procedures for the diagnosis and treatment of heart disease and peripheral artery disease. Cardiac cath procedures at Lourdes are performed by many of the most highly skilled and experienced cardiologists in the region. In addition, our radiology technicians and registered nurses have more than 200 years of combined experience - and all of our staff members are certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Basic Life Support (BLS). Some of the many cardiac cath procedures offered by Lourdes include:

  • Percutaneous Coronary Interventions
  • Percutaneous Peripheral Interventions
  • Carotid Artery Interventions
  • Direct Interventions for Acute Myocardial Infarction (heart attack)
  • Minimally Invasive Valve Repair
  • Structural Heart Disease Repair

In addition, our cath lab provides heart arrhythmia services including pacemaker implantation, defibrillator implantation, ablation procedures and electrophysiology studies.

We utilize the latest state-of-the-art Phillips vascular imaging technology for cardiac cath procedures. Other advanced technology and equipment available includes:

  • Hansen Robot
  • 3D Reconstruction Imaging
  • Intravascular Ultrasound
  • Angiojet Thrombectomy Device
  • Rotoblade
  • SJM-3 EnSite Mapping for Electrophysiology

Our cath lab also features a Special Procedures department that provides various procedures including but not limited to the following:

  • Nephrostomy Tubes
  • Biliary Drains
  • Liver BX (biopsy)
  • Peripheral Angiograms & Stents
  • Cerebral Angiograms
  • Carotid Stents
  • Aneurysm Coilings
  • Adrenal Sampling
  • Medcomp
  • Graft Declot
  • Uterine Fibroid Embolization
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Vertebroplasty
  • Pleural Drain