Our Services

Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) surgery

Both traditional (open) surgery and endovascular aortic repair are used to treat abdominal aortic aneurysms. Talk to your doctor about which...

Center for the Advanced Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation at Providence St. Vincent

Providence Heart and Vascular Institute’s Center for the Advanced Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation is a comprehensive center caring for...

Convergent procedure

The convergent procedure is a minimally-invasive approach that combines the best of electrophysiology (EP) and cardiac surgery treatments to help...

Edwards SAPIEN Transcatheter Aortic Heart Valve

The Edwards SAPIEN valve is a collapsible aortic heart valve that can be introduced into the body via a catheter-based delivery system. The valve...

Implantable cardioverter defibrillator/pacemaker clinics

Services include educating patients about the specifics of living with implanted devices along with regular device system monitoring and...

Intravascular ultrasound (IVUS)

IVUS is used most frequently in imaging the coronary arteries of the heart in determining both the amount of plaque build-up within the wall of...

Laser lead extraction

A laser lead extraction is the laser technique removal of one or more leads from inside the heart. Extractions are done for a variety of reasons...

Pacemaker implant

A pacemaker can be used to replace the function of the natural pacemaker of the heart when the heart is beating too slowly. A pacemaker is a small,...

Portland diabetes protocols

Portland diabetes protocols are a finely tuned set of orders for intravenous insulin infusions in hospitalized diabetic patients, for use both in...

Stent

A stent is a small, coiled wire-mesh tube that can be inserted into a blood vessel and expanded using a small balloon during a procedure called...

Structural heart surgery

If your child has a large or complex congenital heart defect, he or she may need open-heart surgery. The kind of surgery will depend on what defect...

Valve repair and replacement

Valve replacement surgery is an open-heart procedure in which the damaged valve is removed and replaced with a new valve. A variety of...

Ventricular-assist device

A VAD is a mechanical heart pump that is surgically implanted in the body. The device helps a weak heart by pumping blood for the heart. A tiny...