ASIAN CARDIOVASCULAR INSTITUTE

SLEEP LABORATORY
PULMONOLOGY UNIT

DIAGNOSTIC TEST

TEST METHODPATIENT PREPARATIONTURN AROUND TIME / AVAILABILITY OF RESULTSSPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS
Arterial Blood Gas Testing
Arterial blood extraction
  • Rest for 15 minutes
  • Supplemental oxygen setting
  • Staff provide education
24 hours
  • Arm precaution
  • Hematoma in patient taking blood thinner
  • Specimen must be air sealed and put on ice during transport
  • Anxiety during extraction
  • Pediatric two years old patient are to be extracted by Pediatric House Staff

Pulmonoary Function Testing (PFT)

(Basic, Impulse Oscillometry and Comprehensive)

Breathing exercise
  • No smokling eight (8) hours prior to the test
  • No heavy meals one (1) hour prior to the test
    Avoid wearing apparels that are tight such as necktie, buttoned shirt collar, tight belt, and excessive tight brassiere or girdle
  • Any restrictive clothing worn at the time of the test should be loosen
  • No bronchodilatir (e.g., Ventolin, Combivent, Berodual, and any other form of anti-asthma drugs) eight (8) hours before the test
  • No drinking of coffee or any caffeinated beverage four (4) hours prior to the test
  • One (1) hour (Basic PFT and IOS)/After three (3) working days
  • On-site/24 hours
  • Two hours (Comprehensive PFT)/After three working days
  • Abnormal vital signs
  • Episode of DOB during the test
  • History of seizure
  • 1st trimester and full term of pregnancy
  • Vomiting and hemoptysis
  • Claustrophobic
  • Maxillary and nasal deformities
Peak Expiratory Flow RateDeep and Forceful BlowAny restrictive clothing worn at the time of the test should be loosen10 to 20 minutes
  • Abdominal and chest pain
  • Vomiting and hemoptysis
Pulse Oximetry/Critical Congenital Heart Disease in Newborn (CCHD)Finger ScanChest site for constriction10 to 20 minutes
  • Dark nail polish
  • Cold finger
Carbon Monoxide MeasurementBreath testing for carbon monoxidePreferably the test must be done at the end of the dayAfter the test
  • Episode of difficulty of breathing (DOB) during the test
  • Vomiting and hemoptysis
Inceptive SpirometryLung Expansion/Recruitment
  • No heavy meal before exercise
  • No pain
  • Enable to follow instruction
Therapeutic
  • Episode of difficulty of breathing (DOB) during the test
  • Vomiting and hemoptysis

THERAPEUTIC/TREATMENTMETHODPATIENT PREPARATIONTURN AROUND TIME / AVAILABILITY OF RESULTSSPECIAL CONSIDERATION / PRECAUTION
Oxygen TherapyProvides ordered supplement oxygenNoneNone
  • None unless doctors have specific instructions
  • Must have a doctors order
Non-invasive Ventilation (NIV)Provide non-invasive mechanical ventilation (Bilevel Positive Airway Pressure/Continuous Positive Airway Pressure)NoneNone
  • Size and type of mask to use
  • Set-pressure must be ordered by doctors
Mechanical VentilationProvide invasive mechanical ventilation (Ventilator)
  • Intubated
  • Setting is ordered by doctors
NoneSetting is based on the clinical presentation of patients
Aerosol Therapy (Nebulization)Provide medication via inhalation using nebulizerShould be given 30 minutes before or after meal to prevent vomitingNoneService is provided only in (In-patient Diagnostic Services) IPD

SLEEP LABORATORY SERVICES
PROGRAMS

SERVICESMETHODPATIENT PREPARATIONPROCESSSPECIAL CONSIDERATION/PRECAUTION
Smoking CessationConsult/MonitoringNoneScheduleNone, unless requesting doctors have identified process to consider


HEART STATION PROCEDURE

PROCEDUREPREPARATIONSCHEDULE
Electrocardiogram (ECG) at Emergency Room/Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
None; just bring the doctor's request for the procedureWalk-in/as in-patient
Electrocardiogram (ECG)None; just bring the doctor's request for the procedure
No schedule
Electrocardiogram - Rhythm StripNone; just bring the doctor's request for the procedure
No Schedule
2D Echocardiogram - AdultNone; just bring the doctor's request for the procedure

Monday to Saturday

8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

2D Echocardiogram - Adult (ICU)None; just bring the doctor's request for the procedure
As soon as possible
2D Echocardiogram - Pedia

None; just bring the doctor's request for the procedure

Monday to Saturday

8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

2D Echocardiogram - Pedia (ICU)
None; just bring the doctor's request for the procedure
As soon as possible
Fetal EchocardiogramNone; just bring the doctor's request for the procedure
By schedule
Stress Echocardiogram
  • Bring/secure doctor's request
  • Rest at least one (1) to two (2) hours after a light meal
  • Avoid caffeine, alcohol, and smoking prior to the test
  • Wear comfortable exercise clothing, preferably with walking or jogging shoes
  • Bring at least one (1) companion

Monday to Saturday

9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Dobutamine Stress Echocardiogram
  • Bring/secure doctor's request
  • Four (4) to six (6) hours of fasting
  • Bring at least one companion
  • Medications can be taken or not, depending on your doctor's instructions
  • Read carefully and understand patient's consent form
  • Inform staff for diagnosis of asthma, arthritis, physical deformities or other concurrent diseases

Monday to Saturday

9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Transesophageal Echocardiogram
  • Bring/secure doctor's request
  • Six (6) to eight (8) hours of fasting
  • Read carefully and understand patient's consent form
  • Inform staff for diagnosis of asthma, allergies, or other concurrent diseases
  • Dentures are removed during the procedure

Monday to Saturday

9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Transesophageal Echocardiogram with Contrast
  • Bring/secure doctor's request
  • Six (6) to eight (8) hours of fasting
  • Read carefully and understand patient's consent form
  • Inform staff for diagnosis of asthma, allergies, or other concurrent diseases
  • Dentures are removed during the procedure

Monday to Saturday

9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Intraoperative Transesophageal EchocardiogramSix (6) to eight (8) hours of fasting/Nothing by mouth (NPO) (In-patient to be done at the operating room)


Treadmill Stress Test
  • Bring/Secure doctor's request
  • Rest at least one to two hours after a light meal
  • Avoid caffeine, alcohol, and smoking prior to test
  • Wear comfortable exercise clothing, preferably with walking or jogging shoes
  • Bring at least one (1) companion

Monday to Saturday

8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Ambulatory Blood Pressure

  • One valid ID
  • Php 1,000.00 - deposit
  • No radiologic procedure

Monday to Saturday

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

24-hour Holter Monitoring, ECG
  • One valid ID
  • Php 1,000.00 - deposit
  • No radiologic procedure

Monday to Saturday

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Pacemaker Interrogation
  • Bring/secure doctor's referral
  • Bring cardiac test results (For new patients)
By appointment
Electrophysiology Study (EPS) Consultation
  • Bring/secure doctor's referral
  • Bring cardiac test results (For new patients)
By appointment
Tilt Table Test
  • Do not eat or drink anything after midnight prior to the procedure or six (6)  hours prior to the test
  • Medications may be taken or not depending on the attending physician
  • Bring at least one companion. You will not be allowed to drive two hours after the test
By appointment

HEART STATION PROCEDURES
VASCULAR PROCEDURES

PROCEDUREPREPARATIONSSCHEDULE
Carotid and VertebralNone

Monday to Saturday

8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) ScreeningNone

Monday to Saturday

8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) Screening - ICUNone

Monday to Saturday

8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Lower Extremity Bilateral VenousNone

Monday to Saturday

8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Lower Extremity One Leg VenousNone

Monday to Saturday

8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Dialysis Graft ScanNone

Monday to Saturday

8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Upper Extremity Bilateral Arteries and VenousNone

Monday to Saturday

8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Upper Extremity One Arm Artery and VenousNone

Monday to Saturday

8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Upper Extremity Bilateral VenousNone

Monday to Saturday

8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Upper Extremity One Arm VenousNone

Monday to Saturday

8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Ankle Brachial Vertebral (Ankle/Brachial Indices)

Refrain from smoking on the day of the test

Monday to Saturday

8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Lower Extremity Bilateral Arteries with Ankle/Brachial IndicesRefrain from smoking on the day of the test

Monday to Saturday

8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Lower Extremity Bilateral Arteries with Ankle/Brachial Indices - ICU
Refrain from smoking on the day of the test

Monday to Saturday

8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Lower Extremity One Leg Artery with Ankle/Brachial IndicesRefrain from smoking on the day of the test

Monday to Saturday

8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Lower Extremity Bilateral Venous and Arterial with Ankle/Brachial Indices
Refrain from smoking on the day of the test

Monday to Saturday

8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Lower Extremity One Leg Venous and Arterial with Ankle/Brachial Indices
Refrain from smoking on the day of the test

Monday to Saturday

8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Upper Extremity Bilateral ArteryRefrain from smoking on the day of the test

Monday to Saturday

8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Upper Extremity One Arm ArteryRefrain from smoking on the day of the test

Monday to Saturday

8:00 AM to 4:00 PM


HEART STATION PROCEDURES
DUPLEX SCAN OF PASS

PROCEDUREPREPARATIONSSCHEDULE
Upper Extremity Vein Mapping (Bilateral)None

Monday to Saturday

8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Upper Extremity Vein Mapping (Unilateral)
None

Monday to Saturday

8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Lower Extremity Vein Mapping (Bilateral)None

Monday to Saturday

8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Lower Extremity Vein Mapping (Unilateral)
None

Monday to Saturday

8:00 AM to 4:00 PM


HEART STATION PROCEDURES
CARDIAC REHABILITATION

PROCEDUREPREPARATIONSSCHEDULE
Phase 1: InitialNone

Monday to Saturday

8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Phase 1: Succeeding SessionNone

Monday to Saturday

8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Phase 2: Complete (12 Sessions)None

Monday to Saturday

8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Phase 2: Per SessionNone

Monday to Saturday

8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Phase 3: Complete (12 Sessions)None

Monday to Saturday

8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Phase 3: Per SessionNone

Monday to Saturday

8:00 AM to 4:00 PM


HEART STATION PROCEDURES
NEW PROCEDURE


PROCEDUREPREPARATIONSSCHEDULE
Bilateral Arterial Duplex Scan (ADS)None

Monday to Sunday

8:00 AM to 3:00 PM

One Leg Arterial Duplex ScanNone

Monday to Sunday

8:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Segmental Pressure and Waveform Analysis with Digital PhotoplethysmographyNone

Monday to Sunday

8:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Arterial Duplex Scan (ADS) with Segmental Pressure and Waveform Analysis with

Digital Photoplethysmography (In-patient/Outpatient)

None

Monday to Sunday

8:00 AM to 3:00 PM


CARDIAC CATHLAB PROCEDURES
INTERVENTIONAL CARDIOLOGY

PROCEDURE
PREPARATIONS

SCHEDULE OF PROCEDURES

RELEASE OF RESULTS
Aortagram/Aortography
  • Your doctor may arrange tests you need to have to help you assess your case. These may include blood tests, an electrocardiogram (ECG), an exercise test, etc...
  • You may be admitted the day before the procedure, but most people are admitted in the same day. You may be asked not to have anything to eat or drink for six(6) to eight (8) hours prior to the procedure
  • Discuss medications, allergies, and any other issues with your doctor
  • When you are admitted , a doctor will explain the procedure to you, give you a brief physical examination, and answer any questions that you or your family may have. You will be asked to sign a form consenting to the test
  • You will be asked to remove any jewelry that you are wearing and put on a hospital gown. You will be shaved in the area where the catheter will be inserted. Sometimes you will be given a sedative about an hour before the test to help you relax

Monday to Friday

7:00 AM to 5:00 PM


Saturday

7:00 AM to 3:00 PM


(Sundays, holidays, and nights are open for Emergency Requests only)

Same Day Release or  three (3) days maximum
Automated Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (AICD) Implantation
  • Your doctor may arrange tests you need to have to help you assess your case. These may include blood tests, an electrocardiogram (ECG), an exercise test, etc...
  • You may be admitted the day before the procedure, but most people are admitted in the same day. You may be asked not to have anything to eat or drink for six(6) to eight (8) hours prior to the procedure
  • Discuss medications, allergies, and any other issues with your doctor
  • When you are admitted , a doctor will explain the procedure to you, give you a brief physical examination, and answer any questions that you or your family may have. You will be asked to sign a form consenting to the test
  • You will be asked to remove any jewelry that you are wearing and put on a hospital gown. You will be shaved in the area where the catheter will be inserted. Sometimes you will be given a sedative about an hour before the test to help you relax

Monday to Friday

7:00 AM to 5:00 PM


Saturday

7:00 AM to 3:00 PM


(Sundays, holidays, and nights are open for Emergency Requests only)

Same Day Release or  three (3) days maximum
Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Defibrillator (CRTD) Implantation
  • Your doctor may arrange tests you need to have to help you assess your case. These may include blood tests, an electrocardiogram (ECG), an exercise test, etc...
  • You may be admitted the day before the procedure, but most people are admitted in the same day. You may be asked not to have anything to eat or drink for six(6) to eight (8) hours prior to the procedure
  • Discuss medications, allergies, and any other issues with your doctor
  • When you are admitted , a doctor will explain the procedure to you, give you a brief physical examination, and answer any questions that you or your family may have. You will be asked to sign a form consenting to the test
  • You will be asked to remove any jewelry that you are wearing and put on a hospital gown. You will be shaved in the area where the catheter will be inserted. Sometimes you will be given a sedative about an hour before the test to help you relax

Monday to Friday

7:00 AM to 5:00 PM


Saturday

7:00 AM to 3:00 PM


(Sundays, holidays, and nights are open for Emergency Requests only)

Same Day Release or  three (3) days maximum
Coronary Angiogram with Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty (PTCA) and Stenting
  • Your doctor may arrange tests you need to have to help you assess your case. These may include blood tests, an electrocardiogram (ECG), an exercise test, etc...
  • You may be admitted the day before the procedure, but most people are admitted in the same day. You may be asked not to have anything to eat or drink for six(6) to eight (8) hours prior to the procedure
  • Discuss medications, allergies, and any other issues with your doctor
  • When you are admitted , a doctor will explain the procedure to you, give you a brief physical examination, and answer any questions that you or your family may have. You will be asked to sign a form consenting to the test
  • You will be asked to remove any jewelry that you are wearing and put on a hospital gown. You will be shaved in the area where the catheter will be inserted. Sometimes you will be given a sedative about an hour before the test to help you relax

Monday to Friday

7:00 AM to 5:00 PM


Saturday

7:00 AM to 3:00 PM


(Sundays, holidays, and nights are open for Emergency Requests only)

Same Day Release or  three (3) days maximum
Coronary Angiogram / Angiography
  • Your doctor may arrange tests you need to have to help you assess your case. These may include blood tests, an electrocardiogram (ECG), an exercise test, etc...
  • You may be admitted the day before the procedure, but most people are admitted in the same day. You may be asked not to have anything to eat or drink for six(6) to eight (8) hours prior to the procedure
  • Discuss medications, allergies, and any other issues with your doctor
  • When you are admitted , a doctor will explain the procedure to you, give you a brief physical examination, and answer any questions that you or your family may have. You will be asked to sign a form consenting to the test
  • You will be asked to remove any jewelry that you are wearing and put on a hospital gown. You will be shaved in the area where the catheter will be inserted. Sometimes you will be given a sedative about an hour before the test to help you relax

Monday to Friday

7:00 AM to 5:00 PM


Saturday

7:00 AM to 3:00 PM


(Sundays, holidays, and nights are open for Emergency Requests only)

Same Day Release or  three (3) days maximum
Coronary and Selective Peripheral Angiography
  • Your doctor may arrange tests you need to have to help you assess your case. These may include blood tests, an electrocardiogram (ECG), an exercise test, etc...
  • You may be admitted the day before the procedure, but most people are admitted in the same day. You may be asked not to have anything to eat or drink for six(6) to eight (8) hours prior to the procedure
  • Discuss medications, allergies, and any other issues with your doctor
  • When you are admitted , a doctor will explain the procedure to you, give you a brief physical examination, and answer any questions that you or your family may have. You will be asked to sign a form consenting to the test
  • You will be asked to remove any jewelry that you are wearing and put on a hospital gown. You will be shaved in the area where the catheter will be inserted. Sometimes you will be given a sedative about an hour before the test to help you relax

Monday to Friday

7:00 AM to 5:00 PM


Saturday

7:00 AM to 3:00 PM


(Sundays, holidays, and nights are open for Emergency Requests only)

Same Day Release or  three (3) days maximum
Endovascular Aneurysm Repair (EVAR)
  • Your doctor may arrange tests you need to have to help you assess your case. These may include blood tests, an electrocardiogram (ECG), an exercise test, etc...
  • You may be admitted the day before the procedure, but most people are admitted in the same day. You may be asked not to have anything to eat or drink for six(6) to eight (8) hours prior to the procedure
  • Discuss medications, allergies, and any other issues with your doctor
  • When you are admitted , a doctor will explain the procedure to you, give you a brief physical examination, and answer any questions that you or your family may have. You will be asked to sign a form consenting to the test
  • You will be asked to remove any jewelry that you are wearing and put on a hospital gown. You will be shaved in the area where the catheter will be inserted. Sometimes you will be given a sedative about an hour before the test to help you relax

Monday to Friday

7:00 AM to 5:00 PM


Saturday

7:00 AM to 3:00 PM


(Sundays, holidays, and nights are open for Emergency Requests only)

Same Day Release or  three (3) days maximum
Hemodynamics
  • Your doctor may arrange tests you need to have to help you assess your case. These may include blood tests, an electrocardiogram (ECG), an exercise test, etc...
  • You may be admitted the day before the procedure, but most people are admitted in the same day. You may be asked not to have anything to eat or drink for six(6) to eight (8) hours prior to the procedure
  • Discuss medications, allergies, and any other issues with your doctor
  • When you are admitted , a doctor will explain the procedure to you, give you a brief physical examination, and answer any questions that you or your family may have. You will be asked to sign a form consenting to the test
  • You will be asked to remove any jewelry that you are wearing and put on a hospital gown. You will be shaved in the area where the catheter will be inserted. Sometimes you will be given a sedative about an hour before the test to help you relax

Monday to Friday

7:00 AM to 5:00 PM


Saturday

7:00 AM to 3:00 PM


(Sundays, holidays, and nights are open for Emergency Requests only)

Same Day Release or  three (3) days maximum
Insertion of Intra-Aortic Balloon
  • Your doctor may arrange tests you need to have to help you assess your case. These may include blood tests, an electrocardiogram (ECG), an exercise test, etc...
  • You may be admitted the day before the procedure, but most people are admitted in the same day. You may be asked not to have anything to eat or drink for six(6) to eight (8) hours prior to the procedure
  • Discuss medications, allergies, and any other issues with your doctor
  • When you are admitted , a doctor will explain the procedure to you, give you a brief physical examination, and answer any questions that you or your family may have. You will be asked to sign a form consenting to the test
  • You will be asked to remove any jewelry that you are wearing and put on a hospital gown. You will be shaved in the area where the catheter will be inserted. Sometimes you will be given a sedative about an hour before the test to help you relax

Monday to Friday

7:00 AM to 5:00 PM


Saturday

7:00 AM to 3:00 PM


(Sundays, holidays, and nights are open for Emergency Requests only)

Same Day Release or  three (3) days maximum
Left Heart Catheterization
  • Your doctor may arrange tests you need to have to help you assess your case. These may include blood tests, an electrocardiogram (ECG), an exercise test, etc...
  • You may be admitted the day before the procedure, but most people are admitted in the same day. You may be asked not to have anything to eat or drink for six(6) to eight (8) hours prior to the procedure
  • Discuss medications, allergies, and any other issues with your doctor
  • When you are admitted , a doctor will explain the procedure to you, give you a brief physical examination, and answer any questions that you or your family may have. You will be asked to sign a form consenting to the test
  • You will be asked to remove any jewelry that you are wearing and put on a hospital gown. You will be shaved in the area where the catheter will be inserted. Sometimes you will be given a sedative about an hour before the test to help you relax

Monday to Friday

7:00 AM to 5:00 PM


Saturday

7:00 AM to 3:00 PM


(Sundays, holidays, and nights are open for Emergency Requests only)

Same Day Release or  three (3) days maximum
Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty (PTCA)
  • Your doctor may arrange tests you need to have to help you assess your case. These may include blood tests, an electrocardiogram (ECG), an exercise test, etc...
  • You may be admitted the day before the procedure, but most people are admitted in the same day. You may be asked not to have anything to eat or drink for six(6) to eight (8) hours prior to the procedure
  • Discuss medications, allergies, and any other issues with your doctor
  • When you are admitted , a doctor will explain the procedure to you, give you a brief physical examination, and answer any questions that you or your family may have. You will be asked to sign a form consenting to the test
  • You will be asked to remove any jewelry that you are wearing and put on a hospital gown. You will be shaved in the area where the catheter will be inserted. Sometimes you will be given a sedative about an hour before the test to help you relax

Monday to Friday

7:00 AM to 5:00 PM


Saturday

7:00 AM to 3:00 PM


(Sundays, holidays, and nights are open for Emergency Requests only)

Same Day Release or  three (3) days maximum
Pericardiocentesis
  • Your doctor may arrange tests you need to have to help you assess your case. These may include blood tests, an electrocardiogram (ECG), an exercise test, etc...
  • You may be admitted the day before the procedure, but most people are admitted in the same day. You may be asked not to have anything to eat or drink for six(6) to eight (8) hours prior to the procedure
  • Discuss medications, allergies, and any other issues with your doctor
  • When you are admitted , a doctor will explain the procedure to you, give you a brief physical examination, and answer any questions that you or your family may have. You will be asked to sign a form consenting to the test
  • You will be asked to remove any jewelry that you are wearing and put on a hospital gown. You will be shaved in the area where the catheter will be inserted. Sometimes you will be given a sedative about an hour before the test to help you relax

Monday to Friday

7:00 AM to 5:00 PM


Saturday

7:00 AM to 3:00 PM


(Sundays, holidays, and nights are open for Emergency Requests only)

Same Day Release or  three (3) days maximum
Peripheral Vascular Angiogram
  • Your doctor may arrange tests you need to have to help you assess your case. These may include blood tests, an electrocardiogram (ECG), an exercise test, etc...
  • You may be admitted the day before the procedure, but most people are admitted in the same day. You may be asked not to have anything to eat or drink for six(6) to eight (8) hours prior to the procedure
  • Discuss medications, allergies, and any other issues with your doctor
  • When you are admitted , a doctor will explain the procedure to you, give you a brief physical examination, and answer any questions that you or your family may have. You will be asked to sign a form consenting to the test
  • You will be asked to remove any jewelry that you are wearing and put on a hospital gown. You will be shaved in the area where the catheter will be inserted. Sometimes you will be given a sedative about an hour before the test to help you relax

Monday to Friday

7:00 AM to 5:00 PM


Saturday

7:00 AM to 3:00 PM


(Sundays, holidays, and nights are open for Emergency Requests only)

Same Day Release or  three (3) days maximum
Peripheral Vascular Angiography with Transcatheter Intervention
  • Your doctor may arrange tests you need to have to help you assess your case. These may include blood tests, an electrocardiogram (ECG), an exercise test, etc...
  • You may be admitted the day before the procedure, but most people are admitted in the same day. You may be asked not to have anything to eat or drink for six(6) to eight (8) hours prior to the procedure
  • Discuss medications, allergies, and any other issues with your doctor
  • When you are admitted , a doctor will explain the procedure to you, give you a brief physical examination, and answer any questions that you or your family may have. You will be asked to sign a form consenting to the test
  • You will be asked to remove any jewelry that you are wearing and put on a hospital gown. You will be shaved in the area where the catheter will be inserted. Sometimes you will be given a sedative about an hour before the test to help you relax

Monday to Friday

7:00 AM to 5:00 PM


Saturday

7:00 AM to 3:00 PM


(Sundays, holidays, and nights are open for Emergency Requests only)

Same Day Release or  three (3) days maximum
Peripheral Vascular Intervention
  • Your doctor may arrange tests you need to have to help you assess your case. These may include blood tests, an electrocardiogram (ECG), an exercise test, etc...
  • You may be admitted the day before the procedure, but most people are admitted in the same day. You may be asked not to have anything to eat or drink for six(6) to eight (8) hours prior to the procedure
  • Discuss medications, allergies, and any other issues with your doctor
  • When you are admitted , a doctor will explain the procedure to you, give you a brief physical examination, and answer any questions that you or your family may have. You will be asked to sign a form consenting to the test
  • You will be asked to remove any jewelry that you are wearing and put on a hospital gown. You will be shaved in the area where the catheter will be inserted. Sometimes you will be given a sedative about an hour before the test to help you relax

Monday to Friday

7:00 AM to 5:00 PM


Saturday

7:00 AM to 3:00 PM


(Sundays, holidays, and nights are open for Emergency Requests only)

Same Day Release or  three (3) days maximum
Permanent Pacemaker Implantation
  • Your doctor may arrange tests you need to have to help you assess your case. These may include blood tests, an electrocardiogram (ECG), an exercise test, etc...
  • You may be admitted the day before the procedure, but most people are admitted in the same day. You may be asked not to have anything to eat or drink for six(6) to eight (8) hours prior to the procedure
  • Discuss medications, allergies, and any other issues with your doctor
  • When you are admitted , a doctor will explain the procedure to you, give you a brief physical examination, and answer any questions that you or your family may have. You will be asked to sign a form consenting to the test
  • You will be asked to remove any jewelry that you are wearing and put on a hospital gown. You will be shaved in the area where the catheter will be inserted. Sometimes you will be given a sedative about an hour before the test to help you relax

Monday to Friday

7:00 AM to 5:00 PM


Saturday

7:00 AM to 3:00 PM


(Sundays, holidays, and nights are open for Emergency Requests only)

Same Day Release or  three (3) days maximum
Right Heart Catheterization
  • Your doctor may arrange tests you need to have to help you assess your case. These may include blood tests, an electrocardiogram (ECG), an exercise test, etc...
  • You may be admitted the day before the procedure, but most people are admitted in the same day. You may be asked not to have anything to eat or drink for six(6) to eight (8) hours prior to the procedure
  • Discuss medications, allergies, and any other issues with your doctor
  • When you are admitted , a doctor will explain the procedure to you, give you a brief physical examination, and answer any questions that you or your family may have. You will be asked to sign a form consenting to the test
  • You will be asked to remove any jewelry that you are wearing and put on a hospital gown. You will be shaved in the area where the catheter will be inserted. Sometimes you will be given a sedative about an hour before the test to help you relax

Monday to Friday

7:00 AM to 5:00 PM


Saturday

7:00 AM to 3:00 PM


(Sundays, holidays, and nights are open for Emergency Requests only)

Same Day Release or  three (3) days maximum
Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) - Congenital Heart
  • Your doctor may arrange tests you need to have to help you assess your case. These may include blood tests, an electrocardiogram (ECG), an exercise test, etc...
  • You may be admitted the day before the procedure, but most people are admitted in the same day. You may be asked not to have anything to eat or drink for six(6) to eight (8) hours prior to the procedure
  • Discuss medications, allergies, and any other issues with your doctor
  • When you are admitted , a doctor will explain the procedure to you, give you a brief physical examination, and answer any questions that you or your family may have. You will be asked to sign a form consenting to the test
  • You will be asked to remove any jewelry that you are wearing and put on a hospital gown. You will be shaved in the area where the catheter will be inserted. Sometimes you will be given a sedative about an hour before the test to help you relax

Monday to Friday

7:00 AM to 5:00 PM


Saturday

7:00 AM to 3:00 PM


(Sundays, holidays, and nights are open for Emergency Requests only)

Same Day Release or  three (3) days maximum
Temporary Pacemaker Insertion (TPI)
  • Your doctor may arrange tests you need to have to help you assess your case. These may include blood tests, an electrocardiogram (ECG), an exercise test, etc...
  • You may be admitted the day before the procedure, but most people are admitted in the same day. You may be asked not to have anything to eat or drink for six(6) to eight (8) hours prior to the procedure
  • Discuss medications, allergies, and any other issues with your doctor
  • When you are admitted , a doctor will explain the procedure to you, give you a brief physical examination, and answer any questions that you or your family may have. You will be asked to sign a form consenting to the test
  • You will be asked to remove any jewelry that you are wearing and put on a hospital gown. You will be shaved in the area where the catheter will be inserted. Sometimes you will be given a sedative about an hour before the test to help you relax

Monday to Friday

7:00 AM to 5:00 PM


Saturday

7:00 AM to 3:00 PM


(Sundays, holidays, and nights are open for Emergency Requests only)

Same Day Release or  three (3) days maximum
Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair (TEVAR)
  • Your doctor may arrange tests you need to have to help you assess your case. These may include blood tests, an electrocardiogram (ECG), an exercise test, etc...
  • You may be admitted the day before the procedure, but most people are admitted in the same day. You may be asked not to have anything to eat or drink for six(6) to eight (8) hours prior to the procedure
  • Discuss medications, allergies, and any other issues with your doctor
  • When you are admitted , a doctor will explain the procedure to you, give you a brief physical examination, and answer any questions that you or your family may have. You will be asked to sign a form consenting to the test
  • You will be asked to remove any jewelry that you are wearing and put on a hospital gown. You will be shaved in the area where the catheter will be inserted. Sometimes you will be given a sedative about an hour before the test to help you relax

Monday to Friday

7:00 AM to 5:00 PM


Saturday

7:00 AM to 3:00 PM


(Sundays, holidays, and nights are open for Emergency Requests only)

Same Day Release or  three (3) days maximum
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Repair/Implantation (TAVR/TAVI)
  • Your doctor may arrange tests you need to have to help you assess your case. These may include blood tests, an electrocardiogram (ECG), an exercise test, etc...
  • You may be admitted the day before the procedure, but most people are admitted in the same day. You may be asked not to have anything to eat or drink for six(6) to eight (8) hours prior to the procedure
  • Discuss medications, allergies, and any other issues with your doctor
  • When you are admitted , a doctor will explain the procedure to you, give you a brief physical examination, and answer any questions that you or your family may have. You will be asked to sign a form consenting to the test
  • You will be asked to remove any jewelry that you are wearing and put on a hospital gown. You will be shaved in the area where the catheter will be inserted. Sometimes you will be given a sedative about an hour before the test to help you relax

Monday to Friday

7:00 AM to 5:00 PM


Saturday

7:00 AM to 3:00 PM


(Sundays, holidays, and nights are open for Emergency Requests only)

Same Day Release or  three (3) days maximum
Vascular Sheath Insertion
  • Your doctor may arrange tests you need to have to help you assess your case. These may include blood tests, an electrocardiogram (ECG), an exercise test, etc...
  • You may be admitted the day before the procedure, but most people are admitted in the same day. You may be asked not to have anything to eat or drink for six(6) to eight (8) hours prior to the procedure
  • Discuss medications, allergies, and any other issues with your doctor
  • When you are admitted , a doctor will explain the procedure to you, give you a brief physical examination, and answer any questions that you or your family may have. You will be asked to sign a form consenting to the test
  • You will be asked to remove any jewelry that you are wearing and put on a hospital gown. You will be shaved in the area where the catheter will be inserted. Sometimes you will be given a sedative about an hour before the test to help you relax

Monday to Friday

7:00 AM to 5:00 PM


Saturday

7:00 AM to 3:00 PM


(Sundays, holidays, and nights are open for Emergency Requests only)

Same Day Release or  three (3) days maximum

CARDIAC CATHLAB PROCEDURES
INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY

PROCEDUREPREPARATIONSSCHEDULE OF PROCEDURESRELEASE OF RESULTS
Fistulogram with Intervention
  • Your doctor may arrange tests you need to have to help you assess your case. These may include blood tests, an electrocardiogram (ECG), an exercise test, etc...
  • You may be admitted the day before the procedure, but most people are admitted in the same day. You may be asked not to have anything to eat or drink for six(6) to eight (8) hours prior to the procedure
  • Discuss medications, allergies, and any other issues with your doctor
  • When you are admitted , a doctor will explain the procedure to you, give you a brief physical examination, and answer any questions that you or your family may have. You will be asked to sign a form consenting to the test
  • You will be asked to remove any jewelry that you are wearing and put on a hospital gown. You will be shaved in the area where the catheter will be inserted. Sometimes you will be given a sedative about an hour before the test to help you relax

Monday to Friday

7:00 AM to 5:00 PM


Saturday

7:00 AM to 3:00 PM


(Sundays, holidays, and nights are open for Emergency Requests only)

Same Day Release or  three (3) days maximum
Hemodialysis Access Management
  • Your doctor may arrange tests you need to have to help you assess your case. These may include blood tests, an electrocardiogram (ECG), an exercise test, etc...
  • You may be admitted the day before the procedure, but most people are admitted in the same day. You may be asked not to have anything to eat or drink for six(6) to eight (8) hours prior to the procedure
  • Discuss medications, allergies, and any other issues with your doctor
  • When you are admitted , a doctor will explain the procedure to you, give you a brief physical examination, and answer any questions that you or your family may have. You will be asked to sign a form consenting to the test
  • You will be asked to remove any jewelry that you are wearing and put on a hospital gown. You will be shaved in the area where the catheter will be inserted. Sometimes you will be given a sedative about an hour before the test to help you relax

Monday to Friday

7:00 AM to 5:00 PM


Saturday

7:00 AM to 3:00 PM


(Sundays, holidays, and nights are open for Emergency Requests only)

Same Day Release or  three (3) days maximum
Implantation of Vena Cava Filter
  • Your doctor may arrange tests you need to have to help you assess your case. These may include blood tests, an electrocardiogram (ECG), an exercise test, etc...
  • You may be admitted the day before the procedure, but most people are admitted in the same day. You may be asked not to have anything to eat or drink for six(6) to eight (8) hours prior to the procedure
  • Discuss medications, allergies, and any other issues with your doctor
  • When you are admitted , a doctor will explain the procedure to you, give you a brief physical examination, and answer any questions that you or your family may have. You will be asked to sign a form consenting to the test
  • You will be asked to remove any jewelry that you are wearing and put on a hospital gown. You will be shaved in the area where the catheter will be inserted. Sometimes you will be given a sedative about an hour before the test to help you relax

Monday to Friday

7:00 AM to 5:00 PM


Saturday

7:00 AM to 3:00 PM


(Sundays, holidays, and nights are open for Emergency Requests only)

Same Day Release or  three (3) days maximum
Liver Angiogram with Selective Internal Radiation Therapy (SIRT)
  • Your doctor may arrange tests you need to have to help you assess your case. These may include blood tests, an electrocardiogram (ECG), an exercise test, etc...
  • You may be admitted the day before the procedure, but most people are admitted in the same day. You may be asked not to have anything to eat or drink for six(6) to eight (8) hours prior to the procedure
  • Discuss medications, allergies, and any other issues with your doctor
  • When you are admitted , a doctor will explain the procedure to you, give you a brief physical examination, and answer any questions that you or your family may have. You will be asked to sign a form consenting to the test
  • You will be asked to remove any jewelry that you are wearing and put on a hospital gown. You will be shaved in the area where the catheter will be inserted. Sometimes you will be given a sedative about an hour before the test to help you relax

Monday to Friday

7:00 AM to 5:00 PM


Saturday

7:00 AM to 3:00 PM


(Sundays, holidays, and nights are open for Emergency Requests only)

Same Day Release or  three (3) days maximum
Nephrostomy Tube Insertion
  • Your doctor may arrange tests you need to have to help you assess your case. These may include blood tests, an electrocardiogram (ECG), an exercise test, etc...
  • You may be admitted the day before the procedure, but most people are admitted in the same day. You may be asked not to have anything to eat or drink for six(6) to eight (8) hours prior to the procedure
  • Discuss medications, allergies, and any other issues with your doctor
  • When you are admitted , a doctor will explain the procedure to you, give you a brief physical examination, and answer any questions that you or your family may have. You will be asked to sign a form consenting to the test
  • You will be asked to remove any jewelry that you are wearing and put on a hospital gown. You will be shaved in the area where the catheter will be inserted. Sometimes you will be given a sedative about an hour before the test to help you relax

Monday to Friday

7:00 AM to 5:00 PM


Saturday

7:00 AM to 3:00 PM


(Sundays, holidays, and nights are open for Emergency Requests only)

Same Day Release or  three (3) days maximum
Percutaneous Transhepatic Biliary Drainage (PTBD)
  • Your doctor may arrange tests you need to have to help you assess your case. These may include blood tests, an electrocardiogram (ECG), an exercise test, etc...
  • You may be admitted the day before the procedure, but most people are admitted in the same day. You may be asked not to have anything to eat or drink for six(6) to eight (8) hours prior to the procedure
  • Discuss medications, allergies, and any other issues with your doctor
  • When you are admitted , a doctor will explain the procedure to you, give you a brief physical examination, and answer any questions that you or your family may have. You will be asked to sign a form consenting to the test
  • You will be asked to remove any jewelry that you are wearing and put on a hospital gown. You will be shaved in the area where the catheter will be inserted. Sometimes you will be given a sedative about an hour before the test to help you relax

Monday to Friday

7:00 AM to 5:00 PM


Saturday

7:00 AM to 3:00 PM


(Sundays, holidays, and nights are open for Emergency Requests only)

Same Day Release or  three (3) days maximum
Peripherally Inserted Central Venous Catheter (PICC) Line Insertion
  • Your doctor may arrange tests you need to have to help you assess your case. These may include blood tests, an electrocardiogram (ECG), an exercise test, etc...
  • You may be admitted the day before the procedure, but most people are admitted in the same day. You may be asked not to have anything to eat or drink for six(6) to eight (8) hours prior to the procedure
  • Discuss medications, allergies, and any other issues with your doctor
  • When you are admitted , a doctor will explain the procedure to you, give you a brief physical examination, and answer any questions that you or your family may have. You will be asked to sign a form consenting to the test
  • You will be asked to remove any jewelry that you are wearing and put on a hospital gown. You will be shaved in the area where the catheter will be inserted. Sometimes you will be given a sedative about an hour before the test to help you relax

Monday to Friday

7:00 AM to 5:00 PM


Saturday

7:00 AM to 3:00 PM


(Sundays, holidays, and nights are open for Emergency Requests only)

Same Day Release or  three (3) days maximum
Transarterial Chemoembolization (TACE)
  • Your doctor may arrange tests you need to have to help you assess your case. These may include blood tests, an electrocardiogram (ECG), an exercise test, etc...
  • You may be admitted the day before the procedure, but most people are admitted in the same day. You may be asked not to have anything to eat or drink for six(6) to eight (8) hours prior to the procedure
  • Discuss medications, allergies, and any other issues with your doctor
  • When you are admitted , a doctor will explain the procedure to you, give you a brief physical examination, and answer any questions that you or your family may have. You will be asked to sign a form consenting to the test
  • You will be asked to remove any jewelry that you are wearing and put on a hospital gown. You will be shaved in the area where the catheter will be inserted. Sometimes you will be given a sedative about an hour before the test to help you relax

Monday to Friday

7:00 AM to 5:00 PM


Saturday

7:00 AM to 3:00 PM


(Sundays, holidays, and nights are open for Emergency Requests only)

Same Day Release or  three (3) days maximum
Visceral Angiogram
  • Your doctor may arrange tests you need to have to help you assess your case. These may include blood tests, an electrocardiogram (ECG), an exercise test, etc...
  • You may be admitted the day before the procedure, but most people are admitted in the same day. You may be asked not to have anything to eat or drink for six(6) to eight (8) hours prior to the procedure
  • Discuss medications, allergies, and any other issues with your doctor
  • When you are admitted , a doctor will explain the procedure to you, give you a brief physical examination, and answer any questions that you or your family may have. You will be asked to sign a form consenting to the test
  • You will be asked to remove any jewelry that you are wearing and put on a hospital gown. You will be shaved in the area where the catheter will be inserted. Sometimes you will be given a sedative about an hour before the test to help you relax

Monday to Friday

7:00 AM to 5:00 PM


Saturday

7:00 AM to 3:00 PM


(Sundays, holidays, and nights are open for Emergency Requests only)

Same Day Release or  three (3) days maximum
Visceral Angiogram with Transarterial Chemoebolization (TACE)
  • Your doctor may arrange tests you need to have to help you assess your case. These may include blood tests, an electrocardiogram (ECG), an exercise test, etc...
  • You may be admitted the day before the procedure, but most people are admitted in the same day. You may be asked not to have anything to eat or drink for six(6) to eight (8) hours prior to the procedure
  • Discuss medications, allergies, and any other issues with your doctor
  • When you are admitted , a doctor will explain the procedure to you, give you a brief physical examination, and answer any questions that you or your family may have. You will be asked to sign a form consenting to the test
  • You will be asked to remove any jewelry that you are wearing and put on a hospital gown. You will be shaved in the area where the catheter will be inserted. Sometimes you will be given a sedative about an hour before the test to help you relax

Monday to Friday

7:00 AM to 5:00 PM


Saturday

7:00 AM to 3:00 PM


(Sundays, holidays, and nights are open for Emergency Requests only)

Same Day Release or  three (3) days maximum

CARDIAC CATHLAB PROCEDURES
INTERVENTIONAL NEUROLOGY

PROCEDUREPREPARATIONSSCHEDULE OF PROCEDURESRELEASE OF RESULTS
Cerebral Angiogram
  • Your doctor may arrange tests you need to have to help you assess your case. These may include blood tests, an electrocardiogram (ECG), an exercise test, etc...
  • You may be admitted the day before the procedure, but most people are admitted in the same day. You may be asked not to have anything to eat or drink for six(6) to eight (8) hours prior to the procedure
  • Discuss medications, allergies, and any other issues with your doctor
  • When you are admitted , a doctor will explain the procedure to you, give you a brief physical examination, and answer any questions that you or your family may have. You will be asked to sign a form consenting to the test
  • You will be asked to remove any jewelry that you are wearing and put on a hospital gown. You will be shaved in the area where the catheter will be inserted. Sometimes you will be given a sedative about an hour before the test to help you relax

Monday to Friday

7:00 AM to 5:00 PM


Saturday

7:00 AM to 3:00 PM


(Sundays, holidays, and nights are open for Emergency Requests only)

Same Day Release or  three (3) days maximum
Cerebral Angiogram with Coiling and/or Stenting
  • Your doctor may arrange tests you need to have to help you assess your case. These may include blood tests, an electrocardiogram (ECG), an exercise test, etc...
  • You may be admitted the day before the procedure, but most people are admitted in the same day. You may be asked not to have anything to eat or drink for six(6) to eight (8) hours prior to the procedure
  • Discuss medications, allergies, and any other issues with your doctor
  • When you are admitted , a doctor will explain the procedure to you, give you a brief physical examination, and answer any questions that you or your family may have. You will be asked to sign a form consenting to the test
  • You will be asked to remove any jewelry that you are wearing and put on a hospital gown. You will be shaved in the area where the catheter will be inserted. Sometimes you will be given a sedative about an hour before the test to help you relax

Monday to Friday

7:00 AM to 5:00 PM


Saturday

7:00 AM to 3:00 PM


(Sundays, holidays, and nights are open for Emergency Requests only)

Same Day Release or  three (3) days maximum
Cerebral Angiogram with Embolization
  • Your doctor may arrange tests you need to have to help you assess your case. These may include blood tests, an electrocardiogram (ECG), an exercise test, etc...
  • You may be admitted the day before the procedure, but most people are admitted in the same day. You may be asked not to have anything to eat or drink for six(6) to eight (8) hours prior to the procedure
  • Discuss medications, allergies, and any other issues with your doctor
  • When you are admitted , a doctor will explain the procedure to you, give you a brief physical examination, and answer any questions that you or your family may have. You will be asked to sign a form consenting to the test
  • You will be asked to remove any jewelry that you are wearing and put on a hospital gown. You will be shaved in the area where the catheter will be inserted. Sometimes you will be given a sedative about an hour before the test to help you relax

Monday to Friday

7:00 AM to 5:00 PM


Saturday

7:00 AM to 3:00 PM


(Sundays, holidays, and nights are open for Emergency Requests only)

Same Day Release or  three (3) days maximum
Mechanical Thrombectomy
  • Your doctor may arrange tests you need to have to help you assess your case. These may include blood tests, an electrocardiogram (ECG), an exercise test, etc...
  • You may be admitted the day before the procedure, but most people are admitted in the same day. You may be asked not to have anything to eat or drink for six(6) to eight (8) hours prior to the procedure
  • Discuss medications, allergies, and any other issues with your doctor
  • When you are admitted , a doctor will explain the procedure to you, give you a brief physical examination, and answer any questions that you or your family may have. You will be asked to sign a form consenting to the test
  • You will be asked to remove any jewelry that you are wearing and put on a hospital gown. You will be shaved in the area where the catheter will be inserted. Sometimes you will be given a sedative about an hour before the test to help you relax

Monday to Friday

7:00 AM to 5:00 PM


Saturday

7:00 AM to 3:00 PM


(Sundays, holidays, and nights are open for Emergency Requests only)

Same Day Release or  three (3) days maximum

CARDIAC CATHLAB PROCEDURES
OTHER PROCEDURES

Activated Clotting Time
CathLab Basic Fluoroscopy
Oximetry

Note: CathLab procedures include other tests that require Fluoroscopic Examination of peripheral, abdominal, etc. arteries and veins both for Diagnostic and Interventional purposes.