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Date: 26 October 2020
Cardiology: facilities, procedures and treatments
- one cardiology wards
- one coronary care units
- four catheter laboratories
- pacing clinic rooms
- rooms for investigations such as exercise testing and echocardiography
Procedures available for the treatment and diagnosis of heart disease include:
- cardiac catheterisation
- coronary angioplasty and stenting
- ablation for arrhythmias
- pacemakers, including biventricular devices (cardiac resynchronisation
- implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICD)
- ASD and PFO closures
- VSD closure
- cardiac ultrasound (echocardiography)
- cardiac CT and MR imaging
- radionuclide imaging
There is also a comprehensive range of cardiac surgical treatments including:
- valve replacements
- bypass grafts
- heart transplantation
A full cardiac rehabilitation service is also provided to ensure that patients recover quickly and regain their quality of life after treatment.
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