FV’s interventional catheterisation laboratory – The new generation of treatment

Since being put into operation in May 2018, FV Hospital’s very own Interventional Catheterisation Laboratory (Cathlab) has supported doctors and cardiologists in successfully treating nearly 500 emergency cases and interventions for cardiovascular diseases. Such treatment procedures have included; coronary stent placement, cardiac catheterisation, atrial septal implantation, pacemaker implants, coronary angiography, angiography, and electrophysiological investigations and ablations.

The Cathlab uses a state-of-the-art, multi-functional Philips DSA system to implement Computerized Tomography (CT) scans and interventions to the heart, brain and the body’s whole blood vessel system. This technology has been quoted by FV’s doctors to be a “powerful arm” in assisting specialists in providing comprehensive treatment and care for patients. Now, being all in one location, this makes FV the optimal choice in the screening and treatment of cardiovascular diseases.

The new Cathlab is a great addition to FV’s already well equipped Cardiology Department. Other modern technology used to provide the very best care include; GE Vivid 3 Echocardiography, Holter Echocardiography, Marquette Stress Testing System, 24-hour Blood Pressure Monitoring (MAPA) System, as well as 256-layer MSCT Scanners, among others. This coupled with a team of highly qualified cardiologists ensures that the Department is fully prepared to provide advanced diagnostic and treatment services on a large scale, and provide emergency treatment, 24/7. It also grants the Department the ability to apply comprehensive treatment methods at all stages from prevention, early detection, diagnosis, treatment to rehabilitation.

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FV Hospital’s Cardiology Department, with its state-of-the-art and synchronic equipment and a highly experienced team of doctors, is led by Dr Huynh Ngoc Long. With over 20 years of experience, Dr Long is one of the top three experts in cardiology in the entire country. He has successfully undertaken 10,000 interventions and is ready to provide advanced diagnostic and treatment services, applying comprehensive treatment plans from prevention, early discovery to diagnosis, treatment and cardiac rehabilitation.

To book an appointment and find more information, please contact: Cardiology Department – (028) 5411 3467 or (028) 5411 3333 – Extension: 1216 / 1165

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