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Cardiac Catheterization Lab



Fax: 501-364-7715

Care Provided:

  • Complete physiologic and radiographic evaluation of infants and children with cardiovascular abnormalities
  • Evaluation and care of congenital and acquired heart disease
  • Two bi-plane angiographic suites with state-of-the-art digital angiographic systems which allow thorough evaluation of complex congenital heart problems
  • Complete physiologic recording and online analysis of angiograms in the performance of both diagnostic and interventional cardiac catheterization procedures
  • Routine diagnostic pre-surgical evaluations and biopsies for transplant patients
  • Routine diagnostic evaluation of pulmonary hypertension including the use of vasodilator agents such as nitric oxide
  • Interventional cardiac catheterization procedures include balloon valvuloplasty, occlusion of patent ductus arteriosus, device closure of atrial and muscular ventricular septal defects and patent foramen ovale
  • Balloon angioplasty with or without stent enlargement
  • Transcatheter pulmonary valve replacement with the Melody Valve transcatheter valve
  • Complex intracardiac electrophysiologic studies including transcatheter ablation and cryocath ablation of complex arrhythmias utilizing three dimensional mapping for exact localization of the arrhythmia
  • Pacing studies and pacemaker and/or defibrillator implantations
  • 24/7 care coordinated by three nurses and three radiologic technologists trained in cardiac physiology and anatomy
  • Supports the cardiac surgical program


ACH Main Hospital, 2nd Floor

Medical Director:

Paul Seib, MD

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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