Cardiac Catheterization Unit
This department offers its services at Imam Al-Hujjah Hospital 24/7. It consists of diagnostic catheterization and therapeutic coronary catheterization. The department is supervised by cardiologists specialized in catheterization. The examination is done with one of the world’s best advanced Philips devices, the angioplasty balloons and meshes are top-quality and F.D.A approved.
Catheterization is performed in urgent cases (heart attack) and for patients referred by their physician, with the possibility of doing therapeutic catheterization for more than one artery in a single session and treating severe coronary artery disease, in addition to the possibility of reducing congenital heart defects (hole in the heart) with an umbrella catheter.