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Cardiac Catheterization Lab

Care Provided:

  • Two state-of-the-art digital angiographic suites, available 24 hours a day for emergent procedures
  • Diagnostic Cardiac catheterization for a variety of conditions including:
    • Pediatric congenital and acquired conditions
    • Pediatric heart transplant
    • Pediatric pulmonary hypertension
    • Adult congenital heart disease
    • Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation and ventricular assist devices
  • Interventional cardiac catheterization procedures including:
    • Balloon or stent angioplasty of stenotic vessels
    • Balloon valvuloplasty of stenotic pulmonary and aortic valves
    • Atrial septostomy utilizing needle, balloon, stent, blade and radiofrequency techniques
    • Coil and device emoblization of collateral vessels
    • Percutaneous device closures of patent ductus arteriosis, patent foramen ovale, atrial septal defects and ventricular septal defects
    • Hybrid interventions involving collaboration of interventional cardiologists and cardiothoracic surgeons
    • Non-surgical pulmonary valve replacement with the Melody Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve
  • Electrophysiologic diagnostic and interventional procedures including:
    • Electrophysiology study with three-dimensional mapping utilizing Ensite NavX technology
    • Radiofrequency and cryocatheter ablation of complex arrhytmias
    • Pacemaker and defibrillator implantation
  • Learn more about the ACH Heart Center.


Fax: 501-364-7715


ACH Main Hospital, 2nd Floor
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Medical Director:

Michael Angtuaco

Note: This clinic is available to your child by physician referral. Talk with your child's physician and tell him/her you would like to be referred to ACH. Have the doctor contact the Arkansas Children's Hospital Appointment Center to make a referral at 501-364-4000. If your child does not have a regular physician, please call 501-364-4000 and we will be happy to recommend one in your area.

Arkansas Children's Hospital
1 Children's Way
Little Rock, AR 72202-3591

Call: 501-364-1628

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