Cardiology

Cardiologists diagnose, assess and treat patients with defects and diseases of the heart and the blood vessels, which are known as the cardiovascular system.

Our care for patients with conditions such as:

  • angina (chest pain caused by narrowing of the coronary arteries)
  • arrhythmias (irregular heartbeat)
  • heart murmurs due to heart valve disease
  • cardiomyopathy (disease of the heart muscle) with heart failure including pulmonary
  • oedema (accumulation of fluid)
  • coronary artery thrombosis or myocardial infarction (heart attack) often associated with
  • high blood pressure (hypertension) and high cholesterol
  • diseases of the arteries (atherosclerosis, arteritis, atheroma)
  • hole in the heart and other forms of congenital heart disease