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Heart & Vascular (Cardiovascular)

  • Introduction

    Heart & Vascular (Cardiovascular), Gleneagles


    Cardiology is a branch of internal medicine that studies and treats diseases affecting the heart and the arteries. Our cardiovascular system is responsible for pumping and circulating blood throughout the body. Some examples of such diseases include coronary artery disease, heart failure, congenital heart defects and valvular heart disease. Cardiologists are trained to diagnose and treat these diseases. Some common tests and procedures that may be done by your cardiologist would include blood tests, electrocardiograms and echocardiograms.

    Cardiothoracic Surgery

    Cardiothoracic surgery is the surgical treatment of diseases affecting organs inside the chest. This generally refers to the treatment of heart and lung diseases. Cardiothoracic surgeons are trained to perform surgery on the heart, lungs, chest wall and diaphragm. Treatment for heart diseases such as coronary artery bypass and heart transplants can be done by surgeons trained in the cardiothoracic specialty.

    Advanced Surgical Procedures

  • Heart Screening Procedures

    Non-Invasive Procedures

    Invasive Procedures

    Interventional Procedures

    • Bi-ventricular pacing for heart failure
    • Defibrillator (AICD) implantation
    • Pacemaker implantation
    • Percutaneous coronary intervention
    • Radiofrequency catheter ablation of arrhythmias
    • Thoracic aortic valvular surgery and endovascular aneurysm repair

    Surgical Procedures


    • Aortic surgery
    • Coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG)
    • Device closure of cardiac septal defects
    • Endoscopic vein and radial artery harvesting
    • Endovascular stenting (open heart method)
    • Heart valve repair/replacement
    • Paediatric/congenital heart repair surgery
    • Percutaneous closure of ductus arteriosus
    • Surgery for atrial fibrillation
    • Surgery for heart failure
    • Transmyocardial laser revascularisation


    • Chest tumours
    • Chest wall reconstruction pectos deformalties (pigeon and sunken chest)
    • Lung cysts
    • Lung lobectomy
    • Lung tumours
    • Tracheal surgery (tumours, TB reconstruction)


    • Tracheal surgery (tumours, TB reconstruction) vascular
    • Arterio venous fistula for kidney dialysis (connecting artery and vein)
    • Carotid endaterectomy and stenting
    • Laser surgery for varicose vein
    • Limb salvage for critical ischaemia of leg
    • Peripheral vascular bypass and reconstruction surgery


    *This is not a complete list of all the diagnostic procedures and treatments we provide. The information is designed for educational reference only and should not be seen as medical advice.

    Please consult one of our qualified healthcare specialists for an accurate diagnosis before starting on any treatment.

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