Cardiac consultation is a medical program done under the supervision of a cardiologist for those who have been suspected or diagnosed with any heart disease. People who are recovering from an angioplasty or heart surgery can also be a candidate for cardiac consultation. It is done in order to help the patients in faster recovery and to improve their overall wellness. It is an opportunity for the patients having a face-to-face discussion with the doctor regarding their heart health issues. A cardiac consultation program will contain the following tests:
- Preventive cardiologist’s consultation.
- Stress test
- Lipid Profile
- Diet counselling
- ECG monitored exercise
A candidate for cardiac consultation can be one:
- Who suffer from chest pain
- Having an ancestral or family history of heart disease
- Who has a high blood pressure
- Who is a diabetes patient
- Who has measured to be overweight
- Who had a heart failure
- Who overuses tobacco/alcohol
- Who has a Cardiomyopathy
- Who has undergone for cardiac procedures such as-
- Heart Transplant(delete)
- Bypass Surgery
- Heart valve surgery
- Stent procedure etc.
A cardiac consultation has numerous advantages:
- Lower risk for heart problems in the future
- Increased heart function and strength
- Reduced Cholesterol levels
- Improved energy levels and physical fitness
- Weight loss
- Increased ability to perform tasks
- Reduced blood pressure
- Helps in managing stress etc.
After analysing all the medical records and test result, the cardiologist will determine the suitable treatment method for the patient after the cardiac consultation.
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