Ittefaq Hospital is recognized by Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) and by the College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP)

Department of Adult Clinical & Interventional Cardiology

Ittefaq Cardiac Centre (ICC)

ICC came into being in the fall of 2003 as part of the Ittefaq Hospital policy of providing state of the art care to the cardiac patients. It is a totally brand new centre which is built on the 2nd floor of the main building of the Ittefaq Hospital. It aims to provide fully integrated clinical and interventional cardiology services under one roof with economy of movement for the patients. It has three major divisions:

  • Adult Clinical & Interventional cardiology
  • Paediatric Clinical & Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiac Surgery Services

The Adult Cardiac Care team includes Adult Consultant Interventional Cardiologist, one cardiologist and 6 adult cardiac registrars. There is one consultant paediatric cardiologist to look after the cardiac needs of children. The adult consultant interventional cardiologist is fully qualified and has worked for 14 years in U.K and 8 years in Saudi Arabia.

The services provided in the cardiac centre are as follows:

Chest Pain Centre (CPC):

The chest pain patients presenting to CPC would get fast and efficient diagnosis and management in the C.P.C(fast tracking) before admission in the CCU.

CCU:

It is brand new 9-bedded unit with facilities for bed-side monitoring (both non-invasive and invasive). The bed-side monitors are linked to a central monitor for prompt arrhythmia detection and its treatment.

Cardiac Out Patients:

This new purpose built unit has a reception and consulting rooms. The outstanding feature is its integration with non-invasive and invasive diagnostic facilities on the same floor.

Cardiac Cath Lab:

This brand new unit has latest TOSHIBA INFINIX/CSI Cath Lab machine for diagnostic and interventional procedures (PTCA, Stenting etc) the distinguishing features include:

  • Dedicated haemodynamic monitoring system(PRUKA Mac Lab 2000)
  • Close Circuit television(CCT) link to the conference room for live transmission of cardiac procedures. It has a great education value for students and doctors.
  • Activated Clotting Time (ACT ) machine for proper anticoagulation’s during PCI/PTCA.
  • Blood gas analyzer
  • Intra Aortic Balloon Pump(IABP).

ECHO Lab:

The centre has acquired the latest NEMIO-30 fully digital TOSHIBA Echo machine which would provide state of the art echo pictures for transthoracic (TTE) and transoesophageal (TEE) studies. The outstanding features include:

  • Video disk CD recorder for image storage on normal CD’s and still images on colour printer.
  • Stress Echo Model UDSE-550 A for stress Echocardiography.
  • Multi plane TEE probe. The excellent picture acquisition would result in improved diagnosis and patient care.

Holter Monitoring:

The latest Holter monitor HOLCARD 24 W (PC compatible with flash card) would provide service for arrhythmia detection as an out-patient for patients with history of palpitations and syncope.

Ambulatory B.P. Monitoring:

This is another outstanding service for cardiac patients who need tight B.P control.

Exercise Stress Test:

This is performed on Quinton Stress Machine with consistently reliable results.

This CCU with brand new state of the art equipment will be an excellent asset to the city of Lahore with round the clock cardiac emergency facilities.

Department Of Cardio thoracic Surgery

A state of the art Cardio vascular/thoracic Centre with brand new most modern Heart lung machines, Hypothermia, cell saver, invasive monitoring equipment for intensive care is established under the able supervision of qualified and well experienced team headed by fully qualified and well experienced consultant cardio vascular and cardio thoracic surgeon. Who will perform all kinds of open heart surgeries including by-pass surgery and thoracic operations. This service is available round the clock.

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