Department of Cardiology
At SLG, we are committed to improve the health of our patients by ensuring the most comprehensive cardiovascular care for them. We are at the forefront of research and treatment, and always keeping ourselves up with the newest breakthroughs and innovations
in the field of cardiology.
Our team of experienced cardiology specialists is able to treat a wide range of conditions and offer a number of diagnostic tests and outpatient procedures to provide you with the best possible cardiovascular care. With their commendable expertise in various branches of cardiology, the team efficiently takes care of both routine and complex cases of heart disease and heart conditions.
Conditions Treated & Services Offered
CARDIOLOGY (Sr. Citizen)
Cardiology is a branch of internal medicine that deals with the disorders of the heart and the arteries. From diagnosis to treatment and management, cardiology tackles several conditions such as congenital heart defects, coronary artery disease, electrophysiology, heart failure and valvular heart disease. Various kinds of heart ailments, stroke, and diseases of blood vessels – they all come under cardiovascular diseases, and treated by cardiology specialists.
A wide range of factors can increase your risk for cardiac problems, including high cholesterol, high blood pressure, hypertension, smoking tobacco, diabetes, sedentary lifestyle, excess body fat, obesity and unhealthy eating habit. Additionally, stress and uncontrolled alcohol consumption can also raise your chances of experiencing heart-related issues.
There are a range of disorders of the cardiovascular system that needs intervention and treatment by a cardiology expert; such as coronary heart disease, cardiac arrest, congenital heart defects, disorders of the heart valves, including the aortic valve, the mitral valve, acute coronary syndrome, restenosis, angina pectoris, diseases of the blood vessels, or vascular diseases, atherosclerosis among others.
Irrespective of your age and gender, you should always consult a cardiology expert, if you’re worried about your heart health. It’s always better to stay alert and take preventive measures, if you have a family history of high cholesterol, diabetes, hypertension or heart attacks.
Remember, the earliest symptoms of heart disease may not include chest pain. They may be fatigue or shortness of breath. Some of the primary symptoms that can indicate a heart problem include shortness of breath, fatigue, chest pain, dizziness, sudden rise in blood pressure, changes in heart rate or rhythm.
Immediately consult a cardiology specialist, if you start experiencing some of the above symptoms.
We, at SLG offer a wide range of services to take care of your heart health. This includes:
- Non-Invasive Cardiology
- Electrocardiogram (ECG)
- Coronary Angiogram
- Balloon Angioplasty (PTCA) with Stenting
- Intra-aortic Balloon Pump (IABP) Insertion
- Peripheral Angiography
- Primary Angioplasty and Stenting (for acute
heart attack patients)
- Internal Mammary/SVG graft angiography and
- Repair of Mitral, Aortic, Tricuspid and Pulmonary
Valves (valvuloplasty) using balloons
Yes, we are prepared to handle all major paediatric cardio problems, including foetal cardiology, comprehensive imaging for children, cardiac Catheterization and interventional cardiology for children.