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Programs & Services


Cardiovascular Surgery

This service provides cardiovascular surgical care to adults undergoing coronary artery bypass surgery (CABG), heart valve procedures, aortic procedures, and ventricular assist device procedures.

Service includes:

  • Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (Unit 94 CVICU): care right after heart surgery, ECMO (extracorporeal membrane oxygenation)
  • Cardiovascular Surgery Inpatient Unit (Unit 91): stepdown area, dysrhythmia, defibrillation, chest tube removal, inotrope administration, temporary pacemakers

Contact Details

Foothills Medical Centre

Location Info
Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit
Address
1403 29 Street NW
Calgary, Alberta
T2N 2T9
Telephone
403-944-2494
Fax
403-944-3136
Getting There

Parking available

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Hours of Operation
Available
24 hour service
Access
Service Providers May Include
cardiac perfusionists, cardiac surgeons, cardiologists, health care aids (HCA's), intensivists, licensed practical nurses (LPN's), occupational therapists (OTs), physical therapists (PTs), registered nurses (RNs), respiratory technologists, social workers
Referral Needed

Cardiologist's referral needed.

Service Access

Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.


Wait Times

Days to months, depending on urgency.

Partners

Partners/affiliations

Libin Cardiovascular Institute

Also Known As
Acronym
CABG, CVICU
Other
Bypass Surgery, Cardiac Surgery, Mechanical Circulatory Support, Open Heart Surgery, Valve Surgery, Ventricular Assist Device