Other Cardiovascular Procedures

Diagnostic Tests

Nuclear Stress Testing

Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE)


Chest Echocardiography (Transthoracic)

Electrocardiogram (ECG)

Electrophysiology Study (EPS)

Doppler Ultrasound

Minimally Invasive Procedures

Atherectomy (Directional)

Excimer Laser Coronary Atherectomy (ELCA)

Rotational Coronary Atherectomy (RA)

Atherectomy (Transluminal)

Embolization for Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)

Catheter Ablation for Arrhythmia

Catheter Ablation for Arrhythmia

Right Heart Catheterization (Pulmonary Artery Catheterization)

Aortic Angiogram

Understanding Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)

Having a Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)

After Your Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)

Understanding Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump Therapy

Understanding Loop Recorder Implantation

Having Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump Therapy

Cardiac Procedures

Mechanical Thrombectomy


Coronary Angiography

The Angiography Procedure: What to Expect

Angiography: Understanding the Risks

What is Coronary Angioplasty?

Coronary Angioplasty (PCI, PTCA)

The Angioplasty Procedure: What to Expect

What is a Heart Stent?

Cardiovascular Stent Placement

Angioplasty and Stenting: Understanding the Risks

Angioplasty: Your Hospital Recovery

Angioplasty: Your Home Recovery

Angioplasty: Medications

After Angioplasty: Understanding Short-Term Complications

Angioplasty: What is Restenosis?

What Is a Coronary Angiogram?

What Is Coronary Angioplasty?

Balloon Angioplasty and Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery

Aortic Coarctation Balloon Angioplasty

Coronary Angiography

Coronary Angioplasty

Coronary Atherectomy

Coronary Stents

Having Cardiac Catheterization

Peripheral Angiography

Risks and Complications of Angiography

Peripheral Angioplasty

Discharge Instructions for Coronary Angioplasty and Stenting

Discharge Instructions for Cardiac Catheterization

Taking Blood Thinners After Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI)

Follow-up Appointment After Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI)

Lifestyle Management After Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI)

Exercising Safely After Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI)

Understanding Transradial Cardiac Catheterization


Pacemaker (Overview)

Understanding How Pacemakers Work


The Pacemaker Implant Procedure

Pacemaker Implantation (Endocardial Approach)

Your Immediate Recovery Following Your Pacemaker Implant Procedure

Adjusting to Life with Your New Pacemaker

Living With a Pacemaker

Pacemaker ID Card

What Is a Pacemaker?

Cardioversion (Electrical)

Patsy: Living with a Pacemaker

Biventricular Pacemaker and ICD (Biventricular ICD)


Living with a Pacemaker

Discharge Instructions for Pacemaker Implantation

Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD)

ICD: Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator

Understanding Your ICD

Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation (Endocardial Approach)

Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD)

Answers to Common Concerns About Getting a Heart Rhythm Device

Before and During the ICD Implant Procedure

ICD: Your Immediate Recovery Following the Implant of Your ICD

Adjusting to Life with Your ICD

What Is an Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator (ICD)?

Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD)

Living with an Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD)

Discharge Instructions for Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator (ICD)

Subcutaneous Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (S-ICD)

Treating Peripheral Arterial Disease

PAD Treatment: Recovering at Home from Angioplasty

Peripheral Artery Angioplasty and Stenting

PAD Treatment: What is Femoral Artery Bypass Surgery?

PAD Treatment: Preparing for Femoral Artery Bypass Surgery

PAD Treatment: Recovering At Home from Femoral Artery Bypass Surgery

PAD Treatment: What is Atherectomy?

PAD Treatment: Preparing for Atherectomy

PAD Treatment: Recovering from Atherectomy

What Is a Stent?

Carotid Artery Surgery (Endarterectomy)

Peripheral Artery Bypass Surgery

Discharge Instructions for Peripheral Angioplasty

Discharge Instructions After Peripheral Artery Bypass Surgery

Understanding Femoral Endarterectomy

Heart Valve Repair

Mitral Valve Repair (Open Technique)

Port Access Valve Replacement Surgery

Mitral Valve Annuloplasty (Minimally-Invasive Technique)

What is TAVI (or TAVR)?

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR; TAVI)

Heart Valve Surgery

After Heart Valve Surgery

Understanding Heart Valves

Heart Valve Problems

Diagnosing Heart Valve Problems

Heart Valve Problems: Aortic Stenosis

Heart Valve Problems: Aortic Insufficiency

Heart Valve Problems: Mitral Valve Prolapse

Heart Valve Problems: Mitral Insufficiency

Heart Valve Problems: Mitral Valve Stenosis

Medicines for Heart Valve Problems

Discharge Instructions for Aortic Valve Stenosis

After Heart Valve Surgery: At Home

Understanding Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass (CABG) Surgery

Understanding Open Mitral Valve Replacement

Treatment for Aortic Valve Regurgitation

Treatment for Mitral Valve Regurgitation

Having Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Replacement

Having Open Mitral Valve Replacement