ANGIOGRAPHY

Our Angiography Department provides diagnostic and therapeutic services to both adults and paediatric patients who suffer from various cardiac and non-cardiac vascular problems. Interventional cardiology and radiology services are available round-the-clock. It is the only unit in Pakistan which provides the latest interventional procedures to patients with acute vascular problems, including Myocardial Infarction. In addition, there is an advanced electrophysiology service to diagnose complicated heart rhythm problems, including defibrillators, and to facilitate the implant of pacemakers.

The unit provides the following services:

CARDIAC

  • Coronary angiography
  • Coronary angioplasty
  • Intra-aortic balloon implantation
  • Temporary and permanent pacemaker implantation
  • Intra-cardiac defibrillator implantation
  • Cardiac re-synchronization therapy device implantation
  • Pacemaker programming
  • 24 hours holter monitoring (ambulatory ECG)
  • Percutaneous trans-septal mitral commisurotomy (PTMC)

NON CARDIAC

  • Digital subtraction angiography (DSA) – both peripheral and cerebral
  • Peripheral and cerebral angioplasty with stenting
  • Peripheral and cerebral coiling, temporary and permanent embolization
  • Perma-cath implantation
  • PICC line implantation
  • Percutaneous nephrostomy (PCN) implantation