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Conemaugh Nason Medical Center
105 Nason Drive
Roaring Spring, PA 16673
Phone: (814) 224-2141
Cath Lab located off main entrance of the hospital
Conemaugh Nason Medical Center is proud to provide heart and vascular care in its cardiac catheterization lab. A team of board-certified cardiologists uses advanced technology and techniques to diagnose and treat each patient. Recovery time for a cardiac catheterization can be quick.* Cardiac catheterization is usually very safe. A small number of patients have minor problems.**
Cardiac catheterization is a procedure used to diagnose and treat heart and blood vessel problems. A tiny tube called a catheter is placed into a blood vessel so that imaging dyes and small equipment can be passed through.
Catheterization enables healthcare providers to:
In a medical emergency, catheterization procedures can help quickly diagnose heart problems and provide treatments. Vascular studies of other areas, such as a patient’s legs, can also be done in the catheterization lab.
* Mayo Clinic, mayoclinic.org
** American Heart Association, heart.org