Cardiology

The following services are provided by the UTMB Health Division of Cardiology:

General Cardiology Services
  • Preventive cardiology
  • Consultative cardiology
  • Second opinion on complex cardiac diseases
  • Inpatient cardiology
  • Cardiac rehabilitation
  • Electrocardiography
  • Holter EKG
  • Event monitoring
  • Medical clearance prior to surgery
Cardiac Imaging Service
  • Transthoracic echocardiography
  • Transesophageal echocardiography
  • Three-dimensional echocardiography
  • Stress echocardiography
  • Dobutamine stress echocardiography
  • Adenosine nuclear perfusion scan
  • Cardiac CT angiography
  • Cardiac MR imaging
Heart Failure Service
  • Aquapheresis
  • Remote heart failure assessment
  • Right heart catheterization
  • Intraaortic balloon pump insertion
  • Impella insertion
  • Myocardial biopsy
  • Heart transplantation
  • Left ventricular assist device
Invasive and Interventional Cardiology Service
  • Right heart catheterization
  • Intraaortic balloon pump insertion
  • Impella insertion
  • LifeBridge extra-corporeal membrane oxygenator (ECMO) insertion
  • Intravascular ultrasound
  • Optical coherent tomography (OCT) of the coronary artery
  • Fractional flow reserve measurement
  • Balloon angioplasty
  • Stent implantation
  • Intervention of chronic total occlusion (CTO)
  • Intervention of in-stent restenosis (ISR)
  • Rotational atherectomy
  • Alcohol septal ablation
  • Atrial septal defect closure
  • Patent foramen ovale closure
  • Trans-septal catheterization
  • oreign body removal
  • Coil embolization of arteriovenous fistula
Peripheral Artery Disease Service
  • Carotid stenting
  • Peripheral artery intervention for intermittent claudication
  • Orbital atherectomy
  • Renal artery stenting
  • Subclavian artery stenting
Heart Rhythm Center Service
  • Pacemaker implantation
  • MRI-compatible (Revo) pacemaker implantation
  • Internal cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) implantation
  • Remote pacemaker and ICD monitoring
  • Cardiac resynchronization device (CRT) implantation
  • Implantable loop recorder implantation
  • Tilt-table test
  • Electrophysiology test
  • Cardioversion
  • Supraventricular tachycardia ablation
  • Atrial-flutter ablation
  • Atrial-fibrillation ablation
  • Ventricular tachycardia ablation