Cardiology

Advanced Cath Lab in Asia

Cardiac cath lab is currently the hub of activity in any cardiac unit considering the increasing need for angiography/ percutaneous techniques like coronary angioplasty (ballooning). The Fortis Escorts Heart Institute Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory is one of the largest and most advanced Cardiac Cath labs in Asia. The labs have been functional since October 1988 and cardiologists here currently perform more than 12,000 procedures annually.

The Fortis Escorts Heart Institute has four “state of the art” advanced flat panel cardiac cath labs.Of these three labs are for adult/paediatric interventions. One lab is a dedicated Electrophysiology Lab. The staffs are well qualified and are leaders in their respective fields. The labs have the distinction of training a large number of cardiologists from India as well as South East Asia in the field of Interventional Cardiology.