Cardiovascular Medicine Procedures

Electrophysiology: Ablation, Device Implant, and Lead Extraction Volume

2020, N = 4518

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 ablations1820
Ablations for atrial fibrillation1176
Device implants1358
Lead extractions164

In 2020, Cleveland Clinic electrophysiologists performed 1820 ablation procedures, including 1176 ablations for atrial fibrillation. They implanted 1358 devices and performed 164 lead extraction procedures.

Interventional Cardiology: Volume

2020, N = 10,731

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 catheterizations8123
Interventional cardiac procedures1593
Transcatheter aortic valve replacementsᵃ684
Percutaneous aortic valvuloplasties78
Percutaneous atrial septal defect and patent foramen ovale closures96
Percutaneous mitral valve repair157

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

2020, N = 110,034

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) scans11,269
Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans3467
Stress tests6669
Nuclear cardiology tests (listed below)
Rubidium heart (PET)2038
FDG heart (PET)538