Interventional Cardiology

The Interventional Cardiology Department has a large team of doctors, nurses, cardiac scientists and radiographers who care for those requiring investigations and complex cardiac procedures.


Procedure Resources
Alcohol Septal Ablation Alcohol Septal Ablation consent information
Aortic Stent Insertion
Aortic Valvuloplasty Percutaneous Aortic Balloon Valvuloplasty consent information
Atrial Septal Defect Closure Atrial septal defect repair consent information
Coronary Angiogram Coronary Angiogram consent information
Coronary angiogram procedure discharge information
Coronary Angiogram and Stenting Coronary angiogram and/or angioplasty and stenting consent information
Angioplasty discharge information
Inter Atrial Shunt Device – Reduce LAP Trial
Left Atrial Appendage Occluder (LAA)
Mitraclip Device Insertion
Mitral Valvuloplasty Percutaneous Mitral Balloon Valvuloplasty consent information
Paravalvular Leak (PVL) Repair
Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA) Repair Patent Ductus Arteriosus Repair consent information
Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) Repair  Patent Foramen Ovale Repair consent information
Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
Peripheral Angiogram
Pulmonary Valve Insertion- Melody
Renal Angiogram and Stenting
Renal Denervation
Right Heart Catheter Right Heart Catheter (Femoral Vein Approach) consent information
Right Heart Catheter (Internal Jugular Vein Approach) consent information
Trans Aortic or Trans Apical Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implant (TAVI) Being assessed for a TAVI  – what to expect
You are having a TAVI – what to expect and how to prepare

Going home after TAVI
Trans Femoral Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implant (TAVI) Transcatheter Aortic Implant (Transfemoral Approach) consent information
Being assessed for a TAVI  – what to expect
You are having a TAVI – what to expect and how to prepare
Going home after TAVI
Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD) Closure  Ventricular septal defect repair consent information

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

Contact us

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

Instructions for collecting patients from the unit
Picking up a patient after a procedure from CIU


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