Department of Cardiology, Topiwala
National Medical College and BYL Nair CH hospital Mumbai , Established
in 1950 by a special resolution
ofÂ Bombay Municipal Corporation.Â 1st Hospital to have such
specialized department in Mumbai.
Padma Vibhushan Dr. V.V. Shah,
Honorary Professor of Cardiology and former Physician to the President of India
and Governor of Maharashtra
state was the 1stHead of Department of Cardiology having joined
Dr R C Hansoti joined the department
in 1962 as Honorary Assistant Professor and Dr K D Shah joined the department
in 1966 as Honorary
Dr Satyavan Sharma, Dr Lilamben Shah and Dr
Ajay S Chaurasia (1997-till date)- successive Head of Department of Cardiology.
Under the leadership of each Professor,
department has made significant progress.
Initially started with Intensive
Coronary Care Unit with facilities for monitoring of 3 patients at a time.
Cardiac Catheterization & Angiography
initially carried out in Radiology Department.
Vector Cardiography Machine with
diagnostic facilities established in 1979.
First echocardiography machine
installed in 1982.
Installation of Cardiac
catheterization laboratory done thrice in 1994, 2005 and 2016.
State of art cardiac catheterization
laboratory with latest technology installed in 2016.
Echocardiography and Doppler
machines established in 1992, 2009 followed by latest state of the art EPIQ 7c
echocardiography machine in
2018,Â followed by MINDRAY echocardiography machine
for the bed side evaluation made available from the generous donation through
HUME PIPES LIMITED in the year 2021.
Currently upgraded to 14 bedded
dedicated Intensive Cardiac Care Unit (ICCU) with 3 special rooms in ICCU- total strength of
20 beds and 50
bedded dedicated cardiac wards.
Facilities for all complex coronary
interventions with latest advanced modalities including intravascular imaging
and rotablation available.
Centre for structural interventions
as well as Cardiac pacing and resynchronization.
NMC/MCI recognized teaching
institute for superspecialisation DM course in Cardiology under MUHS Nashik
with annual intake of 3 students.
Teaching institute for BPMT in
Cardiology course under MUHS Nashik for training of technicians.
Participation in various trials and
Numerous national and international
publications including original/research articles and rare complex case reports.
Participation in various conferences.
Live relay of complex coronary and
renal angioplasties in national CSI conference in association with Asia Pacific
Cardiology Society in Dec 2005
with delegates and facilities from 33 countries.
Establishment of another 8 bedded
well equipped cardiac care ward in process through generous donation from
MAHANAGAR GAS LIMITED.
1.Â Â Â Â Admission and Management of various critical
heart disease patients like acute myocardial infarction (heart attack), Acute
coronary syndromes , Heart failure, fatal Arrhythmias, Pulmonary embolism,
Aortic dissection, Chocked prosthetic heart valve, congenital heart diseases patients,
peripheral vascular diseases including renal artery intervention etc.
Â Â Â Â 1. Coronary diagnostic and Intervention procedures
A.Â Coronary angiography via femoral and radial
B.Â Percutaneous coronary angioplasty
-Coronary angioplasty and stenting including Left main stenosis, Chronic
Total occlusion and complex coronary lesions.
-Rotablation when required in heavily calcified lesions.
-Fractional Flow Reserve (FFR) for intermediate severity lesions.
-Optimal Coherence Tomography (OCT) guided Coronary Angioplasty.
Balloon Pump (IABP) assisted Coronary Angioplasty.
2.Â Peripheral Endovascular Interventions
Â Â Â A. Renal,
subclavian and Femoral Angioplasty and stenting
Â Â Â B.
Aortoplasty and stenting for coarctation of aorta
3.Â Percutaneous Balloon Valvotomy
A. Percutaneous Balloon mitral valvotomy
B.Â Percutaneous Balloon Pulmonary valvotomy
C.Â Percutaneous Balloon Aortic valvotomy
D.Â Â Percutaneous Balloon Tricuspid valvotomy
4. Percutaneous Device closure proceduresÂ
A.Â ASD Device closureÂ
B.Â VSD Device closureÂ
C.Â PDA Device closure
Â Â Â Â 5.Â Device Implants
A. Permanent Pacemaker Implantation for Bradycardia
including single and dual chamber pacemakers.
B.Â Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) for
fatal cardiac arrhythmias.
C.Â Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy (CRT) with
defibrillation (CRT-D) for patient of chronic heart failure.
Â 1. Cardiology OPD Monday and Friday with registration from
8:00 am to 11 am and consultation from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm at OPD-45 Ground
2. Electrocardiography (ECG)
3. Echocardiography- Transthoracic, Transesophageal,
3D-Echocardiography and Dobutamine Stress Echocardiography (DSE).
4. Treadmill Testing (CST).