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Cardiology is a speciality that deals with the functioning and treating the disorders associated with our heart. This branch of internal medicine focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of various cardiological conditions such as congenital heart defects, coronary artery disease, electrophysiology, heart failure and valvular heart disease. Shanmuga Hospital has a thriving cardiology department with the best cardiologist in Salem.
We at Shanmuga Hospital have a legacy of more than 26 years as a multi-speciality hospital and more than 30 years as a cancer treatment institute in Salem. The legacy and promise will also hold true for our cardiological endeavours.
Shanmuga Hospital has housed many well experienced physicians who specialise in cardiology and cardiovascular surgery respectively making it one of the best when it comes to heart treatment in Salem. Our infrastructure is world-class holding all advanced equipment and a team of trained staffs monitoring round the clock to ensure that our patients get complete care. We are also NABH certified. From offering advanced cardiac treatments in our Cardiac Care Center to having all necessary facilities like special wards and ICU, Shanmuga hospital makes sure that our cardiac patients get the best treatment possible.
Some of the commonly offered Cardiac procedures and Heart treatments in Salem Shanmuga Hospital are:
Angioplasty and stent implantation
Using a small balloon inflated inside one or more coronary arteries, it opens up the clogged area to improve blood flow to your heart. Then, a stent may be placed to ensure that the arteries does not get narrow and obstructed again.
The procedure uses a type of dye, injected to the blood vessels of the heart which the X-ray machine use to take a series of images to check for restriction of blood flowing to the heart.
This therapy is used to improve blood flow to your heart muscle through medicines administered through a drip to dissolve blood clots, narrowing or blocking a coronary artery.
Used to manage slow or irregular heartbeats, a pacemaker is a small electrical device placed under the skin of the chest, it stimulates the heart muscles and help it pump regularly.
It helps in restoring normal heart beat by sending an electric pulse or shock to the heart during cardiac arrest. It may also be used to treat other heart rhythm problems
Heart Valve Surgery
An invasive procedure to fix a damaged or faulty heart valve and helps the heart to pump blood properly, the heart valve surgery will be performed by one of the best heart surgeons in Salem who may repair or replace the faulty heart valve.
Shanmuga Hospital also has a high-tech cath lab to undergo cardiac diagnostics. A Cath lab is basically an examination room with specialised diagnostic imaging equipment which are used to visualise the chambers and arteries in our heart and treat any abnormities and stenosis found.
Some of the common heart conditions that are diagnosed by Cath lab and treated accordingly are coronary artery disease (CAD), Valvular heart disease, Coronary angioplasty, Atrial septal defect closure etc. The specialised Cath lab has considerable uses in diagnosing cardiological anomalies which could speed up the diagnosis time in our Hospital.
Patients could also get to use some of the common cardiac related tests such as ECG, ECHO, Treadmill Stress test etc. to periodically check their cardiac health.
All these state-of-the-art facilities and treatments that are provided round the clock in our Hospital premises, to ensure that our patients get to undergo their diagnosis and treatment in a single roof without moving around for specific facilities causing unwanted burden. As a top multispeciality hospital in Salem, we are also obliged to give our patients only the best of the facilities right here in our campus to ensure their speedy recovery.
It is important to know that patients can be in complete peace of mind as almost all our treatments can be insured through some of the major health insurance policies. Our support staff also makes sure that every cardiac patient gets special attention and complete care during their stay here for their treatment.