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Cardiovascular Care

The Center is home to some of the area’s most advanced cardiac catheterization labs and surgery suites in Lufkin. The Center includes 1 specialty surgery suite, 2 Biplane catheterization labs showcasing the newest imaging technology Toshiba has to offer and 1 state-of-the-art hybrid room that accommodates both catheterization and surgical procedures.

The Cardiac Cath Lab provides a comprehensive array of diagnostic and interventional procedures ranging from angiography and pressure measurements to intravascular thrombolytic therapy, angioplasty, coronary and peripheral stenting, Orbital, Rotational and Laser atherectomy, Hybrid angio-surgical procedures, Both Surgical and Percutaneous AAA endograft procedures, 3-D mapping with RFA Ablation procedures and Electrophysiology; and Implantable Cardiac Rhythm Management Devices.

Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures

  • Cardioversion
  • Diagnostic catheterization and hemodynamic pressure measurements
  • Ablation therapy
  • Laser Athrectomy
  • Angioplasty and coronary stenting, IVUS and CFR measurements
  • Rotational and Orbital Atherectomy
  • Electrophysiology studies with 3-D mapping
  • Pacemaker and AICD implants
  • Pain Management
  • Peripheral angiography and revascularization therapy

Facilities and Equipment

Procedures are performed in three of Toshiba’s newest state-of-the-art cath labs with computerized digital hemodynamics and charting. High resolution images are stored digitally and can be downloaded to a CD for transport or emailed via the Internet. A private consultation room, located within the cardiac unit, is included in the image chain, allowing patients’ family members to view images either upon completion of the procedure or when consideration of further therapy becomes necessary. Patients recover in our same day surgery area, which is conveniently located a few doors down from the surgery suite or are admitted to the Progressive Care or Intensive Care Units as needed conveniently located within the same tower, allowing for continuity of specialized care.

Our Awards
 Joint Commission Gold Seal
 CPC Accredited PCI
 CHEX Top 100 Overall Medical
 CHEX Top 100 Neuro
 CHEX Top 100 Vascular 2018
 CHEX Top 10% Overall
 CHEX Top 10% Pulmonary
 CHEX Top 10% Gastro
 CHEX Top 10% Heart Attack
 CHEX Top 10% Ortho
 WCA - ABH Patient Safety 2018
 WCA Cancer Center 2018
 WCA Heart Care 2018