Cardiology

Department of Cardiology was the first Medical Speciality department started in the year 1994 November. The department is headed by Dr.J.S.Bhuvaneswaran, MD.DM., and well supported by a team of Cardiologists Dr.G. Rajendran MD.DM., Dr. Sajan Narayanan MD. DM., and Dr.Ramasamy, MD.DNB. A team of dedicated medical, technical, paramedical and other staff assist them in providing excellent care.

Facilities Available

• Emergency Ambulance for cardiac patient

• State of the art ICCU care

• 24 hours round the clock facility for Primary Angioplasty

• Invasive bed side care with Hemodynamic Monitoring

• Excellent diagnostic support with ECG, Echo Color Doppler, Holter, Cardiac Cath Lab, EECP and Latest hematological and Biochemical diagnostic support (NABL Accredited).

Echo Cardiogram And Colour Doppler

We have the state of art, the latest 3D Echo Colour Doppler from Philips India Ltd. We can perform neonatal, Paediatric, adult, Transthoracic and Transesophageal echocardiograms. We can perform stress echo and contrast echo also as valuable additions. We have a dedicated bedside Echo colour Doppler (Siemens) and a Philips Enviser machine to offer best quality services.

Cardiac Cath lab

Cardiac catheterization and interventions have revolutionized the cardiac therapeutics. We have state of the art Siemens Zee Axiom Artis System, which has DSA, Stent boost and road mapping facilities.

New Philips ALPHA Fusion is our recent addition to perform both cardiological and radiological procedures. Using this, Coronary angiogram, Paediatric Angiogram, Right Heart study, Balloon Angioplasty (PTCA), Stenting, Mitral and Pulmonary Balloon Valvotomies, PDA coil closure, ASD closure, Peripheral Angioplasty and Pacemaker Implantation are being routinely performed. For the above services, we offer cost effective packages aiming the needy, economically weaker population.

Enhanced External Counter Pulsation(EECP)

EECP is the first of its kind, Non Surgical, treatment for patients with Refractory Angina and Heart Failure. It helps to increase the blood flow to the heart muscles deprived of adequate blood supply. EECP Therapy is non-invasive, does not require a hospital stay and allows you to return to your routine each day after receiving the treatment.

Intensive Coronary Care Unit (ICCU)

We have a new 9 bedded ICCU, which is provided with the latest emergency equipments such as Philips Multipara monitors, Bear 1000, Espirit, Puritan Bennet 840, Taema Ventilators, Syringe / Infusion pumps and Philips External pace maker. We offer the most efficient round the clock emergency cardiac care, cardiac ambulance service and regularly undertake primary angioplasty, bedside invasive pacing and haemodynamic monitoring.

Preventive Cardiology

We have a unique Preventive Cardiology Unit which advocates preventive and rehabilitative measures to the deserving population.

Dr. T. Manikandan, DPMR, has taken incharge of this department which has a team of Rehabilitation expert, Dietician, Cardiac counselor and a Yoga therapist.

Preventive measures would be done under various modalities.

• Consultation with the Cardiologist

• Physical examination

• Biochemical risk stratification

• Newer tests for risk assessments

• Diet counseling

• Physical exercise counseling for the needy

• Rehabilitation for cardiac patients

• Special techniques for stress management and yoga.

• We have a unique ‘Cardiac Club’, having young cardiac patients to discipline
  and motivate themselves and the society.

Academics & Research

Academic and research activities are two eyes for any patient care facility for constant update and execution of the latest and the best, to the patients.

DM Cardiology training has been started in our department since 2009 which is a feather in our academic cap.

GCP Clinical trials are conducted with trained dedicated personnel with strict adherence to the biomedical clinical ethics. We represent ourselves in various local, National and International forums periodically. We conduct specialist training in intensive care and cardio diagnostic specialty also.

Specialists:

Dr. G. Rajendiran MD,DM (Prof. & HOD)

Dr.K.Tamil Arasu MD,DNB (Asso.Professor)

Dr.R.Shanmuga sundaram MD,DM (Asso.Professor)

Dr.P.Ramasamy MD,DNB (Asst.Professor)

Dr.Prem Krishna Anandan MD, DM (Asst.Professor)