Heart disease is one of the leading causes of deaths in western countries. This kills about 600,000 people in the United States every year and about the same number in European countries.
Patients from the west who require medical diagnosis and treatment for congenital heart defects, valvular heart disease, coronary artery disease, and electrophysiology may opt to travel to Singapore to consult a cardiologist.
Singapore’s National Heart Centre is globally recognized for its contribution in the field of cardiology. Providing wide range of services in the diagnosis and management of various heart problems, it’s typically the first medical facility that locals go to in order to access timely and quality medical care. With the center’s army of qualified cardiologists specializing in various cardiac treatments, the center is able to treat all types of heart diseases that affect both local and international patients.
International patients who consult cardiologist in Singapore are typically dealing with non life-threatening condition. However, the country is fully equipped to treat even medical emergencies and can provide emergency angioplasty should the patient require prompt treatment. Majority of heart centers in the country features 24-hour emergency coronary angioplasty services serving patients suffering from heart attack.
Other clinical subspecialties that you can take advantage of while in Singapore include structural heart disease program, preventive cardiology, cardiovascular rehabilitation, heart failure program, and non-invasive cardiac imaging.
World-class medical facilities, internationally trained doctors, comprehensive cardiology treatments, and the best healthcare system in Southeast Asia, make Singapore your number one choice when considering going on medical travel due to heart problems.