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In patient Services


A. Cardiology:

  • Inpatients wards:
  • All the wards consisted of several six bedded cubicles. The cubicle opposite the nurses centre in each ward is for patients transferred from CCU or ICU who needs special attention.
  • Five cardiac cath Labs equipped with the latest technology. for invasive and interventional procedures
  • Invasive diagnostic procedures
    • Cardiac catheterisation and angiography
    • Electrophysiological study (EPS)
  • Therapeutic interventional procedures
    • Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI)
    • Percutaneous Mitral Commissurotomy (PMC)
    • Device closure of of congenital heart disease
    • Balloon Valvuloplasty (pulmonary and aortic)
    • Coil Embolisation
  • Arrhythmia Management and cardiac electrophysiology.
    • Diagnostic EPS
    • Therapeutic ablation of arrhythmias
    • Pacemaker and ICD implantation

B. Cardiovascular Surgery:

  • Five Operating Theaters to perform open heart, closed heart and vascular surgery.

3. Intensive Care Units:
NICVD has three intensive care units:

  • A I2-bedded Coronary Care Unit (CCU) for cardiac patients needing intensive care
  • A 24 bedded surgical ICU for surgical patients.
  • A 8 bedded paediatric intensive care unit (PICU) for paediatric patients below 12 years old and needs intensive care.
  • In addition one 8 bedded high dependency units and a I2 bedded second CCU for cardiac patients will start functioning soon.

4. Emergency Services:

- Emergency department provides 24 hour service for cardiovascular emergencies and vascular injury. It is equipped with a I2 bed observation unit.
5. Support Services

  • Central Laboratory: Consists of following Sections:-

- Clinical Biochemistry
- Pathology and Haematology
- Medical Microbiology

  • Blood Bank - Provides whole blood and blood products.
  • Radiology - Undenakes radiographic requests from both outpatients and inpatients
  • Nuclear Cardiology- Undertakes myocardial perfusion imaging.
  • Pharmacy - supplies and dispenses medicines and drugs to both outpatients and inpatients as prescribed by consultants or medical officers
  • Physiotherapy & Cardiac Rehabilitation- provides physiotherapy and arrange cardiac rehabilitation programmes for post surgical, post-MI and heart failure patients.
  • Nutrition & Dietary Section- provides diet counseling to individual patients and groups