Our cardiologists are a close working team who have a strong commitment to research and have been involved in many practice-changing trials.
Our cardiologists offer a broad spectrum of cardiology treatments and services for;
- Heart Failure
- Ischaemic Heart Disease
- General Cardiology
There is a cardiology department on both our hospital sites offering non-invasive investigations which include
- exercise treadmill testing,
- echocardiography (transthoracic and transoesophageal),
- coronary angiography, and
- ambulatory ECG monitoring.
Available procedures include
- reveal implants and
- complex pacing.
Cardiac catheter laboratories
There are also two modern cardiac catheter laboratories on our Worthing site for invasive treatments.
The integrated service at Worthing offers on-site, 320-slice coronary CT, Cardiac MRI and one of the UK’s largest pacing and complex device services.
There is full access to a whole range of percutaneous coronary technology (PCI) including pressure wire and intravascular ultrasound (IVUS).
Procedures undertaken include angioplasty with stent insertion, rotoblation of coronary vessels and pressure of wire studies.
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