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Our highly qualified and experienced cardiologists are bringing specialized Cardiac procedures to Apollo Hospitals, Hyderguda-closer to your home. Cardiac procedures at Apollo Hospitals, Hyderguda, ensure that the most modern cardiac cath-lab continues to deliver the exceptional care that Apollo is known for, care that adheres to the very highest medical standards of safety and excellence. Our clinical and nursing staff is specially trained in cardiac care with many years of experience in caring for cardiac patients. Patients benefit from our expert care that focuses on patient’s comfort and safety from the time of admission to the time of discharge.

We offer advanced cardiac care on par with USA and Europe. Our state-of-the-art equipment and specialized technology give our cardiologists, the tools they need to deliver the highest quality care.

Beyond the advanced tools and techniques, our main focus is the patient who receives compassionate care that’s close to home. The Cardiac team provides 24×7 coverage and attending patient’s problem is their first priority.

Coronary Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS)

IVUS allows cardiologist to see images inside the heart and coronary arteries, which assist in diagnosis. The primary benefit of IVUS is that it offers a tomographic 360 degree view of the arterial wall from the inside, allowing a more complete and accurate assessment than is possible with angiography. The team pioneered IVUS Technology in Andhra Pradesh.

FFR: Is advanced Technique for precise decision making in PTCA stenting.

Day Care Coronary Angiogram

Coronary angiograms are done from wrist (Radial root) and from groin region (Femoral root) depending on the patient condition. Our Cardiac team got the honours for contributing more than 18,000 Radial Procedures and INTERVENTIONS, the Second highest volume till documented. Radial angiogram is for patients comfort and convenience and patient can go back to work at the earliest.

Primary PCI

At Apollo Hospitals, Hyderguda our focus is to save Golden Hour of Heart Attack (one hour) to recanalize the culprit vessel in AMI by primary PCI Task Force. In this system the door to balloon time is minimized to less than one hour.

The Cardiac team has experience of over a decade in INVASIVE and NON-INVASIVE techniques of cardiology. They have a Collaboration with Japanese specialists for treating chronic total occlusions (Chronic Blocks in Coronaries) without surgery by advanced techniques,LMCA stenting, bifurcation stenting. Dr. V. Surya Prakash Rao and

Dr. P. L. N. Kapardhi with the help of team members have written a book on Radial Procedures “Radial Pearls”, which became very popular for learners in this field. The team is involved in several ongoing Research trials both in invasive and non invasive fields.

Permanent Pacemaker and CRT

Cardiologists at Apollo Hospitals, Hyderguda are well experienced in implanting pacemakers with precision.
CRT (Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy): Is a new form of therapy for congestive heart failure caused by dilated Cardiomyopathy. Patients who have heart failure that limits their ability to function, either an interventricular condition delay or bundle branch block on their ECG are the right patients to receive CRT.

Carotid and Renal Stenting: The Cardiac team assists Neurological Department for stroke management by performing carotid stenting and also renal stenting in refractory cases of Hypertension.

Stem Cell Treatment:

They are also doing appreciable job in stem cell techniques for end stage of heart failure and treatment for CAD.

Critical Care Team:

The team provides 24×7 coverage with extensive critical care for all cardiac emergencies in Intensive Care units equipped with latest monitoring and therapeutic gazettes. The hospital is manned by 24×7 highly skilled Critical care team providing full spectrum of cardiac, surgical, medical and trauma to the sickest of the patients.

Cardiothoracic Surgeries

Our Cardio-thoracic surgeons have expertise in beating heart surgery and in cardiac transplantation. With a cumulative 20 year experience in cardiac surgery and success rate of 99.6%, at Apollo Hospitals, Hyderguda we currently promote and advocate beating heart surgery to most of the patients so that their recovery is faster and the use of blood products from blood banks are minimized. Procedures we perform regularly are:

  • Beating Heart Bypass Surgery (or OPCAB – Off Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery)
  • Valvular Heart Surgery
  • Congenital Heart Disease (Atrial Septal Defect, Ventricular Septal Defect, Tetrology of Fallot)

Our infrastructure support is excellent and offers the latest in healthcare including modernized operating rooms with laminar flow, intensive care units and equipment. The man-power support too consists of very well trained nursing staff, intensivists and anesthesiologists.

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