Cardiovascular Medicine Procedures

Electrophysiology: Ablation, Device Implant, and Lead Extraction Volume


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.

Electrophysiology ablations 1806
Ablations for atrial fibrillation 1120
Device implants 1438
Lead extractions 180

In 2018, Cleveland Clinic electrophysiologists performed 1806 ablation procedures, including 1120 ablations for atrial fibrillation. They implanted 1438 devices and performed 180 lead extraction procedures.

Interventional Cardiology, Volume


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.

Category Volume
Diagnostic Cardiac Catheterizations 8785
Interventional Cardiac Procedures 1977
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacements* 494
Percutaneous Aortic Valvuloplasties 77
Percutaneous Atrial Septal Defect and Patent Foramen Ovale Closures 101
Percutaneous Mitral Valvuloplasties 49

*Note the Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacements in this summary section are done by a team of CT Surgeons and Interventional Cardiologists.