Cardiology

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Coronary Angiogram
In-Hospital

Coronary angiography is an invasive procedure that uses x-ray imaging to accurately analyse the blood vessels of the heart to determine whether the coronary arteries are blocked.
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Cardiologist Consultation

A cardiologist consultation will involve the doctor evaluating the patient’s past medical history and performing a series of tests to assess the risk of developing heart diseases.
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Stress Echocardiogram

Stress Echocardiogram is a non-invasive method which combines the use of a treadmill to detect heart disease which otherwise may not be apparent without exercise
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Dobutamine Stress
Echocardiogram

A dobutamine (stress) echo combines a normal echo with a drug (dobutamine) which has similar effects to stress echocardiography which is an alternate way of stressing the heart for people who are unable to exercise on a treadmill.
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Echocardiogram (TTE)

Echocardiogram, often referred to cardiac echo or simply an echo is a non-invasive test that uses sound waves to produce a moving image of the heart. This test can indicate heart chamber or valve abnormalities.
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24 Hour ECG Holter Monitor

A 24 Hour ECG Holter Monitor measures the electrical activity of the heart over 24 hours using a lightweight monitor attached to a belt. The monitor has 4/5 leads that are applied to the chest. This will not affect daily activities.
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24 Hour BP Monitor

A 24 Hour BP Monitor involves wearing a device that measures blood pressure at regular intervals. It will your blood pressure for 24 hours as you go about doing your daily routine and when asleep.
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ECG

An electrocardiogram is a simple test that records the electrical rhythm of the heart and measures the electrical pulses that trigger the heartbeat. It is used to detect and reveal abnormalities in the heart.
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CT Coronary Angiogram

A CT Coronary Angiogram is an invasive test analyses the blood vessels. It involves a contrast injection through a vein in the arm. It is quicker, has less potential complications than a conventional coronary angiogram.
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Transoesophageal Echo (TOE)

Transoesophageal Echocardiogram (TOE) is an ultrasonic diagnostic test performed under light sedation in a hospital by a cardiologist. A transducer is passed into your oesophagus to create a clear image of the heart muscle and other parts of the heart.
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