Creating Cures: Interventions to Open Blocked Arteries
With a 96% success rate, the Geisinger Heart & Vascular Institute has a team of specialists who are highly skilled at opening blocked arteries.
Geisinger’s interventional cardiologists are leaders in developing and participate in research studies of new drugs and devices that improve heart care. They also perform advanced procedures like:
- Catheterization through the arm (radial catheterization)
- Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) closure
- Atrial Septal Defect (ASD) closure
- Rotational artherectomy
- Experimental gene therapy
Our interventional cardiologists are also skilled at peripheral vascular interventions, including carotid, renal, aortic and more.