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Cardiology & Cardiothoracic Surgery

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The Cardiology Department of Westfort Hi-Tech Hospital is a full-fledged Unit with all the necessary life saving equipments and Technical Expertise. The Department is capable of managing various cardiac emergencies. We launched the latest and the most advanced cardiovascular services under the auspices of our Cardiovascular Centre. Our Cath Lab Team is intensely efficient and doing selfless services.The latest Hi–tech Cath Lab, two Cardiac Operation Theatres, a 16-bedded well – equipped and well–manned Intensive Coronary Care Unit, Post Cardiac Surgery Unit, IABP, Defibrillators, Multi- parameter Monitors, Treadmill Test, Echo Cardiography & Color Doppler, Pacemaker, Pulse Oximeter, Centralized Oxygen & Suction and other amenities facilitate us to give ardent cardiac care to the patients especially in complex open heart surgeries, at an affordable cost. About 460 cases of open heart surgery were completed at our Center. Mortality rate is very negligible, ie., about 0.02 per cent.  All percutaneous, non-coronary and coronary interventions, including Primary Angioplasty are done at reasonable cost. A wing for preventive cardiology is an added attraction. We provide round the clock facility of Primary Angioplasy for AMI, Cardiologist and Cardiothoracic Surgeons, Cathlab and expert team with advanced equipments.
Hi-Tech is credited as the first center in Kerala to do Endo Ventricular Patchplasty (EVPP). About 50 cases of EVPP have done so far with good short-term results. Our Center is famous for doing CABG for ESRD cases. We have eminent Doctors specialized in Cardiothoracic Surgery, Laser and Thrombectomy in Primary Angioplasty for myocardial infraction, High-risk PCI, Multilevel PCI+ Graft PCI.

Cardiac Cathetarization Laboratory (Cath Lab) is equipped for the procedures given below:

  • Diognostic Angiograms
  • All Percutaneous Coronary Interventions including Primary and Rescue Angioplasty and Non – coronary Interventions
  • Balloon Valvuloplasties
  • Device Closures
  • Pacemaker Implantations

The following Cardiac investigations are done to provide Total Cardiac Care with the latest and most advanced equipments:

  • 2 – D Colour Doppler Echo Cardiography
  • Gamma Camera
  • Interventional Radiology
  • Computerized Treadmill System
  • 24 hours Halter Monitoring
  • Computerized E.C.G

Cardiothoracic Surgical Department has the facility to perform the following surgery:

  • Bypass Surgery / High – risk Bypass Surgery
  • Beating Heart Bypass Surgery with Octopus Stabilizer
  • Total Arterial Myocardial Revascularization
  • Artificial Heart Valve Replacement Surgery
  • Heart Valve Repair
  • Aortic and Peripheral Vascular Procedures
  • Pulmonary Surgery
  • Congenital Heart Disease Surgery
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