The Heart Institute

Full service cardiac facilities with latest, state-of-the-art equipment. Fully staffed with qualified and certified physicians and paramedical personnel.

Major Facilities and Services Provided

I. Cardiac catheterization laboratory: - Newest laboratory installed in the Philippine as of now - Full fledged facilities for:

i.Coronary angiography

ii.Hemodynamic studies

iii.Balloon angioplasty and stenting

iv.Peripheral angiography and intervention

v.The only functioning rotablator unit in the country

vi.Full electrophysiologic facilities

vii.Intravascular ultrasound

viii.Doppler flow wire

ix.Closure of atrial septal defect, ventricular septal defect and patent ductus arteriosus x.Stent graft repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms

xi.Complete support with Intra-aortic Balloon Pumping, temporary pacemekers and defibrillators

xii.Permanent pacemaker and Automated Implantable Cardiac Defibrillator (AICD) implantation

II.Heart Station - Complete facilities for non-invasive work-up of cardiac problems: i.12-lead EKG

ii.24 hour holter monitoring

iii.2-dimensional echocardiography with color flow Doppler

iv.Treadmill stress testing

v.Treadmill stress echocardiography vi.Dobutamine stress echocardiography vii.Transesophageal echocardiography

viii.3-dimensional echocardiography

ix.24-hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring

III.Coronary Care Unit: - 9 bed unit capable of caring for the sickest of cardiac patients: i.Full hemodynamic bedside monitoring

ii.Full pulmonary support with mechanical ventilation, CPAP, BiPAP

iii.Continuous telemetry monitoring

IV.Cardiovascular Operating Room: - Full service CVOR - 2 separate rooms that can function simultaneously

i.Coronary artery bypass grafting

ii.Valvular repair and replacement

iii.Repair of aortic dissection and aneurysms iv.Peripheral vascular embolectomy and bypass

v.Endovascular saphenous vein harvest

vi.Repair of congenital heart disease

vii.Carotid endarterectomy

viii. Permanent pacemaker implantation V.Telemetry Unit: - 6 bed telemetry unit - Stepdown unit from CVRR - Monitoring unit for post-PCI and Post-PPI patients