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Neuromedical & Neurosurgical Cardiology
The Cardiac Arrhythmia/EP Lab
Bigelow 1

The Cardiac Arrhythmia/EP Lab is on of the premiere diagnostic and treatment centers for cardiac arrhythmias. The lab consists of 3 state-of-the-art procedure rooms including our Stereotaxis magnetic mapping system. Our latest advanced technology is a 3D - rotational angiography x-ray system which allows the operator to see multidimensional views of the heart and blood vessels. Full Description..

The Cardiac Intensive Care Unit
Ellison 9

The Cardiac Intensive Care Unit on Ellison 9 is a sixteen-bed cardiac intensive care unit. Patients on the unit are primarily critically ill cardiac patients. Other adult medical critically ill patients may be admitted to this unit. Full description..

The Cardiac Interventional Unit
Ellison 11

The Cardiac Interventional Unit on Ellison 11 is a thirty-six bed Cardiology Unit. Staff on this unit specializes in the care of patients with acute coronary syndromes, arrhythmias, heart failure and other vascular diagnoses. Most patients on this unit require coronary or peripheral procedures, either diagnostic or interventional. Patients who require electrophysiology studies or procedures may also be admitted to this unit. Full Description..

Cardiac Surgical Intensive Care Unit
Blake 8

Blake 8 is an 18 bed intensive care unit. Patients on this unit have undergone a surgical procedure for the treatment of coronary artery disease, valvular heart disease, aortic disease, congenital heart disease, lethal arrhythmias, sudden death experiences and end stage heart disease requiring cardiac transplantation or insertion of a ventricular assist device. Other patients who may be admitted are pre-operative cardiac surgical patients who are in shock and require close hemodynamic monitoring. Full Description..

Cardiac Step Down Unit
Ellison 10

Ellison 10 is a 36 bed adult in-patient unit. Patients on this unit are primarily cardiac arrhythmia patients requiring medical management. The SDU accommodates intermediate level of cardiac care.. Full Description..

Cardiac Surgical Step Down Unit
Ellison 8

Ellison 8 is a thirty four bed adult Cardiac Surgical Step Down Unit. Patients are primarily admitted post operatively from the Blake 8 - Cardiac Surgical Intensive Care Unit. Patients are also admitted pre-op for cardiac surgery. Common diagnoses include coronary artery disease, valvular heart disease, aortic disease, congenital heart disease, lethal arrhythmias, S/P coronary bypass graft, S/P valve replacement, ACID placement, and permanent pacemaker placement. Full Description..

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