Catheterization Laboratory

For more information or if you need to contact the cath lab, call (541) 269-4100.

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Our state-of-the-art cath lab is helping build a comprehensive cardiovascular program that is making a difference in the lives of our community.

Since the cath lab opened, the team has:

  • Performed more than 3,000 coronary cases
  • Used multiple high level devices to treat patients, such as Impella, EKOS, balloon-pumps, peripheral artery intervention using Shock-Wave lithotripsy, and stents.

Pre-Post Unit

Offering education and preparation for treatment, the Pre-Post team assists with many other inpatient and outpatient procedures, such as cardioversions, transesophageal echocardiograms, loop recorder placements to identify abnormal heart rhythms, and Phase 1 cardiac rehabilitation education. In a year and a half, more than 165 of these procedures were done in the Pre-Post Unit.

For more information or if you need to contact the Pre-Post Unit, call (541) 269-4150.

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Cath Lab Team

For a cardiac catheterization procedure, the cardiologist typically is backed up by four team members:

  • Radiologic technologist – acts as “scrub assistant” to the cardiologist.
  • Registered nurse – administers sedation and monitors the patient’s intravenous line, breathing, heart rhythm, and medications.
  • “Circulator” – sets up equipment, retrieves supplies and serves as an “extra pair of hands.” The circulator may be a registered nurse or a radiologic technologist.
  • Registered nurse or radiologic technologist – monitors the procedure from the control room, keeping a close eye on the patient’s vital signs, and recording each step of the procedure.
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