Cardiac Investigations Unit

When you arrive at the Cardiac Investigations Unit, check in by visiting the receptionist.


  • Alcohol Septal Ablation
  • Aortic Stent Insertion
  • Aortic Valvuloplasty
  • Atrial Fibrillation AF Ablation
  • Atrial Septal Defect Closure
  • Coronary Angiogram
  • Coronary Angiogram and Stenting
  • Device or Lead Extractions
  • Direct Current Cardioversion
  • Electrophysiology EP Studies
  • Inter Atrial Shunt Device – Reduce LAP Trial
  • Internal Cardiac Defibrillator ICD
  • Left Atrial Appendage Occluder LAA
  • Mitraclip Device Insertion
  • Mitral Valvuloplasty
  • Myocardial Biopsy
  • Paravalvular Leak PVL Repair
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA) Repair
  • Patent Foramen Ovale PFO Repair
  • Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
  • Peripheral Angiogram
  • Permanent Pacemaker (PPM)
  • Pulmonary Valve Insertion- Melody
  • Radiofrequency Ablation RFA
  • Renal Angiogram and Stenting
  • Renal Denervation
  • Right Heart Catheter
  • Trans Aortic or Trans Apical Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implant TAVI
  • Trans Femoral Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implant TAVI
  • Transoesophageal Echocardiogram
  • Ventricular Septal Defect VSD Closure
  • Ventricular Tachycardia VT Ablation

What to bring

Each time you visit us
  • Your Medicare card
  • Private health insurance card (if you have one)
  • Health Care Card and/or concession card (if you have one)
  • Current medications (prescription, over the counter and herbal medicine)
  • Relevant x-rays, scans or any other test results or reports
  • Glasses, hearing aids and mobility aids
  • your sleep equipment – machine and accessories (CPAP or bilevel)
  • Your appointment letter
  • Any special items listed on your letter
  • WorkCover claim number (if relevant)
  • Snacks, a drink or money to buy refreshments
  • Something to read or do while you wait
  • An adult carer to support you and take you home
  • Copy of Advanced Healthcare Directive or Enduring Power of Attorney (if you have one)
  • A jacket or cardigan in case you get cold

Coronary Angiogram, Angioplasty and Stenting (post discharge)

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Widening blood vessels (angioplasty) and stabilising blood vessels (stenting)

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Cardiac Investigations Unit

View the different areas of the Cardiac Investigations Unit.


Contact us

Cardiac Investigations Unit
Location: Ground floor, Main Building, The Prince Charles Hospital
Phone: (07) 3139 4248

Need help outside hours?

For non-urgent medical issues call 13 HEALTH (13 43 25 84) or visit your GP.

In an emergency call 000.

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