Interventional Cardiology

A variety of interventional cardiology procedures are performed at the Nebraska Heart Hospital, including balloon angioplasty and stent implantations.

The Nebraska Heart Hospital quality results for these procedures far exceed the national averages as reported by the American College of Cardiology (ACC).

For more information please visit American College of Cardiology.

Reporting period for Institutional Outcomes Report: Q1 2014 – Q4 2014.


Quality Indicators Nebraska
Angiographic stent success* 99.3% 99.0%
Length of stay (days) 1.8 3.0
Any adverse events (without heart bypass) 3.7% 6.1%
Median Time to Immediate PCI for STEMI Patients 41 59
Post procedure myocardial infarction (all patients) 0.5% 1.7%

*higher percentage is better