Port Macquarie Cardiology Procedures

Cardiac Procedures

Coronary Angiogram

A coronary angiogram is considered the most accurate test to assess the coronary arteries. The test utilises x-rays to identify significant blockages in coronary arteries …

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Coronary Stenting

Coronary angioplasty, also called percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), is a procedure used to open ‘blocked’ heart arteries …

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Transoesophageal Echocardiogram

Transoesophageal echocardiography (TOE) is a diagnostic imaging modality which utilises high frequency sound waves to take pictures of your heart …

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Electrical Cardioversion

Electrical cardioversion is used to ’reset’ the heart to a normal rhythm. It is carried out as a day stay procedure in hospital and is performed under mild anaesthesia …

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Implantable Loop Recorder

An implantable loop recorder is a small electrocardiographic (ECG) monitoring device. It is used to assist in the diagnosis of certain rhythm disturbances …

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