Interventional cardiology is a non-surgical branch of Cardiac sciences wherein the procedure is performed with the help of a catheter – a flexible and small tube. These types of procedures are utilized to fix or repair weakened or damaged blood vessels, clogged arteries, or other affected parts in the heart structure. The Team specializes in rendering various interventional services with superlative quality services and utmost care. Some of the common conditions treated by department are as mentioned: • Coronary artery disease: A narrowing of the arteries which supply the heart muscle with blood and oxygen. • Heart valve disease: Occurs when the valves which control blood flow into the heart’s chambers are not working correctly. • Peripheral vascular disease: The heart can also be affected by clogged or hardened veins and arteries which are in other parts of the body.
Interventional cardiology procedures performed at Fortis include: •EP Study (Diagnostic) and Ablation •Angiography and Angioplasty of arteries of neck, leg, arm and kidney •Heart failure device and AICD implantation •Coronary Angiography, Angioplasty and Stenting •ASD, VSD, PDA device closure •Valvuloplasty •Permanent Pacemaker (Single and Double Chamber) •Endovascular aneurysm repair