Cardiology

The Cardiology Department provides complete care and services in terms of diagnosis, treatment and holistic approach. Efficient and experienced Cardiologists and Cardio-Thoracic and Vascular Surgeons work as a team in synergy to provide the patients with the best 360-degree cardiac care. Cardiac by-pass surgery, minimally invasive surgery, interventional cardiology, and non-invasive cardiology are covered under the vast umbrella of Cardiology. Emergency cases along with non-invasive image processing, echocardiography, stress tests, cardiovascular CT’s and thallium heart mapping are also covered by this medical specialty.

Medical Conditions and Treatment:

  • Coronary Artery Disease, Valvular Heart Disease, Congenital Heart Disease, Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms, Tumours of the Heart – Corrective surgeries for such diseases are complicated and require expert supervision.
     

  • Complete treatment procedures may include by-pass, stenting or an open heart surgery.
     

  • Hypertension – Making lifestyle changes, exercising and eating healthy is the first step to curing hypertension. Your consultant might prescribe medications if required.
     

  • Heart Attack – Treatment of heart attack is an extensive procedure and the specialists decide the plan of action according to the case on hand.
     

  • Cholesterol – Increased cholesterol increases the risk of coronary heart disease, heart attack, and other related health problems. However, it can be reduced with simple lifestyle changes and medicines.
     

  • Heart Failure – CABG, valve replacement, or cardiac septoplasty can be the first steps, however, a heart transplant is the better option for survival.

 

 

 

Pediatric Cardiology

 

A dedicated multi-disciplinary team of cardiologists, surgeons, anesthesiologists and intensivists who handle only the pediatric cases fall under this sub super-specialty. These experts are solely dedicated towards child cardiac care. The department provides extensive echocardiographic procedures on children and focuses on detecting heart-related defects in unborn children using specialized echocardiography techniques.

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