Heart and Vascular Hospital
Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care
At Hackensack University Medical Center, our state-of-the-art cardiac catheterzation lab is nationally accredited by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care, and has been recognized by the Joint Commission with a Gold Seal of Approval for the treatment of acute myocardial infarction.
Some people will require coronary artery bypass graft surgery, which may clear the blockage. Another option for some people is percutaneous (through the skin) intervention. With this innovative technique, interventional cardiologists gently steer special guide wires and catheters through blockages. If you have been diagnosed with CTO, your doctor will discuss treatment options with you based on your individual case.
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In addition to diagnostics, several interventional procedures are also performed in a cardiac catheterization lab. Our state-of-the-art cardiac catheterization lab is nationally accredited by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care.