Catheterization outcomes

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Boston Children's has one of the largest pediatric Cardiac Catheterization Programs in the country. It draws the most talented and ambitious fellows from around the world. Seven full-time physicians perform over 1,700 cardiac catheterization procedures per year.

Catheter Procedure # of cases in 2006 # of cases in 2007 # of cases 2008 # of cases 2009 # of cases 2010 # of cases 2011
Hemodynamic 258 264 299 334 338 279
Interventional 618 728 768 808 829 817
Biopsy 214 268 291 241 195 220
Total 1,090 1,263 1,358 1,383 1,362 1,316
Catheter procedure # of cases 2006 # of cases 2007 # of cases 2008 # of cases 2009 # of cases 2010 # of cases 2011
Balloon Angioplasty (total) 488 570 654 674 690 685
Balloon Angioplasty by case 252 279 324 319 330 321
Balloon Valvuloplasty 81 86 76 78 105 91
Stent Implant 92 122 138 146 158 138
Transcath Occlusion 157 127 130 116 126 124
Transcath PV 0 14 22 19 59 32
Ao/Plum Valvo <30d 28 33 21 23 29 31

*excludes coarctation stent placement

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