Intravascular ultrasound (Ivus)

Substantial improvements have been brought about in the techniques and tools used in the diagnosis and intervention of cardiovascular problems since the emergence of interventional cardiology. The complications have been relatively low and the success rate is remarkable in comparison to older tools and techniques. One such procedure used in interventional cardiology is Intravascular ultrasound […]

Intravascular Lithotripsy Balloon- New Treatment for Calcific Coronary Angioplasty

Over the years, there have been made some great advancements in cardiology. These advancements have made the procedure quite easier and even have reduced the risk of complications. Among the different treatments for coronary angioplasty, intravascular lithotripsy (IVL) is very much effective and has a higher success rate. This article brings you a guide about […]

Clots in COVID19 Patients and its Prevention

COVID19 is a viral infection that affects many different parts of the body. Along with affecting the respiratory system also compromises heart health. These blood clots if not treated at the right time can be extremely fatal. This is why we bring you this article that can help you to be aware of the risks […]

Cardio Exercises- Which One Suits You

Ever felt winded climbing the stairs to your office, felt too tired to run around with your children or grandkids, or felt like lying down after doing something as minor as walking to your neighbor’s? Chances are you are in desperate need of some cardio exercises to get that oomph back in your routine. What […]

Bypass – Who is it for?

cardiac bypass surgery

The word “cardiac bypass surgery” is something that sends a shiver down everyone’s spine when you hear it. But let’s look into what exactly bypass surgery is and to exactly whom it is needed for. The heart is a muscle which pumps the life-giving blood into all your organs. But like all muscles in the […]

Cardiac Fitness Before Surgery: What Tests Should I Do?

Cardiac fitness is a term used to define the ability of our cardiovascular system to maintain adequate circulation to the organs while our body is undergoing the stress of surgery. If the heart is healthy and functioning properly it can pump enough blood to the important organs like the brain and maintain the body’s functioning. […]

Stress Dobutamine echo

Stress Dobutamine Echo

What is an Echocardiogram? An echocardiogram is a noninvasive radiological investigation that uses high-frequency ultrasound waves to assess the heart’s structure and function. These waves either pass through or bounce back after hitting on the heart, and the reflected signals are used to create images on a computer screen. We can then assess the structural […]

Pacemaker: Get it Going Fast!

Pacemaker

How Your Heart Beats Your heart is a muscular pump consisting of four chambers, two on the left side and two on the right. The chambers are contracted according to signals from your heart’s electrical system to keep it beating at appropriate rates —typically 60 to 100 beats per minute in a resting adult. A […]

Coronary CT: Why, How, and When?

What is a Coronary CT? Coronary CT, or in cardiologist’s terms, a coronary CT angiography, is a non-invasive medical imaging procedure that uses x-rays to look at the status of the blood vessels of your heart after those structures are enhanced using a dye [1]. Rather than a conventional x-ray that gives a 2D image, […]

Antihypertensives: What do we have?

Your heart health is usually reflected in several indirect ways, and one good parameter is long-term blood pressure control. If you are a patient suffering from hypertension, you will probably need an appointment with your cardiologist.  Non-Pharmacologic Therapy Most consultant cardiologists will not jump straight into medications, and this should be considered a good thing […]