OPD (Outdoor Patient Department) Wazirabad Institute of Cardiology was established in the Nov-2014. It was started with few patients in 2014 but with the passage of time it increased day by day. Currently WIC is taking care of around 300 patients in OPD every day. More than 10 d0ct0rs are working in OPD every day and specialists as well. OPD timing is from 08:00AM in the morning to 02:00PM in the afternoon. OPD is fully computerized. Patients are one provided for OPD slip. After the OPD slip all services are being provided to patients.
WIC’s innovative Emergency Ward is unique in Wazirabad both in design and technology, fulfilling the diverse pediatric, adult care, ambulatory and critical care situations as well as providing cardiac. 14 bedded emergency ward with bedside cardiac monitoring, central oxygen and suction facility. All other equipment required for the treatment of cardiac emergencies like defibrillators, ventilators and temporary pacemakers are also available after an initial assessment patients are cared, based on the nature of the illness. Those in life-threatening, critical-care situations are always given top priority. We try our best to keep everyone apprised of an estimated time for treatment.
In the diagnostic we are providing following services:
ECG service is being provide by the ECG department and while in OPD the first step for patient is ECG and this service is free of cost for all patients.
ETT is an abbreviation of (Exercise Tolerance Test) and this is a comprehensive test for evaluation and screening of coronary artery disease (Heart Disease) it also helps in evaluation of functional capacity and respiratory resources.
Echocardiogram is a noninvasive cardiac imaging procedure used to diagnose heart disease, valve disorders and weakened heart muscle. Echocardiography department is working with 08 Color Doppler machines. All modalities of Echocardiography such as Transthoracic Echo, Transesophageal Echo, Contrast Echo, Stress Echo and Carotid Doppler studies are being performed. Currently facility of echocardiography is available in the morning for OPD from (08:00 am to 02:00 pm). All consultants and trained doctors are provided the opportunity to do echo of their patients. On an average 60 to 70 Echocardiography tests are being done daily.
Radiology department designed to cater the radiological needs of cardiac patients. Department became functional with few x-rays machines and a consultant radiologist. Currently General Radiological services are provided from (08:00 am to 02:00 pm) to the patients free of cost.
Pathology department of WIC headed by Consultant Radiologist with best equipped Laboratory. All pathological tests relevant to the cardiac patients are conducted here. Currently services remain open from (08:00 am to 02:00 pm). A number of latest machines have been added which include automatic analyzer, hematology analyzer, blood gas analyzer etc. On average 150-200 patients samples are examined per day. The Pathology Laboratory has infrastructure for all tests required for cardiac patients.
Cardiology is branch of medicine dealing with disorders of the heart. The field includes medical diagnosis and treatment of congenital heart defects, coronary artery disease, heart failure, valvular heart disease and electrophysiology. Physicians who specialize in this field of medicine are called cardiologists, a specialty of internal medicine. Pediatric cardiologists are pediatricians who specialize in cardiology. Physicians who specialize in cardiac surgery are called cardiothoracic surgeons, a specialty of general surgery.