The department of Non Invasive Cardiology at AGP Hospital was started in 1998 with basic facilities for monitoring and treatment of patients.
It is a full-fledged Cardiac diagnostic department and has two latest generation Echo machines. It is one of the busiest departments of Bombay Hospital and caters to indoor, as well as, outdoor patients.
The Indoor facility provides for Echo cardiography in the Echo Room which is located on the 2ndfloor of MRC building and also Bedside portable Echo on emergency basis.
An average of 200 to 300 Echo cardiographies are done on a monthly basis with a daily average of 45 to 50 Echoes and a fair number of TMTs. Among these, 12 to 15 cases are out patients. You can walk-in for the procedure and your test will be done within half an hour. The department also gives provisional typed reports.
The department has 3 full time consultants who are supported by PGDCC trainee doctors who are always available in the department.
Some of the common procedures performed are –
- Electrocardiogram (ECG)
- Stress Echocardiography which included exercise as well as dobutamine
- Head Up Tilt Test
- Tread Mill Test
- Holter Monitoring
- Trans Oesophageal Echocardiography