Available Services

Appointments with Angell's Cardiology service are available in our Boston and Waltham locations as of February 3, 2014. Some of the following services are limited to our Boston location. Please call 617-541-5038 for more details.

Full Service Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory

  • Balloon dilatation for pulmonic stenosis, aortic stenosis
  • Amplatzer ductal occlusion and coil embolization of PDA
  • Diagnostic cardiac catheterization and angiography

Outpatient and Inpatient Echocardiography

  • Three state-of-the-art echocardiography machines (Philips Sonos 5500 Color Flow Doppler and GE Vivid 7 Pro Color Flow Doppler)
  • Outpatient and Inpatient Electrocardiography
  • Two HP Pagewriter 300 machines

    Owners may remain with their pet during routine outpatient cardiology visits (including the echocardiogram)

Outpatient and Inpatient Blood Pressure Determination

  • Parks Doppler, Dynamap and Passport

Outpatient Ambulatory ECG Diagnostic Services

  • Twenty-four hour Holter evaluation (for animals with diagnosed or suspected paroxysmal arrhythmia)
  • Event monitoring (for recurrent syncopal activity)
  • Inpatient continuous telemetric ECG recording

Full Service Pacemaker Program

  • Transvenous pacemaker implantation (temporary, permanent)
  • Surgically placed epicardial pacemaker implantation

Cardiac Surgery Program
(run in conjunction with the Angell Surgery Service)

  • Pericardectomy
  • Surgical PDA ligation
  • Open valvotomy for pulmonic stenosis
  • Epicardial pacemaker implantation

Minimally-invasive thoracic surgery program—thoracoscopy

  • Pericardial window for recurrent pericardial effusion
  • Exploratory thoracoscopy for idiopathic pleural effusion