The Karen Hospital provides catheterizationlab facility for surgeons to perform various Cath lab procedures like angioplasty,stent placementand othercardiac procedures. The catheterization laboratory upholds high standards and is ISO 9001:2008 certified. We ensure that we adhere to quality control measures as stipulated and promise that you will find a friendly, qualified, experienced and dedicated team.
Thecatheterization lab is a digital biplane facility with ultramodern diagnostic imaging equipment that visualizes the heart and treat any abnormalities found.The team in our catheterization lab comprises of cardiologists, radiologists and nurses whose expertise in their respective areas of specialization result in provision of services beyond your expectation. The staffs within the catheterization lab follow complete protocols and adopt standard techniques to ensure minimal risk of infection to the patient,
Some of the procedures performed in the lab include: Coronary Angiography (a test which uses dye to display the interiors of your arteries), Coronary Angioplasty (a procedure which widens blocked or narrow arteries), Closure of some congenital heart defect (any defect in the structure of heart present at birth), Treatment of stenotic heart valves (problem in the opening of heart valves), Catheter ablation (rectify areas that causes a heart rhythm problem) just to mention a few.