resolution and clarity of the image.
-- Zoom-in capability on a patient's specific blockage or smaller blood
vessel to receive more accurate picture of problem.
-- Safer for patients because it photographs more of the body and requires
less radiation and imaging contrast than other modalities.
New Electrophysiology Laboratory
-- Electrophysiology features new Stereotaxis equipment and technology.
-- Includes a sophisticated magnetic guided catheter system which allows
for less invasive procedures. Externally applied, computer controlled
magnetic fields guide delivery of catheters and guidewires through the
blood vessels and chambers of the heart to treatment sites. The
magnetic fields govern the motion of the tip of the device resulting in
improved navigation for delivery of therapy, improved safety, shorter
procedure times, and reduced x-ray exposure to patients and medical
-- The Electrophysiology Laboratory is also equipped with traditional
angiography and interventional equipment for coronary and peripheral
New Peripheral Vascular Catheterization Laboratory
-- Combination catheterization laboratory designed primarily for
peripheral vascular cases, but also accommodates interventions related
to the heart.
-- Larger in size than the other catheterization laboratories.
-- Room comfortably facilitates advanced clinical research cases requiring
additional equipment or staffing.
Robotic High-Definition Cameras
-- Integrated robotic high-definition cameras and full-duplex
communications in operating and procedure rooms for nation-wide
-- Given the Heart Hospital of Austin is one of the first in the country
to implement new technologies, it is im
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