Elliot Health System is a non-profit organization serving your healthcare needs since 1890.

Cardiology

Elliot Hospital
1 Elliot Way
Manchester, NH 03103

Phone: 603-663-2597



Invasive Cardiology (Theraputic Cardiology)

Cardiac Catheterization


Cardiac catheterization (also called cardiac cath or coronary angiogram) is a procedure that allows your doctor to "see" how well your heart is functioning. The test involves inserting a long, narrow tube called a catheter into a blood vessel in your arm or leg, and guiding it to your heart with the aid of a special X-ray machine. Contrast dye is injected through the catheter so that X-ray movies of your valves, coronary arteries and heart chambers can be created.