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Interventional Cardiology

Overview of the Department:

Welcome to the Heart Hub at Holy Cross Hospital, where our highly skilled team is dedicated to providing specialized cardiac care tailored to your individual needs. Within our department, we offer a comprehensive range of services, including essential procedures like coronary angiograms to assess coronary arteries, angioplasty techniques such as FFR, IVUS, and Rotabulation to optimize the heart's blood flow, and the application of permanent or temporary pacemakers and CRT-D devices for irregular heart rhythms. Additionally, we specialize in complex interventions like ASD device closure for congenital heart issues and TAVI, a minimally invasive procedure for Aortic valve replacement. If you're facing any heart-related challenges, rest assured that our experienced team is here to provide expert care and support.


Primary and Elective Angioplasty

In our esteemed cardiology department, Our skilled team swiftly restores blood flow during heart attacks with primary angioplasty, while elective angioplasty expertly alleviates blockages and enhances heart function for non-urgent cases.


At Holy Cross Hospital, we take pride in providing Rotablation, an advanced technique available in our facility, that effectively eliminates calcified plaque from coronary arteries, ensuring improved blood flow and exemplifying our commitment to state-of-the-art cardiac care.

Intravascular Ultra Sound (IVUS) / FFR

The fusion of Intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) and Fractional Flow Reserve (FFR) technologies embodies our steadfast dedication to providing advanced diagnostic and therapeutic options, ensuring the highest standard of care for our patients by providing precise insights into coronary artery conditions.

Temporary and Permanent Pacemaker Implantation

Our skilled cardiology team specializes in implanting temporary pacemakers for emergency rhythm stabilization and permanent pacemakers for chronic rhythm disorders, offering comprehensive solutions for our patients.

ASD / PDA Device Closure

Minimally invasive procedure aimed at closing congenital defects / Hole in the heart thereby restoring normal Hemodynamic of the heart chambers Experience the convenience of ASD / PDA Device Closure at Holy Cross Hospital, where we prioritize patient comfort while effectively closing heart openings through minimally invasive ASD and PDA device closure procedures, showcasing our commitment to your well-being.

Renal Angiogram / Renal Angioplasty

Our hospital's distinguished cardiology department offers a complete suite of services, including renal angiogram and angioplasty, comprehensively addressing cardiovascular concerns affecting the kidneys.

Peripheral Angiogram / Angioplasty

Entrust us with your cardiovascular well-being, as we offer an integrated approach to comprehensive care, including Peripheral angiogram which evaluates limb blood flow, while angioplasty treats blockages, ensuring peak circulation and health.

Pulmonary / Aortic Balloon Valvotomy

Our department's expertise in specialized valvotomy procedures addresses heart valve-related conditions, showcasing our commitment to treating a wide range of cardiac conditions.

TAVR (Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement)

TAVR, a minimally invasive approach to aortic valve replacement, is a testament to our dedication to advanced cardiac care, ensuring lasting benefits for our patients.

ICD (Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator) Implantation

Within our esteemed cardiology department, our expertise extends to ICD implantation. Devices that act as a shield against life-threatening arrhythmias are expertly placed by our specialists, a testament to our unwavering dedication to patient safety and well-being.


An emergency procedure is performed to restore normal hemodynamics in the heart by removing the excess fluid in the pericardial cavity (cardiac tamponade). Count on our cardiology specialists for pericardiocentesis, available within our department, to relieve discomfort caused by fluid around the heart, restoring cardiac function and comfort. This embodies our mission to provide compassionate and effective care.

Transthoracic / Transesophageal Echo

We offer comprehensive Transthoracic / Transesophageal Echo services, providing a detailed assessment of heart health, aiding precise diagnosis, and individualized treatment planning.

Holter Monitoring

Holter monitoring is one of the many tools we offer to support our patients in managing their heart health, capturing continuous heart data & facilitating the management of rhythm abnormalities.

Ambulatory Blood Pressure (BP) Monitoring

Our cardiology department's holistic approach includes ambulatory BP monitoring, which empowers patients to effectively diagnose and manage hypertension, negating the effects of white coat hypertension and masked hypertension, and also proves helpful in the treatment of patients with refractory hypertension.

Treadmill Test (TMT)

TMT assessments, conducted within our department, gauge cardiovascular fitness and support comprehensive cardiac care, emphasizing our unwavering dedication to comprehensive cardiovascular care.

Treatments we are specialized in

  • Coronary artery disease
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome( Heart attack)
  • Refractory Angina
  • Heart failure
  • Arrhythmias - SSS & AV blocker - Pacemaker implantation
  • ASD / PDA
  • Renal artery stenosis
  • Pulmonary valve stenosis
  • Aortic valve stenosis
  • Hypertension (high blood pressure)
  • Claudication- Peripheral artery Diseases
  • Sudden cardiac arrest - Risk stratification & Management
  • Ventricular tachycardia / Vent. fibrillation - ICD
  • Pericardial effusion / cardiac tamponade - Pericardiocentesis
  • Valve disorders - Comprehensive Assessment & management
  • Unexplained fainting (Syncope) evaluation
  • Palpitations evaluation
  • Irregular heart rhythms
  • Evaluating chest pain

Our Doctors

Dr. Jossy Chacko MBBS, MD, DM(Cardiology), MRCP(Medicine), FRCP

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Dr. Arun Prathap MBBS, MD(General Medicine), DM(Cardiology)

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