Major Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Diseases

Cardiovascular Diseases, or CVD, are among the leading causes of death in industrialized and developed countries, and it is reported that by 2020, it will surpass infectious diseases to become the top cause of death and disability, globally. Read more

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Facts to Know about CT Coronary Angiogram

A computerized tomography CT coronary angiogram is an imaging test that looks at the arteries that supply blood to the heart. It might be used to diagnose the cause of the chest pain or for the other symptoms. Read more

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Difference between 2D Echo and Stress Test (TMT)

TMT or Stress Test

It is very common to find the heart patients who have normal ECG. One must remember that the ECGs are taken at rest when the heart is beating at its lowest rate. In some of cases the patient would also agree that at the time of rest there is no pain in the chest, the angina symptoms would only come when they increase the heart rate, while doing some physical exertion like walking. Read more

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Congenital and Pediatric Heart Surgery

Congenital and Pediatric Heart Surgery Service (CPHS) offers caring for patients from newborns to young adults with a comprehensive surgical program that includes complete cardiac procedure available for the treatment of heart disease and defects.

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Tread Mill Test (TMT) or Stress (TMT) Test

It determines the effect of physical stress on your heart. Stress test is done to see how well your heart responds when you are made to exercise in a controlled environment. Read more

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2D Echo Color Doppler

2D Echo is a test for heart, in which ultrasound technique is used to take heart pictures. It displays beating heart, chambers, valves and the major blood vessels of heart in cross sectional ‘slice’.

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Peripheral Angioplasty including Sub- Intimal Angioplasty

Angioplasty is a procedure in which a small, expandable tube called a catheter is inserted through an artery and guided to the place where the artery is narrowed. Read more

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Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery

In Minimally invasive cardiac surgery is a non – open heart surgery, cardiothoracic surgeon (Heart Surgeon) will perform the surgery through small incisions in the right side of your chest.

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Carotid Angioplasty and Stent Placement

Carotid Angioplasty is a procedure that opens blocked arteries to prevent stroke. Read more

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Renal Angioplasty – Ureteral Stent Placement

Heart disease remains the leading cause of death among patients with end stage renal disease on haemodialysis. Read more

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