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Interventional Cardiology Experts in Dubai at Emirates Hospitals Group.  Interventional cardiology offers the latest minimally invasive heart procedures that can offer significant advantages over traditional open-heart surgery, leading to faster recovery times. Interventional cardiology is a subspecialty within our cardiology department focusing on treating heart and blood vessel conditions using thin, flexible tubes called catheters.

At Emirates Hospitals Group, our Interventional Cardiologists in Dubai are UK, US & French Board-Certified, with extensive training and experience in some of the leading cardiology centers in the US and Europe.  Their combination of academic excellence and interventional experience is why they are considered some of the best interventional cardiologists in Dubai. Our interventional cardiology team speak multiple languages including English, Arabic and French and we have both male and female interventional cardiologists to further cater to our patients preferences.

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State-of-the-art Catheterization Lab in Dubai

Emirates Jumeirah Hospital Cath Lab (short for catheterization lab) is an advanced operating theatre specifically equipped to perform minimally invasive catheter based cardiology procedures. We are fully equipped with the latest technology and imaging machines to allow our interventional cardiologists in Dubai to diagnose blockages, assess heart function, and perform procedures such as angioplasty and stent placement to improve blood flow, all without the need for major surgery.

When should I see an interventional cardiologist?

There are a number of symptoms & conditions where you may be referred to one of our interventional cardiologist in Dubai including:

  • Heart Attacks or other Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS): This includes conditions where immediate intervention is crucial to restore blood flow and minimize heart damage.
  • Severe Chest Pain/Angina: Angina is chest pain caused by narrowed coronary arteries. Interventional procedures can improve blood flow and alleviate angina symptoms.
  • Valve Disease: When heart valve problems are severe and require intervention, an interventional cardiologist can offer minimally invasive options like TAVR or mitral valve repair.
  • Complex Arrhythmias: If medications fail to control certain arrhythmias, ablation procedures performed by electrophysiologists may be necessary.

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Common Interventional Cardiology Procedures in Dubai:

  • Coronary Angioplasty and Stent Placement: This is the most common procedure, where a catheter is inserted to locate a blockage in a coronary artery. A tiny balloon inflates within the artery, widening the passage and improving blood flow. Often, a stent (a small mesh tube) is placed to keep the artery open.
  • Cardiac Catheterization: This diagnostic procedure uses a catheter to visualize the heart’s chambers and valves with the help of X-ray imaging. It helps assess heart function, identify blockages, and plan further treatment.
  • Ablation Procedures: These procedures use heat or electrical energy delivered through catheters to destroy abnormal heart tissue causing arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats).

Frequently Asked Questions

While a regular cardiologist can diagnose and manage various heart conditions, an interventional cardiologist has additional training and expertise in performing minimally invasive catheter based procedures to treat heart disease.

Last update date: 08-07-2024

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