Cardiology

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ChesterGates Referral Hospital offers a full range of cardiology services.


We are now able to offer invasive cardiology procedures such as cardiac catheterism, balloon dilation procedures and pacemaker implantation to name but a few. 

Colleagues are invited to discuss individual cases as required. 

Cardiology referrals are welcomed in the following fields:

Investigation of

  • Heart murmur
  • Exercise intolerance
  • Episodic weakness and collapse
  • Breathlessness
  • Coughing

A work-up may involve

  • Blood pressure assessment
  • Colour-flow Doppler echocardiography
  • ECG analysis,
  • Holter monitoring,
  • Digital radiography, fluoroscopy and/or CT.

Procedures

  • Cardiac catheterism
  • Selective angiography
  • Balloon dilation procedures
  • Shunt occlusion (PDA)
  • Pacemaker implantation
  • Myocardial biopsies
  • Drainage of pericardial effusions (sometimes followed by surgical removal of pericardium)
  • Drainage of pleural effusions
  • Surgical treatment of congenital cardiac defects such as patent ductus arteriosus 
  • Bronchoscopic investigation of chronic airway disease and chronic cough

Hospital Care

  • Well equipped ICU for critical patients
  • Veterinary surgeons and nurses on the premises 24/7 working to care for our patients

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