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Interventional Cardiology

Interventional Cardiology

We at Frontier Lifeline Hospital offera wide range of Interventional procedures in Cardiology. Our team of professional experts has adopted a multidisciplinary approach to treat various types of cardiovascular problems at the forefront in the field of cardiology since its inception.

The department of Interventional Cardiology here provides state-of-the-art facilities and advanced technologies to offer high-end treatment solutions for complex coronary angioplasties including rotablation for intermediate lesions, and other endovascular procedures like aortoiliac angioplasty, aortic aneurysm repair, carotid stenting, coronary artery stenting or bypass surgery, cardiac catheterization, aortic dissection management, valve replacement, and birth defects, etc.

Our state-of-the-art cath labs are well-equipped with advanced equipments and are supported by dedicated Interventional Cardiologists in Chennai who provide round-the-clock services in comprehensive cardiac care. The invasive cardiology unit here has achieved record-time protocols in acute heart attack angioplasty (primary angioplasty).

What is Interventional Cardiology?

Interventional Cardiology is a subspecialty of medicine that focuses on procedures performed using catheters and other mechanical tools to treat any kind of structural abnormality of the heart. It also helps the Interventional Cardiologist to identify the conditions that are riskier than a particular patient might suspect.
Safe and effective strategies in Interventional Cardiology provide long-term results when treating cardiovascular diseases. Also, this branch of cardiology is relatively a new field of medicine, and its procedures deal with a variety of techniques.

Interventional Cardiology

Conditions Treated under Interventional Cardiology

The team of Interventional Cardiologists at Frontier Lifeline Hospital offers numerous treatment options for heart and vascular conditions. Some of them which are treated in the department of Interventional Cardiology include:

Coronary artery disease (CAD)

  • Myocardial infarction
  • Cardiogenic shock
  • Spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD)

Structural and non-valvular heart disease

  • Atrial septal defect
  • Resistant hypertension
  • Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM)
  • Patent foramen ovale (PFO)

Valvular heart disease

  • Aortic stenosis and regurgitation
  • Prosthetic valve dysfunction
  • Mitral valve stenosis and regurgitation

Diagnosis Services of Interventional Cardiology Unit

At Frontier lifeline hospital, we offer a detailed diagnostic assessment for all kinds of cardiovascular problems before selecting an interventional approach for cardiology. Our experts in the unit of Interventional Cardiology utilize high-tech equipment and imaging techniques for modern treatment.

Some of the diagnostic services involved in this type of cardiac procedure include:

  • Computed Tomography (CT) Imaging
  • Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS) 
  • Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) 
  • 3D Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE)

The IVUS and OCT are significant for evaluating the underlying cause of the heart problem when complex angioplasties are to be performed. The patient will be engaged with 3D TEE to assess their eligibility to undergo a structural heart procedure.

Interventional Cardiology Procedures at Frontier Lifeline Hospital

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Benefits of Interventional Cardiology

While each procedure has its own risks and benefits, they all have the potential to improve the quality of life for patients with heart disease 

The benefits of minimally invasive techniques of Interventional Cardiology include:

  • Less pain
  • Minimal scarring
  • Rapid recovery
  • Shorter hospital stays
  • Lower complication risks

Risks from Interventional Cardiology Procedures

Most Interventional Cardiology procedures are performed without much complications. However, there are always risks involved in these types of medical procedures.

Some of the major risk factors linked with Interventional Cardiology procedures are:

  • Damage or bleeding in the blood vessels 
  • Restenosis (Scar tissue may grow within a stent)
  • Stent thrombosis (blood clots may form inside the stent) 
  • Arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat)
  • Infection at the site of incision
  • Damage to surrounding structures of the heart
  • Renal failure
  • Stroke

Although these risks are rare, they can sometimes lead to serious complications. Your Interventional Cardiologist will discuss with you the risks associated with your specific procedure before you undergo treatment in the unit. To conclude, all the Interventional Cardiology treatment procedures at Frontier Lifeline Hospital have been more meticulousandprecise, to achieve betteroveralloutcomes for heart patients. All you have to do is consult with the best Interventional Cardiologist in Chennai to understand the risks and benefits of the treatment cardiologist before undergoing them.

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