Laboratory

Laboratory services to diagnose and treat your condition 

Diagnosis is the first step toward getting better. At Lakewood Regional Medical Center, we use technological innovations to get you an accurate diagnosis as quickly as possible. 

Blood counts, chemistries, pathogens and more

Your doctor can better understand how your body is doing by analyzing blood and taking other tests. Our laboratory technicians will quickly and accurately analyze for chemical composition, pathogens and other important factors to get you the diagnosis you need. 

Cardiac catheterization lab

In the catheterization lab,  your surgeon guides a small tube-like device called a catheter through large arteries and into your coronary arteries in order to assess and/or treat your heart condition. Among the procedures available in our cardiac catheterization lab are: 

  • Cardiac catheterization
  • Coronary stent placement
  • Cardiac ablation
  • Atrial fibrillation ablation
  • Carotid stenting

Vascular and Interventional Radiology Lab

At Lakewood Regional Medical Center, our Vascular and Interventional Radiology Lab,  radiologists can perform the minimally invasive procedure you need. From dialysis access to biliary catheterization to stent placement, we provide a wide range of minimally invasive procedures. Here are just a few examples of procedures we offer: 

Dialysis access

  • AV fistulagrams
  • Central venous occlusion treatments
  • Dialysis graft and fistula management 

Venous access

  • Subcutaneous chest and arm ports
  • PICC and central lines 

Vascular procedures

  • Carotid angioplasty and stenting
  • Percutaneous thrombectomy
  • Venous angioplasty and stenting 

Non-vascular procedures

  • Percutaneous nephrostomy
  • Vertebroplasty
  • Percutaneous transhepatic chlangiogram
Offering lab assistance to your surgeons with diagnosing, evaluating and monitoring problems with the heart.