Cardiology Services

Procedures : Cardiac Catheterisation Lab

Dr Ashwani Mehta is practicising cardiology for the last 20 years and has done a large number of interventions which includes a large number of primary angioplasties (a procedure done in acute heart attackto open arteries )and also complex interventions .

He also has done many device implants which includes pacemakers , ICD devices and CRT devices .He has done many unique interventions such as Endomyocardial biopsy in Post cardiac transplants . He laso has done many such produres in patients of cardiomyopathy.

  •  Left and right heart catheterisation
  •  Percutaneous transluminal coronary angiography
  •  Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty, (Coronary Stent)
  •  Athrombectomy (Clot Removal System)
  •  Peripheral arteriograms & interventions
  •  Permanent pacemaker implantation
  •  Catheter ablation of arrhythmias
  •  Permanent pacemaker insertion
  •  Implantable cardiac defibrillators
  •  Cardiac resynchronisation therapy (CRT-P)
  •  Balloon Valvotomies – Mitral, Aortic and pulmonary
  •  commonest being balloon mitral valvotomy.
  •  Percutaneous Closure of ASD, VSD and PDA
  •  Electrophysiology studies
  •  Implantation of Pacemakers (VVI/ DDD-R)
  •  Implantation of Implantable Cardio version Device (ICD)
  •  Implantation of Implantable Combo Device (CRT-D)

Clinical Cardiology Services

In the present day when the focus is on intervention cardiology , still most of the patients require lifelong management of heart diseases. Management of heart failure is also done according to latest guidelines which is adapted to Indian conditions .

  •  Management of hypertension
  •  Management of dyslipidemia
  •  Valvular heart diseases
  •  Management of arrhythmias
  •  Non Invasive Cardiology
  •  Echocardiography
  •   Stress Echocardiography
  •  Dobutamine Srress Echocardiography
  •  24Hours Holter Monitoring
  •  Treadmill Test

Niche Services Offered In Association With Surgeons

many unique procedures are done at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital which are done along with the surgeons such as managemnet of HOCM in which the excess tissue is replaced leading to complete correction of the defect and improvement of morbidity and reduction of mortality . Pulmonary endarterectomy is also done for removal of clots in pulmonary circulation .

  • HOCM- Myomectomy
  • Pulmonary Thromboembolism

Cardiac transplant is offered to patients who have intractable heart failure who are not responding to heart failure therapies and devices . A complete solution is offered to patients of heart failure which includes devices , LVAD therapies and also stem cells therapy .

  • Cardiac Transplant
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery- Both Off pump and on pump surgeries 
  • Valve Replacement- Mechanical and Bioprosthetic 
  • Repair Of Septal Defects