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Cardiology is the branch of medical science for diagnosing and treating diseases, conditions, and disorders of the heart. According to the latest data from India, over 1.2 million people die yearly due to heart disease. Cardiologists treat patients with heart conditions such as angina (chest pain), arrhythmias (abnormal heart rhythms), congestive heart failure, and coronary artery disease (CAD).
Manipal Hospitals Gurugram is known as one of India's most prestigious multispecialty hospitals. Our skilled medical experts include cardiologists and cardiovascular surgeons.
Our cardiovascular specialties cover complex angioplasties, valve replacements, arrhythmia radiofrequency ablation, and minimally invasive cardiac surgery, which we offer to infants, children, adults, and senior persons. We are pioneers in this field in the city of Gurugram.
We provide a full spectrum of diagnoses and treatments for heat-related ailments and are the best heart hospital in Gurgaon.
An ECG or Electrocardiogram is a simple, non-invasive procedure that records heart rate and its rhythms. ECG is done to look or check for known heart conditions or how healthy the heart is before or after surgery.
An X-ray imaging test is done to see if there are any restrictions in blood flow going to your heart. This is the most common test to help doctors diagnose heart conditions. During coronary angiography, a small catheter or tube is inserted through the skin into an artery in the groin or the Hand. Through a special x-ray viewing instrument, the catheter…
A Holter monitor is a small, wearable, ambulatory electrocardiography device that keeps track of heart rhythms and records all heartbeats.
TMT or Tread Mill Test or Stress Test or Exercise Test measures how well the heart works when it is beating fast and working hard. A stress test helps doctors see if the heart is getting enough blood during these times.
Commonly known as bypass surgery, this is a procedure done to restore blood flow in a narrow or blocked artery. The procedure is an open heart surgery that requires a large incision to be made to access the chest cavity. The surgeon takes out a blood vessel from one part of your body and uses to divert blood flow away from the blocked coronary artery…
An echocardiogram is an ultrasound of the heart. It uses standard 2D, 3D and Doppler ultrasound to create images of the heart. The test does not involve any radiation.
Coronary angioplasty is routinely done to open clogged heart arteries. It can improve symptoms such as chest pain and shortness of breath. Angioplasty is also often used during a heart attack to quickly open a blocked artery and reduce the amount of damage to your heart. It involves inserting and inflating a tiny balloon into the spot where your artery…
This is a non-surgical procedure that is used to treat coronary arteries for stenosis. It is a combination of angioplasty & stenting that widens narrowed and blocked coronary arteries and restores blood flow from the heart. In cases of acute heart attacks (Myocardial Infarctions), PCI is used as an emergency treatment. PCI is considered to be an alternative…
A cardiac device helps control irregular heartbeats to protect against heart rhythm disorders. One of the most commonly used cardiac devices is a pacemaker, which produces electrical stimuli to the heart to help it maintain rhythm. An Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) is used to assist the heart's ventricles to restore their capacity after…
Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) is a minimally invasive procedure to open blocked coronary arteries allowing unobstructed blood flow to the heart. This procedure is performed under local anaesthesia and uses X-ray to help the cardiologist view the site of your blocked artery. An intravenous (IV) line will be inserted in your arm and you will…
This is a procedure that involves the opening of the chest cavity and creating a bypass system that allows blood to pump through your body without going through the heart. During open heart surgery, the heart is stopped for a period of time until surgical procedures or investigations can be completed. Once the surgical objective has been achieved,…
Manipal Hospitals’ Cardiac Unit boasts of futuristic diagnostic and testing machinery that combines advanced technology and high precision tools to present the most complex of cases with accuracy. Typical cardiac tests reveal the extent of the damage done to the coronary arteries, helping our cardiologists to plan the appropriate and most effective…
The treatment of heart disorders in children requires specialized equipment and knowledge.
An electrophysiology test reveals how electrical signals move through your heart. When these signals show normal movements, your heartbeat is regular. When these signals are abnormal, your heartbeat is irregular and this is called an arrhythmia. Radiofrequency ablation (RA) is the procedure to treat some types of arrhythmias. Together it takes about…
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI)
The aortic valve controls the blood flow from your heart to the rest of the organs. TAVI is a minimal invasive procedure to replace your damaged or diseased aortic valve with a new man-made one using a narrow tube called a catheter. This is inserted into a large blood vessel in your groin or chest.
Using specialized cardiac MRI's, a cardiologist evaluates hemodynamic changes in the body to identify congenital heart disease. Identifying congenital heart defects at an early stage is crucial to improving the life expectancy and quality of life of patients.
The heart’s two lower chambers are the ventricles and the right ventricle pumps blood to the lungs. It connects to the pulmonary artery, the main blood vessel leading to the lungs. Between the right ventricle and the pulmonary artery is the pulmonary valve, one of the heart’s four valves. In a normal heart, the pulmonary valve opens fully when the…
For children suffering from narrowing or blockage in the aortic valve, the best treatment option is balloon dilation. The treatment is minimally invasive, reducing the discomfort and recovery time for the patient. A deflated balloon is attached to a thin tube known as a catheter which is navigated to the narrowed artery, where it is inflated, opening…
The mitral valve is a valve with two flaps in the heart that lies between the left atrium and the left ventricle. Sometimes, the valves don't open or close properly, disrupting the blood flow through your heart to your body and also causes blood to leak backward to the left atrium. The valve may also be narrowed. Balloon Mitral Valvuloplasty is a procedure…
Adult congenital heart disease (ACHD) Congenital heart disorders are the most common type of birth defect. These can range from simple ones with no symptoms to complex types which are severe and life-threatening such as a hole in the heart that causes blood from the left and right sides of the heart to mix, or even a narrowed valve that blocks blood…
VSD is a hole in the wall called septum, separating the two lower chambers of the heart. In a normal heart, only the left side pumps blood to the body, and the right side to the lungs. With an abnormal opening between the ventricles, a large amount of oxygen-rich (red) blood from the heart's left side is pushed through the hole into the right side.…
PDA is an unclosed hole in the aorta, the main artery that carries blood away from your heart. In a normal heart, its left side pumps blood only to the body while the right pumps blood to the lungs. If you have PDA, extra blood gets pumped from your body artery or aorta into the lung (pulmonary) arteries. If the PDA is large, the extra blood being…
This condition occurs when arteries and veins have abnormal connections between them. Pulmonary AVMs act as direct conduits between the pulmonary artery and the pulmonary vein, which reduces blood oxygen levels, and also allows clots and bacteria to bypass the normal filtration process of the lung capillaries. Pulmonary AVMs are prone to rupturing,…
The automated implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (AICD) is a tiny electronic device that is implanted in the chest to prevent sudden death from cardiac arrest caused due to fast heart rhythms called tachycardias. The surgery involves inserting insulated wires into the veins near your collarbone and moving them through X-ray images, to your heart.…
CRT is prescribed for patients with heart failure or arrhythmia (irregular heart beat). There are two types of CRT devices – one is the biventricular pacemaker and the other is the same device which includes a built-in implantable cardioverter defibrillator and is called a cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillator (CRT-D).
Knowing your baby is growing normally and safely in your womb is one of the happiest phases for a mother-to-be. Routine tests for you and your baby can ensure all is going well. If your gynaecologist detects an abnormal heart beat or any other conditions in the foetus, she may recommend a foetal echocardiogram.
The Cardiovascular System
Our body's system consists of the heart, blood vessels, and blood. The heart pumps oxygen-rich blood through the body's arteries to supply tissues with oxygen and nutrients. The veins transfer deoxygenated blood back to the heart, which is pumped into the lungs to be re-oxygenated.
The components of the cardiovascular system are:
Pumps blood throughout the body
Tubes that carry blood rich in oxygen from the heart to all parts of the body
Carry oxygen-deprived blood from all body parts to the heart.
Tiny blood vessels that connect arteries and veins; they move oxygen and nutrients in your blood to different organs in your body
Common Cardiovascular System Diseases
The common diseases in the cardiovascular system are:
Arrhythmias: irregular heartbeat
Hypertension: high blood pressure
Stroke: when a blocked artery restricts oxygen to the brain parts
Heart failure: The body does not get enough blood from the heart
interesting facts about the Cardiovascular System:
The heart also removes carbon dioxide from tissues and transports it back to your lungs.
The average person has about 8000 km of blood vessels.
Your heart pumps about 9,000 litres of blood each day.
Each heartbeat sends about 3400 litres of blood through your arteries every minute!
A treadmill test is a way to measure your heart rate, blood pressure, and other vital signs while you walk or run on a treadmill. It's generally used as part of a stress test to see how your body reacts to exercise. The best cardiologist in Gurgaon observed patients during the stress test.
An ECG is an investigation to study the electrical activity of your heart. The test diagnoses and monitors conditions like arrhythmias, heart attack, and congestive heart failure.
An echocardiogram is a sound waves-based test to create an image of your heart. It can help diagnose a variety of problems with the structure and function of your heart. Heart specialists in Gurgaon use an echocardiogram to analyse patients. Book an appointment at our multi-specialty hospital today.
An angiogram uses X-rays and dye to diagnose coronary artery disease. A catheter is inserted into a groin vein and threaded through the heart, allowing doctors to see the arteries in your heart.
A Holter Procedure is an electrocardiogram to monitor your heart for 24 hours or more. You attach a small device called a Holter monitor to your chest, which records the heart's electrical activity for up to 30 days at a time.
Fractional Flow Reserve (FFR)
A Fractional Flow Reserve measures how much blood flow gets lost from a patient's heart. It determines whether or not the patient needs stents or bypass surgery.
Intravascular UltraSound (IVUS)
Intravascular ultrasound is a type of ultrasound scan that uses sound waves to produce images of the inside of blood vessels. The process is non-invasive and generally painless but can have some side effects like fatigue or shortness of breath.
Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT)
A medical imaging technique uses light to show the structures of tissues and organs. It has a broad range of applications in medicine, including cardiology.
Hemodynamic evaluation is the process of measuring a patient's blood pressure, heart rate, and respiratory rate to establish their current condition.
Emergency Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
Emergency Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (EPCI) is a procedure that uses a catheter to place a small device in the heart's artery to help open up the blocked artery.
Open Heart Surgery(Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery)
A surgical procedure in which doctors access the heart via an incision in the chest. During this procedure, the surgeon makes an incision in the chest and uses special instruments to repair or bypass damaged blood vessels or reroute blood flow around narrowed or blocked coronary arteries, restoring blood flow and oxygen to the heart.
Coronary Angioplasty is a procedure that involves the placement of a balloon into the coronary arteries to open up blockages. The cardiac surgeon then deflates the balloon to place a stent in the artery. Visit our multi-specialty hospital in Gurugram for the best treatment.
Cardiac Device Implantation
Cardiac device implantation is the process of implanting a medical device . It is usually implanted below the skin or inside the heart. The most common type of cardiac device is an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD). This device detects arrhythmias and treats them with electrical shocks.
Paediatric Cardiology is the branch of medicine that deals with diagnosing and treating congenital heart disease in children. It includes surgical and non-surgical interventions, including catheterisation and coronary angiography, pacemaker insertion and management.
Other common treatments available:
Adult cardiac Surgery in Gurgaon
Aortic valve replacement surgery in Gurgaon
Double valve Replacement Surgery in Gurgaon
Minimally invasive cardiac surgery in Gurgaon
Pediatric cardiac Surgery in Gurgaon
Primary angioplasty treatment in Gurgaon
Thoracic surgeries in Gurgaon
Manipal Hospitals' cardiologists and cardiovascular surgeons believe in precise diagnosis for effective treatment. The faculty includes - Expert echo cardiologists - Electro physiologists - Interventional cardiologists and radiologists. Avail of these facilities at Manipal, the Best Heart Hospital in Gurugram
After gathering general information about the patient's health from our cardiologist will review the patient's medical history, and do a complete physical examination. Then the doctor might order the necessary investigations to determine the health of your heart.
Cholesterol, Hypertension, Obesity, Diabetes, Smoking, and Family history of heart disease. Visit our best cardiology hospital in Gurugram to avoid these risk factors.
Mild discomfort or pain in the chest area, it may radiate to the neck, jaw, or arm on the left side of the body and is usually associated with shortness of breath, nausea, and sweating. Diabetics and women may not have chest discomfort but may have only a few of the associated symptoms.
Some illnesses can cause heart disease, but a majority of heart diseases can be prevented by adopting a healthy lifestyle. Visit our best cardiology hospital in Gurugram to have the best treatment.
Yes, a yearly health check-up that includes a blood pressure check, lipid, and cholesterol test and a discussion with your doctor about other risk factors should not be overlooked.
Symptoms of heart ailments include chest pain, shortness of breath, and fatigue. See a heart specialist in Gurugram immediately if you experience any of these symptoms for more than a week. Consult with the best cardiologist in Gurugram to know more about the treatment.
If left untreated, heart disease can lead to severe complications like stroke or death. It's essential for people who have been diagnosed with heart disease to take their medications as prescribed by their doctor to prevent further complications from developing over time.
If you feel something isn't right in your chest, it's time to visit the best cardiologist in Gurgaon. Come visit Manipal Hospitals, the top cardiology center in Gurugram.
Eating well and exercising is the best thing you can do for your heart. And if you have other risk factors—like diabetes or high blood pressure—it's vital that you make these changes as soon as possible.
Manipal Hospitals is dedicated to providing high-quality, personalised care and building long-term partnerships with its patients. Our Cardiology department and its patients are a testament to this. Contact us to know more about heart problems and book an appointment with one of our Cardiovascular specialists today.