Heart Institute


DLSUMC is 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 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.


  • ECG
  • Cardiac rehabilitation
  • Cardiovascular services
  • 2D echo plain
  • 2D echo with Doppler (adult and pediatric)
  • Additional Doppler study
  • Ambulatory BP/Holter monitoring
  • Bubble contrast
  • Dobutamine stress echo
  • Exercise stress echo
  • Fetal 2D echo
  • Transesophageal echocardiography (TEE)
  • Intraoperative TEE
  • Treadmill stress test
  • Abdominal aorta duplex scan
  • Ankle brachial index
  • Arterial duplex scan
  • Carotid Doppler w/ vertebral studies
  • Carotid + transcranial duplex scan
  • Combination duplex scan
  • External pneumatic compression therapy
  • Renal artery duplex scan
  • Sclerotherapy
  • Transcranial duplex scan
  • Venous compression studies
  • Venous duplex scan

(046) 481-8000 or (02) 8988-3100, local 1082

Cardiovascular Invasive Section (Catheterization Laboratory)

This fully equipped Catheterization Laboratory provides catheter-based interventional cardiovascular services using the most advanced cardiovascular imaging system machine.


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

(046) 481-8000 or (02) 8988-3100, local 1107

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.


  • 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

View and download the Cardiac Rehabilitation e-brochure here.
View and download the External Pneumatic Compression Therapy e-brochure here.
View and download the Cardiovascular Laboratory e-brochure here.