Catheterization

The Cardiac Catheterization Lab at North Shore Medical Center (NSMC) provides state-of-the-art diagnostics and treatments, including angioplasty, stenting, atherectomy and clot extraction. NSMC interventional cardiologists work closely with other NSMC Heart Center specialists to offer the most advanced therapies to patients.

Interventional Cardiology interview

Howard Waldman, M.D., Chief of Cardiology at NSMC, gives an in-depth interview about cutting-edge procedures offered at NSMC and how they save lives. 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