||CARDIOLOGY & CARDIOTHORACIC SURGERY
The heart centre at Kedah Medical Centre is the only one in Kedah that provides a comprehensive and holistic approach to cardiovascular case ranging from prevention and early detection to diagnosis, treatment and rehabilition.
Our heart centre comprises outpatient clinics, catherisation laboratory, cardiac intensive care unit (CICU) and operation theatre. We have a team of experiences cardiologist,cardiac surgeon (visiting), cardiac anesthesiologist (visiting), perfusionist (visiting) and assisted by trained and dedicated paramedics staff.
Equipped with state-of-the-art technology, this centre is able to offer a variety of interventional cardiology anf cardiac surgical procedures.
Cardiology is a subspecialty of internal medicine dealing with disorders of the heart and blood vessels. The field includes diagnosis and treatment of congenital heart defects, coronary artery disease, heart failure, valvular heart disease and electrophysiology.
Cardiothoracic surgery is the field of medicine involved in surgical treatment of diseases affecting organs inside the thorax (the chest). Generally treatment of conditions of the heart (heart disease) and lungs (lung disease).
Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery
1. Coronary Artery By-pass Grafting including Beating Heart Surgery
2. Valve Replacement / Repair
3. Congenital Heart Surgery (Baby & Adult)
4. Aortic Surgery (including Endovascular Stenting)
5. Thoracic / Lung Surgery
6. Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery (VATs)
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