What is Cardiology ?

Cardiology is a medical specialty focused on the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of diseases related to the heart and circulatory system. Cardiologists are physicians who specialize in this field, dealing with a wide range of conditions such as coronary artery disease, heart failure, arrhythmias, and congenital heart defects. They utilize various diagnostic tools like echocardiograms, electrocardiograms (ECGs), and stress tests to assess heart health. Treatment options may include medications, lifestyle modifications, surgical interventions like angioplasty or bypass surgery, and implantation of devices like pacemakers or defibrillators. Prevention is a significant aspect of cardiology, emphasizing risk factor management through diet, exercise, and medication to reduce the likelihood of cardiovascular events. Research in cardiology continually advances our understanding of heart diseases and improves treatment strategies, aiming to enhance patient outcomes and quality of life.


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    What happens after Cardiology Consultation ?

    After a cardiology consultation, several outcomes are possible depending on the individual’s condition and the recommendations of the cardiologist:

    1. Treatment Plan: The cardiologist may devise a treatment plan tailored to the patient’s specific needs. This could involve medications, lifestyle modifications, or procedures such as angioplasty or surgery.
    2. Further Testing: Additional diagnostic tests may be ordered to gather more information about the heart’s function or to monitor the progression of a condition. This could include imaging studies like cardiac MRI or CT angiography, or functional tests like stress echocardiography or Holter monitoring.
    3. Referral: In some cases, the cardiologist may refer the patient to other specialists for further evaluation or management of related health issues. For example, a patient with concurrent kidney disease may be referred to a nephrologist for collaborative care.
    4. Follow-up Appointments: The cardiologist may schedule follow-up appointments to track the patient’s progress, adjust treatment plans as needed, and address any new concerns or symptoms that arise.
    5. Education and Counseling: The patient may receive education and counseling regarding their condition, including information about lifestyle changes, medication management, and potential complications to watch for.
    6. Rehabilitation: Patients recovering from a cardiac event or procedure may be referred to cardiac rehabilitation programs to improve their cardiovascular health through supervised exercise, education, and support.

    Overall, the goal of post-cardiology consultation actions is to optimize the patient’s heart health, manage any existing conditions effectively, and prevent future cardiovascular complications.

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    Cardiologist Fees

    • First Consultation -30mins
    • Follow-up -30mins
    • 24 Hour Blood Pressure Monitor -30mins
    • 72 Hours Holter Monitor -30mins
    • 7 days Holter Monitor -30mins
    • 24 Hours Holter Monitor -30mins
    • Echocardiogram -30mins
    • Exercise Stress Echocardiogram -30mins
    • Exercise Tolerance test -30mins
    • Resting ECG -30mins

    Booking info:
    A prepayment of £70 will be asked at the moment you book the appointment, the remaining will need to be settled on the day of your consultation

    Cancellation Policy:
    More than 72h before the consultation: Fully refunded
    In between 72h & 48h: £70 prepayment will be kept
    Less than 48h: Consultation fully charged