Overview

Cardiovascular Medicine Procedures

Electrophysiology: Ablation, Device Implant, and Lead Extraction Volume

2019

Cleveland Clinic's experts in cardiac electrophysiology and pacing are the leaders in the diagnosis and care of patients with atrial fibrillation and flutter, ventricular tachycardia, Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome, and other abnormal heart rhythms.

Volume
Electrophysiology ablations1982
Ablations for atrial fibrillation1263
Device implants1364
Lead extractions180

In 2019, Cleveland Clinic electrophysiologists performed 1982 ablation procedures, including 1263 ablations for atrial fibrillation. They implanted 1364 devices and performed 180 lead extraction procedures.

Interventional Cardiology: Volume

2019

Each year, Cleveland Clinic interventionalists treat thousands of patients with almost every kind of heart disease. The least invasive approach possible is used to improve patient satisfaction and outcomes.

CategoryVolume
Diagnostic cardiac catheterizations9295
Interventional cardiac procedures2014
Transcatheter aortic valve replacements*698
Percutaneous aortic valvuloplasties124
Percutaneous atrial septal defect and patent foramen ovale closures94
Percutaneous mitral valve repair120

*The transcatheter aortic valve replacement procedures in this summary section are done by a team of cardiothoracic surgeons and interventional cardiologists.

Diagnosis and Cardiac Imaging

2019

Cleveland Clinic is a world leader in prevention, evaluation and treatment of cardiovascular diseases, offering a full spectrum of diagnostic and cardiac imaging services.

CategoryVolume
Cardiac computed tomography (CT) scans11,720
Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans4025
Echocardiograms92,152
Stress tests9048
Nuclear cardiology tests (listed below)
TC-myoview-rest4135
TC-myoview-stress4048
Rubidium heart (PET)1794
FDG heart (PET)650
MUGA45
N-13 ammonia heart62