The Coronary Care Unit
Manned by one Senior Registrar backed up by three registrars constantly supervised by a consultant. All the beds have a State-of-the-Art cardiac monitoring system all interconnected to a central monitoring unit capable of multiple functions including storing and retrieving patients’ vital data.
Majority of patients are with acute myocardial infarction, unstable angina and congestive heart failure. Patients with lethal arrhythmias, hypertensive emergencies, pericardial diseases and infective endocarditis comprise a minority of admission to this ward.
The facilities include the latest, highly advanced and comprehensive monitoring systems that provide continuous and exhaustive information about the hemodynamic status:
Olive Sacred Heart center is the only hospital in the region that has dual-plane, full body catheterization visualization equipment. This unique state-of-the-art technology allows the doctor to see not only the heart, but veins and arteries that may be blocked in other parts of the body.
The lab houses a state-of-the-art procedure room equipped to perform numerous heart and vessels imaging studies and provide treatments. In addition, we have recovery rooms that are monitored, for post-procedure care, which in effect means cardiologists can identify diagnoses and treat a multitude of heart problems.
Coronary Angiography, Angioplasty and Stenting - Direct imaging of the heart arteries is performed by injecting contrast agents into these arteries to detect blockages. This department specializes in treating these blockages using balloons and placement of stents. These procedures are performed in a state of the art cardiac catheterization laboratory with Philips biplane system. This system provides impeccable image quality with minimal radiation exposure.
We provide the following services:
Non-Invasive Diagnostic Laboratory
Manned to carry out the following non-invasive cardiac investigations:
Our team of specially trained doctors, nurses, and technicians is committed to deliver quality cardiac care to our patients.
We run outpatient clinics six days a week, from 9 am to 5 pm, to see patients in consultation and to facilitate follow-up of post cardiac events.
Our cardiologists have the expertise and experience to handle any kind of cardiac emergency and to treat the cardiac diseases on par with international standards.
You will not only receive treatment but also be guided and educated on how to take care of your heart and improve your lifestyle for better and lasting effect of the treatment.
The Department takes care of congenital and acquired cardiac problems and has a non-invasive laboratory with facilities for Colour- Doppler, Echocardiography, Stress Test, Holter Monitoring and Ambulatory BP monitoring.
The department of Cardiology provides complete and round-the-clock cardiac care. This includes both elective and emergency care provided by doctors of the highest quality supported by state of the art equipment. Apart from consultation for all kinds of Cardiac ailments and preventive cardiac measures, the unit provides comprehensive non-invasive as well as invasive services. Manned by doctors with extensive and international experience, and excellent procedural skills this department provides the following services.
Patient care is provided based on the following criteria: