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Heart Institute


The FIRST in Cavite to provide the full range of cardiovascular services from prevention, diagnosis and treatment to rehabilitation. The Institute is run by a team of dedicated and credentialed cardiologists, cardiovascular surgeons, and well trained allied health professionals. The DLSUMC-Heart Institute is consists of three (3) specialized sections:

  • Cardiovascular Non-Invasive Section (Cardiovascular Laboratory)
    • The section provides diagnostic and treatment services for patients with cardiac and peripheral vascular diseases using non-invasive techniques.
    • Services:
      • 2D-echo Doppler Studies (Adult and Pediatric)
      • Trans-Esophageal Echocardiography
      • Treadmill Exercise Testing / Stress Testing
      • Stress Echocardiography (Exercise and Dobutamine Stress Echocardiography)
      • 24-hour Ambulatory BP Monitoring
      • ECG (24-48 hour) / Holter Monitor
      • Vascular Procedures:
      • Carotid Duplex Scan
      • Venous Duplex Scan
      • Arterial Duplex Scan
      • Transcranial Duplex Scan
      • Abdominal Aorta Duplex Scan
      • Renal Artery Duplex Scan
      • Ankle-Brachial Index (ABI)
      • Other Services:
      • Laser Therapy:
      • Vein Therapy
      • Nail Fungal Infection Treatment
      • Laser hair Removal
      • Skin Rejuvenation
  • Cardiovascular Invasive Section (Catheterization Laboratory)
    • This fully equipped Catheterization Laboratory provides catheter-based interventional cardiovascular services using the most advanced cardiovascular imaging system machine.
    • Services:
      • Invasive Cardiology
      • -Diagnostics
        • Angiography
        • Coronary Native Vessel Angiogram
        • Post-Bypass Angiogram
        • Hemodynamic Study (HS)
        • Interventional/Therapeutic Procedures
        • Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI)
        • Percutaneous Balloon Valvotomies:
        • -Percutaneous Transmitral Commissurotomy (PTMC)
        • Permanent Pacemaker Implantation (PPI)
        • Temporary Pacemaker Insertion (TPI)
      • -Monitoring
        • Swan Ganz Insertion (SGI)
        • Intra-Aortic Balloon Insertion (IABI) for IABP
        • InVASIVE Radiology
      • -Diagnostic Vascular Procedures
        • Carotid and Cerebral Angiography (4-D)
        • Femoral Angiography
        • Renal Angiography
        • Upper Extremity Angiography
        • Venogram
      • -Therapeutic Vascular Procedures
        • Bronchial Embolization
        • Renal Embolization
        • Bone Tumor Embolization
        • TACE (Transcatheter Arterial Chemoembolization)
        • Aneurysm Coiling
        • Peripheral Angioplasty
      • -Non-Vascular Procedures
        • PTBD (Percutaneous Transhepatic Billiary Drainage)
        • Retained Billiary Stone Extraction
        • Drainage Catheter Placement for: Pleural Effusion, Ascites, & Abscess
  • Cardiovascular Surgery and Anesthesia Section
    • -This section conducts closed and open heart surgeries as well as major operations on the lungs, mediastinum, aorta and blood vessels among adults and children.
    • Services:
    • – Open Heart Surgery
      • Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG)
    • – Conventional and Off Pump/Beating Heart (OPCAB)
      • Valve Repairs and Replacements
      • Closure of Septal Defects
      • Resection of Heart Tumors
      • Total Correction of Congenital Heart Diseases
    • – Closed Heart Surgery
      • Shunt and Other Palliative Procedures
      • Closure of Patent Ductus Arteriosus
      • Pericardiectomy
      • Pericardial Drainage
    • – Thoracic Surgery
      • Mediastinal Tumor Resection
      • Lung Resections
      • Video Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
    • – Vascular Surgery
      • Aneurysm Surgery, Thoracic and Abdominal
    • – Conventional and Endovascular
      • Repair of Aortic Dissection
      • Peripheral Arterial Bypass Surgery
      • Carotid Surgery
      • Vascular Access Procedures
      • Venous Ablation Procedures

*For more information, please call (6346) 481-8000 or (632) 988-3100 local 1107