The diagnostic cardiac catheterization lab is able to perform a variety of procedures using live X-ray technology. Cardiologists on the medical staff at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth can map out the inside of heart arteries to look for blockages. They can also perform pacemaker implantation, peripheral angiography and intervention, and intravascular ultrasound.

Interventional radiologists use the latest digital imaging technology, providing a high-quality live X-ray. Services include but are not limited to: peripheral diagnostic angiography, peripheral vascular stinting and renal artery stinting, IVC filter placement, urinary and biliary intervention, biopsies, and more.

Common Procedures

  • Central venous catheter placement, using a combination of ultrasound and live X-ray
  • Permacath placement for dialysis
  • Portacath placement for long-term access
  • Kyphoplasty for spinal compression fractures
  • Cerebral and carotid angiography
  • Dialysis graft de-clot and fistulagrams
  • Bilateral leg angiograms to repair blocked leg arteries
Share this page!