Cardiac and vascular catheterization services are provided to patients of NHLBI and other institutes at NIH Clinical Center based on clinical need. This includes off-hours emergency cardiovascular care. This also includes invasive cardiovascular services required for the conduct of invasive and non-invasive protocols from collaborating investigators. We provide consultative outpatient inpatient cardiovascular care, in coordination with the NHLBI consultative cardiology service. We also contribute vascular medicine consultative services and non-invasive imaging services. Part of our motivation is to provide clinical cardiovascular care. Part of our motivation is to maintain and enhance the skills of all staff physician, nurse, technologist alike required to provide excellent investigational care.
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