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Cardiac Diagnostic Center

Cardiac Diagnostic Center

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Diagnostic cardiac catheterization (coronary angiogram)

Conceived in 2002 with the vision of making available in Davao City facilities and services to accurately diagnose heart abnormalities and ailments, treat and manage such coronary ailments thru the same, if not better, technology and professional competence available in Manila, at costs lower than there prevailing. The Institute employs comprehensive, holistic approaches to heart health ranging from prevention and early detection, to diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation.


The Institute brings under one roof the following services:

  • Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory (Cath Lab)
  • Cardiac Diagnostic Center (CDC)
  • Cardiovascular Surgery Unit (CV OR)
  • Coronary Care Unit (CCU)
  • Nuclear Medicine Department
  • Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU)
  • All the Units and Departments are individually managed by specialists in their respective disciplines and staffed by personnel who continually update themselves with the latest research and trends in the medical field through technical trainings and fora.


Procedures

  • Abdominal or thoracic aortic aneurysm surgery
  • AICD (automatic implantable cardioverter defibrillator)
  • Atrial septal defect (ASD): closure
  • Cardiac anesthesiology
  • Cardiac Intensive Care
  • Cardiac Diagnostic Investigations
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Cardiac Treatment
  • Carotid angiography
  • Carotid angioplasty
  • Congenital heart disease treatment
  • Coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) open heart surgery
  • Coronary artery stenting
  • Diagnostic cardiac catheterization (coronary angiogram)
  • Dobutamine stress echocardiogram (for patients unable to exercise on a  treadmill)
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Electrophysiology (arrhythmia) treatment including ablation
  • Electrophysiology testing (arrhythmia)
  • Exercise echocardiography
  • Exercise stress testing
  • External (temporary) pacemaker
  • Heart transplant
  • Heart/lung transplant
  • International standard cardiac monitoring
  • Intra-aortic balloon pump
  • MRI angiography
  • Myocardial biopsy
  • Nuclear cardiology (including stress thallium test)
  • Pacemaker implantation
  • Patent ductus arteriosus (PDA): ligation
  • Pediatric cardiac surgery
  • Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA): balloon angioplasty
  • Remote telemetry unit
  • Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF): complete repair of all four heart defects
  • Tilt table testing
  • Transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) (multi-plane)
  • Valvuloplasty (balloon valve treatment)
  • Valve replacement surgery
  • Ventricular septal defect (VSD): closure
  • 24-hour Holter (EKG) monitoring
  • 24-hour emergency cardiac intervention (PTCA): Within 30 minutes to allow immediate intervention to reduce the effects of an acute heart attack.

 

Facilities

  • Cardiac telemetry monitoring unit
  • Electrophysiology laboratory
  • Fourteen-bed dedicated coronary care unit (CCU)
  • MRI
  • Non-invasive Cardiac Testing Center
  • Nuclear cardiology
  • Outpatient Consultation Center
  • Two cardiac catheterization laboratories
  • Two cardiac surgery operating theaters

 

Cardiac Diagnostic Center | Cardiac Rehabilitation Center | Cardiac Cath Lab