Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Institute (Miller Family) Outcomes
Cardiovascular Medicine Procedures
Electrophysiology: Ablation, Device Implant, and Lead Extraction Volume
2021, N = 3689
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. In 2021, Cleveland Clinic electrophysiologists performed 1987 ablation procedures, including 1330 ablations for atrial fibrillation. They implanted 1547 devices, including 756 pacemakers and 791 ICDs (defibrillators). The team performed 155 lead extraction procedures.
ICD - implantable cardioverter defibrillator
Interventional Cardiology: Volume
2021, N = 12,629
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.
|Diagnostic cardiac catheterizations||9849|
|Interventional cardiac procedures||1800|
|Transcatheter aortic valve replacementsᵃ||653|
|Percutaneous aortic valvuloplasties||52|
|Percutaneous atrial septal defect and patent foramen ovale closures||110|
|Percutaneous mitral valve repair||165|
ᵃThe transcatheter aortic valve replacement procedures in this summary section are done by a team of cardiothoracic surgeons and interventional cardiologists.
Diagnostic and Cardiac Imaging: Volume
Cleveland Clinic is a world leader in prevention, evaluation, and treatment of cardiovascular diseases, offering a full spectrum of diagnostic and cardiac imaging services.
|Cardiac computed tomography (CT) scans||13,865|
|Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans||4375|
|Nuclear cardiology tests:|
|Rubidium heart (PET)||2538|
|FDG heart (PET)||628|