Atrial Fibrillation 5 (1)

Atrial Fibrillation (AF) occurs when there is an abnormal heart rhythm (arrhythmia) characterised by the rapid and irregular beating.  AF usually begins as short periods of abnormal beating but may … Read More

Diet for High Cholesterol 4.5 (2)

Healthy eating helps us to reduce the risk of getting lifestyle related conditions such as hypertension, diabetes or heart disease.  High cholesterol in the body is associated with a higher … Read More

Angina & Coronary Heart Disease 5 (3)

Angina is caused atherosclerosis in the coronary arteries which supply blood to the heart.  This build up of fatty plaques narrows the arteries resulting in less nutrients and oxygen supply … Read More

Angioplasty 5 (1)

Coronary angioplasty also known as percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), is a procedure to treat blocked heart coronary arteries. Angioplasty uses a tiny balloon catheter that is inserted in blocked blood … Read More

CT Coronary Angiogram (CTCA) 5 (2)

CT Coronary Angiogram (CTCA) is a non-invasive imaging test which is allows doctors to see detailed images of the blood vessels that supply the heart and lung.  A special contrast … Read More

Cardiac (Heart) Screening 4.5 (2)

Cardiovascular disease is the top killer in Malaysia accounting for 1/4 of all hospital deaths.  How does Coronary Artery Disease happen? Your heart is a muscle and it pumps blood … Read More