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Cardiac Services

The Heart Institute at Saint Joseph Hospital features an innovative new Cardiac Cath Lab, Electrophysiology Lab and Noninvasive Cardiology Services. We provide the residents of Central and Eastern Kentucky with the most up-to-date noninvasive and interventional techniques and technology available in the region. We are well equipped to treat all levels of heart disease, from medical management to emergency care.


Cardiac Conditions

  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Diabetes and Heart Disease
  • Heart Attack
  • Heart Failure
  • Heart Rhythm Disorder
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
  • Sudden Cardiac Death
  • Syncope


Cardiac Procedures

  • Ablation
  • Angioplasty
  • Aortogram
  • Atherectomy
  • Implantable Cardiac Defibrillators (ICD)
  • Cardiac Catheterization, including Radial Access Cardiac Catheterization
  • Cardioversion
  • Catheter-based Left Ventricular (LV) Device
  • Coronary Balloon Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Electrophysiology Study (EPS)
  • Intra-aortic Balloon Pump
  • Intracardiac Ultrasound (ICE)
  • Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS)
  • Myocardial Biopsy
  • Pacemaker
  • Pericardiocentesis
  • Rotational Balloon Angioplasty
  • Septal Closure / PFO closure
  • Stent
  • Thrombectomy
  • Thrombolytic Treatment
  • Valvuloplasty


 Cardiac Surgical Procedures

  • Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery (CABG)
  • Maze Procedure
  • Minimally Invasive Coronary Artery Bypass (MID-CAB)
  • Valve Repair Surgery
  • Valve Replacement Surgery