Catheterization

The Catheterization Lab and Peripheral Interventional Program at North Shore Medical Center (NSMC) provides state-of-the-art diagnostics and treatments, including angioplasty, stenting, atherectomy and clot extraction. NSMC cardiologists work closely with other NSMC Heart Center specialists to offer the most advanced therapies to patients, including radial cardiac catheterization. Advanced treatment of peripheral vascular disease is available through our Peripheral Interventional Program.

Radial Cardiac Catheterization at North Shore Medical Center

Dr. David Roberts, Chief of Cardiology, explains the radial cardiac catheterization procedure. watch video

Catheterizations Performed at NSMC

  • Angioplasty (aortic, carotid, iliac, renal and subclavian)
  • Coronary angiography
  • Intravascular ultrasound
  • Pericardiocentesis
  • Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (balloon angioplasty/stent)
  • Primary angioplasty
  • Radial cardiac catheterization
  • Right & left heart catheterization
  • Stenting

Find out what to expect during a cardiac catheterization