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Cardiac Intensive Care Unit

​​The Cardiac Intensive Care Unit is specialized in welcoming patients with heart conditions who need intensive observation, patients with acute coronary syndrome or who have recently undergone cardiac and vascular surgery. Here, the highly complex patient is supported by the best in technology for monitoring and conducting tests and procedures. Its 21 beds are individual and designed to offer safety, convenience and privacy to patients.
Patients with heart conditions find state-of-the-art diagnostic and therapeutic procedures at Hospital São Lucas Copacabana for cases of low and high complexity.

  • Cardiovascular: cardiac catheterization (coronary angiography), angioplasty of the coronary and peripheral arteries of the body (stent placement), percutaneous balloon valvuloplasty, inta-aortic balloon and pacemaker implantation.

  • Neurovascular: cerebral arteriography and embolization of cerebral aneurysms and arteriovenous malformations.

  • General Interventional Radiology: embolization of tumors, percutaneous drainage of abscesses and implantation of prostheses.

  • Electrophysiology: electrophysiological study (diagnosis and treatment of cardiac arrhythmias) and ablation.

​​​​​​Clinical Staff

* Dr. Alexandre Rouge – Cardiology Coordinator
* Dr. Andre Weksler – Cardiology
* Dr. Monique Esteves – Cardiology
* Dr. Monique Cavaignac – Cardiology
* Dr. Marcio Siqueira – Cardiology
* Dr. Daniele Freitas Monteiro – Cardiology
* Dr. Marco Copello – Cardiology 
* Dr. Marcelo Foradini – Cardiology
* Dr. Mauricio Assed – Cardiology
* Dr. Lais Sevenini – Cardiology