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Women's Heart Centre

Aster Women’s Heart Centre is a speciality care centre dedicated to diagnosis, management and prevention of cardiovascular diseases in women. This is a single platform to meet all the cardiovascular needs of a woman right from adolescence, through pregnancy and throughout their lifespan. This is the first of its kind in the region, providing specialized cardiovascular care for women in an environment that is sensitive to their unique needs, by women cardiologists who understand a woman’s life.

In this centre, you will have full access to diagnostic, therapeutic, interventional and surgical services of well established Aster Cardiac Sciences. We also provide focused specialised care for cardiovascular diseases in pregnancy through the Cardio - Obstetrics Clinic. The centre also focus on prevention of heart diseases by providing education and support services to empower women to make individualised decisions relating to their heart health.

Our Services

At Aster Medcity, we always strive to deliver complete, comprehensive and compassionate care at one-place. All the treatment options are made available to them. The best possible treatment plan is derived keeping the patient's conditions in mind.

1. Management of Heart Attack in Women - Specialised management of heart attack in women: Small vessel disease, Myocardial Infarction with Non - Obstructive Coronary Arteries (MINOCA), Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection (SCAD), Coronary spasm.

2. Cardiorheumatology - Cardiovascular health in women with rheumatological disorders (Cardio- rheumatology).

3. Cardio - Obstetrics Clinic - Cardio vascular diseases in pregnancy.

4. Cardiovascular Health & Mental Health Disorders - Cardiovascular Health and Mental Health Disorders in Women.

5. Grown Up Congenital Heart Disease Management - Grown Up Congenital Heart Disease (GUCH) in women.

6. Nutritional Assessment & Physical Rehabilitation - Nutritional assessment and physical rehabilitation for women for primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disorders.

7. Preventive Heart Check Ups - Preventive Heart check ups for women with focus on primary and secondary prevention, risk scoring and individualized comprehensive risk factor assessment and management.

8. Cardio – Neurology - Cardiovascular Health assessment and management in women with neurological disorders (Cardio – Neurology).

9. Post Partum Heart Health Program - Post Partum Heart Health Program to focus on heart health of women who had cardiovascular diseases during pregnancy.

10. Cardio - Oncology - Addressing Cardiovascular needs in women with cancer (Cardio- Oncology).

11. Post Menopausal Heart Health Program - Post Menopausal Heart Health Program with specialised care for perimenopasual and post menopausal women with focus on hormonal changes and therapies


Want to find out more about the treatment? The answer to your questions can be found below.

How long do heart patients stay in the hospital?

  • Heart attack minimum of 3-5 days
  • Angiogram as Day care
  • Heart Angioplasty in 2 days
  • Heart Failure in 5-7 days.

Which doctor to consult for a heart problem?

A specialist in detecting, diagnosing, treating, and preventing conditions of the heart, arteries, and veins is a cardiologist, often known as a "heart doctor," "heart physician," or "heart specialist." A regular check-up with this heart specialist doctor can help you stay on top of your heart health and lower the risk for heart disease. 


What are the treatment options for a heart attack?

 A heart attack occurs when one or more coronary arteries get blocked, reducing or stopping blood flow to the heart, and depriving a part of the heart muscle of oxygen.

The treatment options vary based on the extent of obstruction (total or partial). Medications to treat a heart attack include aspirin, clot busters, thrombolytics or fibrinolytics), blood-thinning medications like Heparin, Nitroglycerin, morphine, beta-blockers, ACE inhibitors, and statins.

Surgeries and procedures to treat a heart attack include:

  • Coronary angioplasty 
  • Stenting
  • Coronary artery bypass surgery (CABG).

How to book an appointment with a heart specialist online?

Booking online consultation with a heart specialist is simple now. 

All you have to do is visit the official page of the hospital or doctor's private clinic. Click on the link below to book an appointment with Aster Medcity.  

This link takes you to a list of qualified and experienced doctors. Click on the book an appointment tab and follow the instructions, and you are done.

What are the symptoms of a heart disease/problem?

The symptoms that indicate heart problems are as follows.

  • Chest discomfort
  • Chest pain (tightness or pressure)
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Cold sweat
  • Fatigue
  • Heartburn 
  • Indigestion
  • Lightheadedness
  • Sudden dizziness
  • Pain radiating to the back, neck, jaw, throat, or upper belly.

Who does heart surgery?

A surgeon with advanced education and training in operating on the heart and the major blood arteries surrounding it is known as a cardiac surgeon. A cardiac surgeon can specialise in certain cardiac operations. For instance, pediatric cardiac surgeons perform surgeries on children. 

Are bypass surgery safe?

Heart bypass surgery lowers the risk of death and heart attack and is generally safe and effective. Today, majority of patients with coronary bypass surgery experience no significant side effects, and the chance of death is reduced to 1-2 percent.

 How long will it take to heal from heart surgery?

An average hospital stay following open-heart surgery is four to five days. Following hospital discharge, it typically takes six to eight weeks for your breastbone and chest muscles to heal as you gradually reintroduce your daily activities.

How long does heart stent surgery take?

Typically, a heart stent surgery lasts between 5-6 hours. If you're receiving treatment for angina, you'll typically be allowed to leave the hospital later that day or the next.

Which hospital is the best for heart surgery in kerala?

The Centre of Excellence in Cardiac Sciences at Aster Medcity, one of the most cutting-edge facilities in Kerala, provides advanced cardiology, interventional cardiology, electrophysiology, cardiac surgery, heart transplant, and cardiac rehabilitation for all age groups.

The outstanding medical team of adult cardiologists, interventional cardiologists, and cardiac electrophysiologists provides patients with the best care possible.

What does a cardiologist do?

Doctors specializing in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cardiac diseases are cardiologists. A cardiologist examines the patient and goes through their medical history to assess the severity of the condition. They might perform some tests and assess the person's blood pressure, blood vessels, heart rate, and other factors determining heart health.

Can a blood clot cause a heart attack?

Blood flow is obstructed when coronary arteries are constricted due to plaque buildup. But when this plaque breaks, it forms a clot that could entirely cut off the blood supply: when this blood clot plugs the coronary arteries, it causes a heart attack.

Which is the best heart hospital in Kerala?

One of the best heart hospitals in Kerala is Aster Medical City's Centre of Excellence in Cardiac Sciences. It provides advanced cardiology, interventional cardiology, electrophysiology, cardiac surgery, heart transplant, and cardiac rehabilitation services to all age groups.

With the assistance of skilled nurses, technicians, dieticians, and rehabilitation specialists, it provides the best treatment possible.

The outstanding medical team of adult cardiologists, cardiothoracic surgeons, pediatric cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, and interventional radiologists at Aster Medcity hospital can handle all cardiac emergencies successfully.


What is the primary treatment for heart attack?

Medications and primary Angioplasty


What is the best treatment for blocked arteries in the heart?

 The two standard treatment procedures for blocked arteries are:

  • Angioplasty of the heart.
  • Coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG).
  • Medical Management.

Is heart treatment possible without surgery?

Medications can treat some heart conditions without surgical intervention, including heart attacks. Cholesterol medications are just another way to treat coronary artery disease. These drugs can lower bad cholesterol and lessen plaque formation in the arteries. Aspirn aspirin and clopidogrel used as blood thinners. 

For instance, clot-busting medications aid in dissolving the blood clots during haert attack. Heparin, which is administered intravenously or intramuscularly, makes the blood less sticky and less likely to clot. Nitroglycerin helps to enhance blood flow to the heart by widening blood vessels.

What are the causes of heart attacks?

 The causes of heart attacks are listed below.

  • Cardiovascular atherosclerosis:  Family history of Coronary Artery diseases, BP, Diabetics, Cholesterol, Age, Smoking and other habits.

Is heart surgery dangerous?

Heart surgery has inherent risk of death. But death risk is more in those individuals who are very ill before cardiac surgery or when cardiac surgery is done in an emergency (for example, during a heart attack).

The good news is that risks have dramatically decreased over the past few decades, and the chance of death during surgery has reduced to 1-2 percent.


When is open heart surgery necessary?

 Cardiac surgeons may advise open-heart surgery or CABG.

  • Replacement or repair of heart valves,
  • Repair or replacement of damaged or abnormal heart tissue
  • Heart transplantation
  • Aortic surgeries.

What are the different types of heart surgery?

 Different types of heart surgeries are:

  • Coronary artery bypass grafting 
  • Open heart surgery
  • Heart valve repair 
  • Heart valve replacement
  • Heart transplant
  • Maze surgery
  • Aneurysm repair.

Which is the best private hospital for heart disease in kerala?

Aster MedCity center of excellence is one of the best private hospitals in Kerala. Established to operate as an independent cardiac hospital in Kochi, this facility has an outpatient department, an inpatient department, a day care area, and a state-of-the-art cardiovascular imaging section with nuclear medicine. In addition, they have a dedicated electrophysiology lab, a dedicated interventional cardiology wing, dedicated adult and pediatric cardiac surgical suites, dedicated cardiac ICUs, and a 24-hour Rapid Access Chest Pain Clinic to handle all emergencies.

What are Invasive, Non-Invasive, and Interventional Cardiology?

Invasive cardiology uses open or minimally invasive procedures to find and treat structural or electrical abnormalities in the heart. Non-invasive cardiologists focus on diagnosing and managing heart conditions through extracorporeal tests rather than intravenous devices. Interventional cardiology uses special catheter techniques for diagnosing and treating coronary artery diseases.

What is pediatric cardiology?

The pediatric cardiology focuses on children under 18 with heart abnormalities and cardiac diseases. Paediaric cardiologists treat children born with congenital heart problems or other cardiac ailments or conditions in their early years.


Is there any chance of a heart attack after an angioplasty?

Heart attack is one of the rare complications of angioplasty. Although unlikely, the person could get a heart attack during or after the angioplasty.


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