Interventional Cardiologist in Singapore
What is Interventional Cardiology?
In Dr. Lim’s Interventional Cardiology Clinic in Singapore, this is a non-surgical procedure which utilises a catheter, a small, flexible tube that repairs damaged and weakened vessels, narrowed arteries, or other affected parts of the heart structure.
General Cardiologists vs. Interventional Cardiologists in Singapore
The difference between Cardiologists and Interventional Cardiologists is in their training. Though these two focus mainly on heart diseases, the scope of Cardiologists’ work focus more on running diagnostics, prescribing medicines, and lifestyle changes to patients. Should Cardiologists recognise severe heart conditions in patients, they refer them to the Interventional Cardiologists in Singapore, who are the ones responsible for the surgical operation that will remedy these conditions.
Conditions Remedied by Interventional Cardiologists:
Coronary artery disease
This disease is the effect of the narrowing of arteries responsible for supplying the heart muscle with oxygen and blood.
Heart valve disease
The valves in the heart are responsible for controlling and regulating the blood flow into the heart’s chambers. The heart valve disease occurs when these valves are not functioning properly, and restricts blood flow.
Peripheral vascular disease
The veins and arteries closest to your heart are not the only ones that can cause heart diseases. Veins or arteries positioned in various parts of your body are still connected to your heart, therefore you may still contract a disease from any clogged or hardened vein or artery.
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