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Cardiac Catheterization

Mercer County's Top Hospital For Cardiac Care

Full service, state-of-the-art cardiac catheterization lab is available at St. Francis. We provide diagnostic and advanced clinical procedures with the surgical back-up capabilities on site

Some of the diagnostic and interventional procedural services provided include:

  • coronary angiography
  • right and left heart catheterization
  • valve studies
  • percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA)
  • intravasular ultrasound (IVUS)
  • intraaortic balloon placement
  • intracoronary stent placement
  • brachytherapy
  • temporary pacemaker insertion
  • intracoronary thrombectomy
  • rotational atherectomy

We are equipped with two fully staffed interventional labs capable of the latest in cardiac interventional therapies with more than 1600 cases and 650 interventions last year. Our volume allows us to perform state-of-the-art procedures only available at Mercer County's top hospital for cardiac care.  We are also the only hospital in the county with an open heart surgery team available at all times for back-up.

Along with having the latest equipment including the newest in drug eluting stents, IVUS, X-Sysor and imaging equipment, we also have a highly qualified and caring staff of physicians, nurses, and cardiovascular technicians.

Research

Our staff is involved in various research studies including the use of current closure devices used for post diagnostic and interventional cases which allows patients to have a faster recovery time with less complications.

Hours of Operation

Monday through Friday 7:00 am to 6:00 pm. The lab also has a 24 hour emergency on call team available that can perform life saving procedures whenever needed.

How to Contact

Cardiac Catheterization Lab
St. Francis Medical Center
601 Hamilton Ave
Trenton, NJ 08629

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