At St Vincent’s Private Hospital, we provide both inpatient and outpatient non-invasive diagnostic procedures and a number of invasive procedures performed in the Cardiac Catheterisation Lab (Cath Lab).
Our facilities are fully equipped to provide the technical knowledge needed to undertake advanced cardiac procedures.
Our extensive cardiology service is one of the most modern in the country, offering fully-equipped ward rooms, a cardiac catheterisation laboratory with an adjacent Cardiac Day Unit, and a comprehensive Cardiology Outpatient Department.
This specialty is staffed by caring and highly skilled Consultants, Nurses and Physiologists and is equipped with the most up-to-date diagnostic and interventional tools available.
The Department is comprised of Consultant Cardiologist, Specialist Cardiac Nurses, Cardiac Physiologists, Administrators and a Cardiac care assistant
Non-Invasive Diagnostic Procedures:
- Walk-in ECG service, available 09:00-16.30
- Exercise Stress Testing
- Loop recorder monitoring
- Pacemaker/ICD follow-up and optimisation
- Holter, Blood pressure and Event monitoring
- Same-day consultant clinics
- Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI
- Pacemaker and ICD implantation
- Fractional Flow Reserve testing (FFR)
- Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS)
- Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT)
- Electrophysiology studies and radiofrequency ablation
- Transoesophageal echocardiography
Appointment and Referral information
Non-Invasive Diagnostic Procedures
All non-invasive procedures are performed in the Cardiology Outpatient Department and require referral by a doctor.
Patients referred to the Cardiac Cath Lab will be admitted under the care of a Consultant Cardiologist, who will perform any invasive diagnostic or interventional procedures.
Mon- Fri 08.00 to 16.30
Tel: (01) 260 9301
Fax: (01) 260 9533
Cardiac Cath Lab
Tel: (01) 263 8240
What is Cardiology
This branch of medicine includes medical diagnosis and treatment of congenital heart defects, coronary artery disease, heart failure, valvular heart disease and electrophysiology. Physicians who specialise in this field of medicine are called cardiologists, a specialty of internal medicine.