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Cardiology Unit

The Cardiac Care Unit (CCU) at Dar AlHekma Hospital is located right beside the Cardiac Catheterization Lab with a special access to it, making it safe for all cardiac patients to be around all the doctors and nurses specialized in treating their conditions.

The CCU has 8 fully qualified beds and a team experienced in treating cardiac patients. The CCU is specific for patients with heart attacks, unstable angina, cardiac dysrhythmia and various other cardiac diseases.

Visiting hours:

  • From 1 pm till 2 pm
  • From 7 pm till 8 pm

The Cardiac Catheterization Lab at Dar AlHekma is always ready with the team of doctors, nurses and technicians for all emergent and non-emergent cases.

The Cardiac Catheterization is either diagnostic or therapeutic.

Some of the tests can be done to:

  • Locate if you have blockages or narrowed areas in your blood vessels (angiogram)
  • Check if the heart’s pumping function is working efficiently.
  • Diagnose congenital heart defects
  • Make a hemodynamic assessment
  • Make a biopsy

The Cardiac Catheterization is used in some procedures to treat heart diseases including:

  • Closure of holes in the heart and fixing congenital heart defects
  •  Replacing or repairing heart valves
  • Balloon valvuloplasty
  • Angioplasty with or without stent placement
  • Heart arrhythmia treatment
  • Alcohol septal ablation