Invasive Cardiology Division
The Invasive Cardiology Division of the Philippine Heart Center is one of the country's busiest and most experienced cardiac catheterization laboratory, routinely performing thousands of angioplasties, catheterizations and other specialty procedures. Total number of procedures performed annually approximately 4,000.
Services Offered
  1. Coronary Angiography (CA)
  2. Hemodynamic Study (HS)
  3. Peripheral Angiographies: Renal, femoral, cerebral, etc.
  4. Swan Ganz Insertion (SGI)
  5. Pulmonary Angiography
  6. Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI)
    • PTCA with Stent Implantation
    • Direct Stenting
    • Percutaneous Transcoronary Rotational Atherectomy (PTCRA)
  7. Balloon Atrial Septostomy (BAS)
  8. Blade Septostomy
  9. Temporary Pacemaker Insertion (TPI)
  10. Embolization
    • TACE
    • Coil
  11. Vene Cava Filter Implantation (VCFI)
  12. Endomyocardial Biopsy
  13. Retrieval of Foreign Bodies
  14. Post-Bypass Coronary Angiogram
  15. Pericardiocentesis/Pericardiostomy
  16. Intra-Aortic Balloon Insertion (IABI) for IABP
  17. ASD/PDA Closure (Amplatzer Occlusive Device)
  18. Peripheral Vascular Intervention
  19. TIPS (Transjugular Intra-hepatic Port-systemic Shunt)
  20. Valvotomy
It is conveniently located at the first floor of the hospital building in between the Radiology Division and Ultrasonography Section. The compact unit includes the offices and clerical services adjoining the cardiac catheterization laboratory with 4 working catheterization rooms. For more information please contact the local numbers from 2128 to 2133.
Last Modified: April 25, 2023