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Heart Procedures & Tests

Benefis Heart and Vascular Institute is a recognized leader in cardiovascular care, improving the health status of the people in our community by providing quality, compassionate, accessible and cost-effective care that is nationally recognized for excellence.

The following tests and procedures are provided at Benefis Heart and Vascular Institute. Please talk with your physician to answer any specific questions you may have. 

Catheterization Lab (Cardiac & Interventional Radiology)

  • PACEMAKERS
  • ATHERECTOMY
  • CAROTID STENTS
  • Coil Embolization
  • CORONARY STENTS
  • PERIPHERAL STENTS
  • DRUG ELUTING TENTS
  • IVC FILTER PLACEMENT
  • Intravascular Ultrasound
  • Pulmonary Angiography
  • Myocardial Biopsy
  • Excimer Laser System For Limb Salvage
  • Abdominal Endograph
  • Thoracic Endograph
  • Thrombolytic Treatment
  • Angiojet Thrombectomy
  • Intraaortic Balloon Pump
  • Peripheral Vascular Angiography
  • Percutaneous Transluminal Peripheral Angioplasty (PTPA)
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators
  • Coronary Catherization
  • Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty (PTCA)

Surgery

  • MINIMALLY INVASIVE CORONARY BYPASS
  • VALVE REPAIR SURGERY
  • ROSS PROCEDURE
  • MAZE PROCEDURE
  • VALVE REPLACEMENT SURGERY
  • CAROTID ENDARTERECTOMY (CEA)
  • ABDOMINAL AORTIC ANEURYSM REPAIR
  • TRANSMYOCARDIAL REVASCULARIZATION (TMR)
  • CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS SURGERY (CABG)

Tests

  • TILT TABLE
  • MRI/MRA ANGIOGRAPHY
  • STRESS TEST
  • EVENT RECORDER
  • HOLTER MONITORING
  • NUCLEAR STRESS TEST
  • STRESS ECHOCARDIOGRAM
  • DOBUTAMINE STRESS ECHO
  • VASCULAR ULTRASOUND ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY (ECHO)
  • ELECTROCARDIOGRAM (EKG/ECG)
  • TRANSESOPHAGEAL ECHOCARDIOGRAM (TEE)
  • SIGNAL AVERAGED ELECTROCARDIOGRAM (SAECG)
  • COMPUTED AXIAL TOMOGRAPHY (CAT/CT SCAN) CORONARY CALCIUM SCORE