Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

INTERVENTIONAL CARDIOLOGY
 

About Us

The Interventional Cardiology group as part of the Cardiac Sciences Program offers a wide variety of endovascular cardiac procedures to the people of the province of Manitoba based largely at St. Boniface Hospital in Winnipeg.

As a premier program within the Division of Cardiology, we have established a reputation of excellence. The quality of our care and of our outcomes are well-known and respected in the medical community. Our goal is to maintain our record of excellence in Interventional Cardiology and to continue to grow in the three spheres of cardiovascular care: clinical, research and education.

Our skilled staff offers a wide range of interventional procedures to our patients including

Diagnostic coronary angiography
Coronary angioplasty
Invasive hemodynamic assessment
Endomyocardial biopsy
Rotational atherectomy
Fractional flow assessment
Intravascular ultrasound
PFO/ ASD closure
Mitral valvuloplasty
Hybrid Chronic Total Occlusion (CTO) revascularization program
Percutaneous Aortic Valve Replacement Program
PDA Closure
Pulmonic Valvuloplasty
Percutaneous hemodynamic support - Impella 2.5, Impella CP, IABP

There are 3 dedicated Cardiac catherization laboratories at St. Boniface Hospital that perform 5500 diagnostic coronary angiograms with 2500 coronary angioplasty procedures per year, which make our facility amongst the high volume centers across the country. Our group of six interventionalists are considered high volume operators (>300 coronary angioplasty procedures per year).

We offer a comprehensive 24/7 Code STEMI program and perform well over 700 STEMI interventions per year. As an academic interventional group, we have established a formal and active clinical and basic science research mandate. We are currently involved in multiple national and international clinical trials.

Interventional Cardiologists

Dr. John Ducas, Director
Dr. Malek Kass
Dr. Kunal Minhas
Dr. Amir Ravandi
Dr. Minh Vo

 
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Updated 07/01/16

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