The Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory at UMC (also known as the Cardiac Cath Lab or Invasive Interventional Suite) is a specialized service providing diagnostic and interventional cardiology and radiology procedures used in the treatment of coronary artery, peripheral vascular disease, intracranial vascular disease, and Trauma. Yearly there are over 6,000 procedures performed in the Cardiac Cath Lab/Interventional Suite including diagnostic heart catheterization, balloon angioplasty and stent placement (including cardiac, carotid, intracranial coiling and peripheral stenting, permanent pacemaker and ICD implantation) and interventional radiology procedures to include Trauma.

Dr. Debabrata Mukherjee, Chief of Cardiovascular Services at UMC explains one of the procedures that is performed in the Cardiac Catherization Lab. He explains a non-invasive way of unblocking clogged arteries called "Cardiac Catheterization."