Interventional Cardiology/Radiology

At SWFVS, our focus is on quality:
quality of care…..quality of service…..quality of life.

 Interventional surgeries are minimally invasive procedures, often performed through a blood vessel versus opening a body cavity.

Interventional surgeries are minimally invasive procedures, often performed through a blood vessel versus opening a body cavity.

Interventional surgeries are minimally invasive procedures, often performed through a blood vessel versus opening a body cavity.

Some of the benefits of interventional surgery include less pain for the patient and shortened recovery times. Often there is simply an incision in the skin to recover from.

Types of interventional surgeries performed at SWFVS include:

Cardiac surgeries:

  • Patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) occlusion
  • Pacemaker implantation
  • Balloon valvuloplasty
  • Heartworm retrieval
  • Angiography for complex congenital heart disease
Other interventional procedures:
  • Evaluation of tracheal collapse
  • Tracheal stenting
  • Esophageal motility/swallowing studies
  • Gastric motility studies
  • Urethral and ureteral stenting
  • Fracture repair
  • Spinal surgeries
  • Intrahepatic portosystemic shunt embolization
  • Interventional surgeries are minimally invasive procedures, often performed through a blood vessel versus opening a body cavity.