NMC Advanced Heartcare Centre
For over 20 years, NMC healthcare centre has been dealing with heart conditions with its surgeons gaining international standards due to their innovative approaches in performing complex cardiac surgeries.
The cardiology team comprises of cardiologists, cardiothoracic surgeons, Anaesthetists and Electrophysiologists who together, work to offer heart care services across a broad spectrum of heart conditions.
The specialists are able to diagnose and treat a variety of heart conditions using the latest technology.
- An ultramodern 24/7 cardiac unit and
- An Intensive Coronary Care Units (ICCUs) that is monitored by Critical Care Specialists and Intensivists with the support of highly trained paramedical and nursing teams.
Heart Conditions treated at NMC Advanced Heartcare Centre
Cardiac Treatments offered at NMC
Treatments are categorised as follows:
Emergency Heart Care: This deals with cardiac emergencies like heart attack, which are life threatening and therefore, need to be diagnosed and treated quickly.
Chest Pain Clinic: Chest pains can be caused by acute coronary syndrome, acute pancreatitis and aortic dissection, among other causes which the chest pain clinic focuses on diagnosing and treating.
Arrhythmia Clinic: The arrhythmia clinic focuses on diagnosing heart arrhythmia by checking the heart beat to determine whether it is too slow or too fast. Heart arrhythmia can be treated through Cardiac Re-Synchronisation Therapy, pacemaker implants and percutaneous closure device implants.
Women’s Heart Clinic: According to statistics, more women die from heart disease than from breast cancer and more women suffer from heart disease than men. That is why NMC cardiology centre has a “Woman and Heart program” to create awareness of various heart diseases and help women identify symptoms, know how to manage their risk factors and the possible treatments available for them.
Open Heart Surgery: The most common open-heart surgery is coronary artery bypass grafting also known as bypass surgery, coronary artery bypass surgery and heart bypass surgery. This procedure is done to improve poor blood flow to the heart.
Other treatments include:
• Cardiac vascular and thoracic surgery
• Coronary angioplasty
• Balloon aortic valvuloplasty
• Vascular Clot Aspiration/ Thrombectomy
The NMC Hospital has won several awards including: