Specialty: Cardiovascular

Tests and Procedures: I

  • Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Insertion

    An implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) is a small electronic device used to continuously monitor and help regulate potentially fast and life-threatening electrical problems with the heart.

  • Implantable Device Replacement Procedure

    Pacemakers and implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) are heart devices. They are surgically placed in people. Pacemakers are used to treat slow heart rhythms. ICDs stop dangerous, fast heart rhythms.

  • Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) Filter Placement

    An inferior vena cava (IVC) filter is a small device that can stop blood clots from going up into the lungs. The inferior vena cava is a large vein in the middle of your body. The device is put in during a brief surgery.

  • Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump Therapy

    An intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP) is a type of therapeutic device. It helps your heart pump more blood. You may need it if your heart is unable to pump enough blood for your body.

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