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Interventional Cardiology

Foothills Interventional Cardiology Service (FICS)

Foothills Medical Centre/University of Calgary
C807 1403 29th Street NW
Calgary, Alberta T2N 2T9
Tel: 403.944.4565
Fax: 403.283.0744

The Foothills Interventional Cardiology Service (FICS) is the cardiology team in Calgary who provide interventional cardiology procedures to patients in Southern Alberta. Interventional procedures are catheter based treatments of structural heart disease. The most common procedures would include coronary angiograms or angioplasty. The FICS team has a reputation for excellent quality of care and continues to strive to improve cardiovascular outcomes in Alberta.

PROCEDURES AND SERVICES

ASD/PFO Closure

Alcohol Septal Ablation

Balloon Angioplasty with Stenting

Coronary Angiogram

Fractional Flow Reserve Assessment (FFR)

Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS)

Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI)

Peripheral Angiogram & Angioplasty

Peripheral Vascular Disease Intervention

Renal Angiogram & Angioplasty

RESEARCH

Cardiovascular research has been an integral part of the Foothills Interventional Cardiology Service since 1981. Our Research Program is under the direction of Dr. Todd Anderson who is one of a few academic Interventional Cardiologists in Canada. It is a nationally reputed research site with a successful, high-volume program, and performance in a large number of research projects.

INTERVENTIONAL CARDIOLOGY FELLOWSHIP

The Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Program offered by Foothills Interventional Cardiology Service (FICS) is recognized internationally for it's excellence in physician training, drawing applicants from all around the world. The program is a one or two year fellowship with a research focus in the second year. 

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