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.
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.