Institute of Cardiac Sciences- Our Facilities
The GGHC Cardiac Sciences Department has state-of-the-art diagnostic tools and surgical infrastructure. Our labs, examination rooms, clinical suites, operating rooms, ECHO, Treadmill testing facility (TMT), Critical Care Units (CCU) and comfortable wards are well-designed, healing environments.
An Echocardiogram is an ultrasound scan of the heart. This test result can help in assessing the heart function, different valvular heart diseases and congenital defects. We have the best expertise and world class equipment for transthoracic echocardiography, transoesophageal echocardiography, fetal echocardiography, 3D echocardiography and stress echocardiography.
Catheterisation procedures are performed to detect blockages in the blood vessels of the heart (Coronory artery disease) by injecting specialised dyes into the vessels through a catheter and observing the dye's path. Our expert interventional cardiologists also perform multiple high end interventional cardiac procedures such as complex angioplasties including primary PTCA (Angioplasties), balloon mitral valvotomy, TAVR/TAVI through “pin-hole” procedures in the Cath Lab.
Cardiac Critical Care Unit (CCCU)
Our dedicated Cardiac Crital Care Unit (CCCU) with 15 beds has state-of-the-art medical equipment, highly trained critical care nurses who work under the guidance of our cardiologists, monitoring and managing critical cardiac ailments 24x7. With this infrastructure which serves as a perfect healing space, we are the best at treating Myocardial Infarctions (heart attack) & Congestive cardiac failure (heart failure).
Cardiac Surgery Operating Rooms (OR)
Cardiac Surgery Operating Rooms (OR) have the most advanced medical equipments such as multi-channel patient haemodynamic monitors, transoesophageal echocardiography, cardio-pulmonary bypass machines, defibrillators & pacemakers. Fitted with the most advanced HEPA filters, our Operating Rooms/Surgical suites provide the perfect and sterile environment for the conduct of complex open heart surgeries in children and adults by our expert cardiac surgeons.
Extra-Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO)
ECMO machine treats patients with severe lung and heart failure. The machine oxygenates the patient's blood, removes carbon dioxide, and helps maintain stable blood pressure. Equipped with 2 advanced ECMO machines, our ECMO services have supported huge number of failing hearts and lungs in both paediatric and adult patients, giving the best opportunity for their heart and lung function to improve.
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