Cardiovascular Specialty Resources

Amyloid Typing

Amyloid typing is predominately used to distinguish kappa, lambda, transthyretin and other rare forms of cardiac amyloidosis. The proper typing of amyloid is essential for patient care.


Genetic Testing


Viral Myocarditis PCR Testing


Cardiovascular Devices

Evaluated devices include: 1. Bioprosthetic valves including prosthetic, mechanical, transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), mitral annuloplasty rings, MitraClip and other devices; 2. Atrial septal devices, PFO occluders and atrial appendage occluders; 2. Coronary artery stents; 3. Carotid nitinol stents; 4. Aortic grafts and stent grafts; 5. Cerebral aneurysm repair and prevention devices such as coils, foams, stents; 6. Peripheral stents (iliac, SFA, below the knee); 7. IVC devices



Confocal microscopy, scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and transmission electron microscopy (TEM)


General Case Consultation


Transplant Biopsy Services


Links to other Sites

SCVP Links


Professional Association Sites


Patient Foundation Sites


Cardiovascular Research Funding Sites


Information Sites