Cardiovascular Medicine Procedures

Diagnosis and Cardiac Imaging


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

Category Volume
Cardiac Computed Tomography (CT) Scans 7734
Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Scans 3335
Echocardiograms 81,846
Stress Tests 7960
Nuclear Cardiology Tests (Below)
TC-Myoview-Rest 4202
TC-Myoview-Stress 4134
Rubidium Heart (PET) 1060
FDG Heart (PET) 578
N-13 Ammonia Heart 66
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 1655
Ablations for atrial fibrillation 960
Device implants 1397
Lead extractions 182

In 2017, Cleveland Clinic electrophysiologists performed 1655 ablation procedures, including 960 ablations for atrial fibrillation. They implanted 1397 devices and performed 182 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 8063
Interventional Cardiac Procedures 1809
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacements 456
Percutaneous Aortic Valvuloplasties 73
Percutaneous Atrial Septal Defect and Patent Foramen Ovale Closures 39
Percutaneous Mitral Valvuloplasties 49