Cardiac catheterization lab
To meet the needs of patients throughout the Yakima Valley, Astria Sunnyside Hospital is also equipped with a state-of-the-art cardiac cath lab and provides diagnostic coronary angiography as well as emergency coronary angioplasty/stents. By having the Astria Sunnyside Hospital close to the communities located nearby, trained physicians and staff are available to quickly diagnose and treat cardiac problems, such as a heart attack which may prevent further heart damage and save lives.
Fast care for cardiac emergencies
The cardiac cath lab at Astria Sunnyside Hospital is equipped with new, cutting-edge cardiac technology. This technology, combined with skilled Astria Heart Institute and emergency medicine physicians, allows Astria Health experts to treat your heart problems within minutes to ensure care is provided immediately.
Astria Sunnyside Hospital has a level 1 cardiac trauma certification indicating its ability to perform lifesaving treatments without delay.
The cardiac experts at Astria Sunnyside Hospital
The cath lab staff is highly trained, with years of cardiac cath lab experience. This compassionate team of professionals provides expert care and the help you need when faced with a possible cardiac event. If you have any questions about your procedure, the cardiac cath lab physicians, technologists, nurses and staff are happy to answer them.
Astria Sunnyside Hospital's cardiac cath lab team has experience performing a wide range of both invasive and noninvasive procedures and cardiac interventions.
Noninvasive procedures that we commonly perform include exams to check the function of your heart and blood vessels. These may include things like stress tests, vascular ultrasound, echocardiography and electrocardiogram (EKG or ECG).
The highly trained team has expertise in pacemaker checks, which is an important part of your ongoing care if you have a heart rhythm disorder.
Invasive and cardiovascular procedures can also be done in our cardiac cath lab. This includes emergency procedures that treat heart attacks, which can be performed within minutes, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Emergencies aren't the only reason for heart procedures. Astria Sunnyside Hospital is equipped and staffed to do planned procedures to place stents or pacemakers.
Our doctors can also perform procedures to help treat varicose veins and other leg blood flow issues.