Cardiology

Cardiology

The cardiology department in Al Salama Hospital offers a complete array for diagnostic and therapeutic services including outpatient and inpatient services.
Inpatient Services

Management of cardiac in the emergency room, ICU and ward.
Outpatient services

Clinical consultation for various cardiac symptoms and diseases as hypertension, hyperlimpidemia, ischemic heart disease, valvular heart disease, peripheral vascular disease, deep venous thrombosis, heart failure, arrhythmias and congenital heart diseases.
Facilities

Ambulatory ECG (HOLTER) Monitoring
For patients with the feeling of palpitation or fainting with suspected intermittent arrhythmias, we can make an appointment for them to undergo 24 hour Holter monitoring. The cardiology consultant analyses and interprets the recordings immediately on return of the monitor.

Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
For patient with symptoms of high blood pressure and suspected intermittent hypertension, and to following those who are on anti hypertensive medications.

Exercise Electrocardiography
Exercise testing is carried out using a Mortara wireless treadmill, for diagnosis of coronary artery disease in symptomatic patients and following coronary stenting and bypass surgery.

Echocardiography
Echocardiography is a valueable tool in the diagnosis and managment of many conditions, such as heart failure, ischemic heart disease, valvular diseases and congenital heart disease.

We have Philips Ultrasound machine, the cardiology consultant do and interprets the procedure immediately. All images are stored in PACS digital system.

CT Coronary Angiography
Non invasive tool to diagnose coronary artery disease in those who have chest pain and advises for that procedure, we have GE 64 multi slice machine.

Doctors

Dr. Sameh Salama

Consultant Cardiovascular Disease

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Dr. Ali Abdal Aziz

Consultant Cardiology

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