Affiliated to the Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University

Cath Lab

SMIMS is equipped with state of the art Cath Lab for carrying out Cardiac Interventions.

Invasive Study

  • Right heart catheterization
  • Left heart catheterization
  • Hemodynamic measurements
  • Coronary Angiogram
  • Great Vessel Angiogram
  • Electrophysiological study to diagnose and treat irregular rhythm or very low heart rate.

Interventional Procedures

  • Pericardiocentesis (Pericardial Tap)
  • Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty (PTCA)
  • Single vessel & Multi-vessel angioplasties
  • Bifurcation lesion Angioplasty
  • Bare metal, Drug Eluting and Biodegradable Stent deployment
  • Percutaneous Transluminal Mitral, Pulmonary valvulo plasties
  • Device occlusion of ASD & PDA
  • Radiofrequency ablation of Paraximal Atrioventricular Nodal Reentry Tachycardia (AVNRT)
  • Implantation of automatic cardiac defibrillators for malignant tachycardia – Ventricular Tachycardia and Ventricular fibrillation
  • Cardiac resynchronization therapy for end stage of heart failure
  • Permanent single chamber and dual chamber and bi-ventricular pacemaker implantation for heart blocks
  • Implantable Cardiac Defibrillator (ICD)
  • Cardiac Resynchronisation Theraphy Defibrillator (CRTD)
  • Cardiac Resynchronisation Theraphy Pacing  (CRTP)
  • Trans Catheter Aortic Valve Implantation – TAV