Cardiology

Cardiology

Northwest General Hospital has a well-developed and fully equipped cardiology department which offers all kinds of cardiac consultations and procedures. Since its inception over 12 years ago the department has built a reputation for exemplary cardiac care in the region. The department is managed by well qualified and experienced consultants with previous experience of working in the UK, USA and Pakistan in reputed institutions. There are 3 cardiologists and 2 cardiothoracic surgeons in the department. Patients are seen in the cardiac OPD or in the ER if presented in an emergency.

Department offers consultative, diagnostic and interventional cardiology services to the population of the region and has the latest state-of-the-art equipment for both noninvasive and invasive cardiology services.

Department of cardiology is backed by a dedicated cardiac surgery department led by 2 renowned cardiac surgeons.

The Department of Cardiology has the latest state-of-the-art equipment both for non-invasive and invasive cardiology services.

Noninvasive services include ECG, ETT, Transthoracic, Echocardiography (ECO), Transesophageal ECHOCardiography (TEE) 24-hours holter monitoring, ambulatory, BP Recording, outpatient pacemaker and ICD follow-up and dedicated nuclear cardiology suite for MIBI scans.

Invasive cardiology services includes diagnostics coronary and peripheral angiograms, coronary angioplasties, pacemaker and ICD implantations, PTMC, BPV and peripheral arterial embolization and IVC filters. There is dedicated 24/7 on call Rota for primary ECI for acute myocardial infarction.

Cath Lab

Northwest General Hospital has a state-of-the-art Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory (Cath Lab) equipped with GE Inova 2100 flat panel machine. The NWGH Cath Lab is fully equipped with all sorts of inventory stock needed for coronary and non-coronary procedures.

The Cath Lab is operated by well-qualified and experienced consultant cardiologists with previous experience of working in the United Kingdom, USA and Pakistan in reputed institutions. There are currently three cardiologists working in shift rota and there is dedicated 24/7 on call rota for Primary PCI for Acute Myocardial Infarction.

The Cath Lab works closely in collaboration with the on-site cardiac surgery department for any backup cardiac surgery in case of need.

Northwest General Hospital has another Cath lab in the pipeline, which will be installed in near future with advanced hemodynamic software.

  1. Diagnostic Coronary and Peripheral Angiography
  2. Right Heart Catheterisation
  3. Coronary Angioplasty (Stent placement)
  4. Permanent Pacing Implants
  5. ICD Implants
  6. ASD / VSD device closure
  7. PDA Device Closure
  8. PTMC
  9. Balloon Pulmonary Valvotomy (BPV)
  10. Peripheral Arterial Embolisation
  11. Peripheral Arterial Embolisation
  12. IVC Filters
  13. Pericardiocentesis
  14. Temporary pacing wires

Panel of Doctors – Cardiology