Each year, our specialists perform more than 1,000 peripheral vascular interventional and diagnostic procedures. Through our fully accredited vascular laboratory, we offer regular screening programs and a full array of non-invasive venous and arterial testing.
Arterial Vascular Disease Management
Carotid Artery Disease. Since performing the first Carotid Artery Stent (CAS) procedures at Harrisburg Hospital in 2000, surgeons at PinnacleHealth CardioVascular Institute have completed collectively more than 1,000 revascularization procedures. Our outcomes are excellent, with exceptionally low rates of stroke and death (combined ~2%). PinnacleHealth is the only area hospital that can offer carotid artery stenting to all patients with carotid artery stenosis regardless of surgical risk.
Lower Extremity Disease (Claudication/Ischemic ulcers). Our Vascular Group has performed collectively over 3,000 vascular interventions. Therapies include treating patients with non-healing ulcers using laser atherectomy which heals wounds while avoiding surgery .
Renal Artery Stenosis. PinnacleHealth CardioVascular Institute has treated renal artery stenosis for more than 15 years and participates in cutting edge clinical trials, offering the latest renal artery revascularization options for patients.
PinnacleHealth CardioVascular Institute treats patients with complex thoracic and abdominal aneurysms. We offer stent graft repair of abdominal aortic and thoracic aortic aneuryms, utilizing the latest generations of stent grafts, such as the Endurant stent graft.
Venous Vascular Disease Management
We offer advanced vascular disease treatment including:
Ambulatory Phlebectomy for Varicose Veins
We offer the latest therapies in treating patients with varicose veins and other venous disease through the Capital Region Vein Center
Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) Filter Implantation
Acute Deep Venous Thrombosis Interventions
Acute Pulmonary Embolus Intervention
Interventions Offered Include:
PinnacleHealth CardioVascular Institute uses a minimally invasive approach to vascular interventions. We participate in numerous FDA
clinical trials to further advance the technology vascular disease treatment. The improvement in patient outcomes includes a quicker recovery, reduced blood loss, less pain, and the ability to perform these procedures under local and regional anesthesia.