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Heart Investigation Unit

In the Heart Investigation Unit (HIU) at Hamilton General Hospital, our team performs a variety of procedures to diagnose and, in some cases, help treat heart conditions.

If you are scheduled for a procedure in the HIU, you may be asked to visit the HIU Clinic prior to your appointment, where a nurse will help you prepare for your visit.

Care We Provide

The Heart Investigation Unit at Hamilton General Hospital is one of the largest of its kind in Canada. Our team performs the following procedures:

  • cardiac catheterization
  • angioplasty
  • valvuloplasty
  • percutaneous aortic valve implantation
  • coronary angiogram
  • ventriculogram
  • right + left heart angiogram
  • biopsy