UAE: The GMC (THUMBAY) Hospital Ajman, the 1st JCI Accredited Hospital expanded its advanced range of services by launching a state-of-the-art Cath Lab. Sheikh Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi Member of the Supreme Council UAE and Ruler of Ajman inaugurated the CATH LAB in the presence of Thumbay Moideen, Founder President of Thumbay Group. Sheikh Humaid was accompanied by Sheikh Abdul Aziz bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Sheikh Ahmed Bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Sheikh Rashid Bin Humaid Al Nuaimi and Sheikh Dr Majid Bin Saeed Al Nuaimi. Akbar Moideen Thumbay Director Healthcare and Retail, Thumbay Group UAE, other dignitaries, officials from the ministries, medical equipment companies and the hospital management were present on the occasion. International experts like Dr Anil K D’Cruz, Director Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India, Dennis Brown, Corporate Chief Executive Officer, Bumrungrad International Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand, Dr Christian Taube, CEO, UKE Consult & Management GmbH, Hamburg, Germany, Dr Vivek Desai, Managing Director, Hosmac India Pvt Ltd, Mumbai, India and Dr Mounes Kalaawi, CEO, Clemenceau Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon were also present.
With the addition of the state-of-the-art facility, the Cath lab will expand the hospital’s capacity to treat steeply increasing heart and artery-related health issues of the region.“Our aim is to continue delivering the best healthcare in the region through the use of latest technology,” said Akbar Moideen.
The Cardiology Department of GMC (THUMBAY) Hospital Ajman specializes in all kind of cardiology services including Interventional cardiology, GMC Hospital has the First Hybrid Cath lab in Ajman. We have with us renowned cardiac specialists who perform emergency Interventional Cardiac Treatment said Dr Manvir Singh Walia, Administrative Director, Healthcare Division, Thumbay Group UAE. The benefit of having both surgical equipment and high-end angiographic equipment is the ability to perform coordinated and specialized, tailored approaches to unique cardiologic problems explained Dr Walia.
GMC (THUMBAY) Hospital Ajman has highly qualified cardiologists with extensive experience in endovascular interventions. Besides performing the regular interventional procedures, which includes balloon and stents for Coronary Artery Disease. With a dedicated unit of four full-time Cardiologists and a team of junior doctors, nurses, and technicians trained to the highest standard in cardiac care, the specialists diagnose and manage full range of heart conditions. The lab is fully equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and complete range of services – from cardiac investigations to interventional cardiology procedures in ultramodern Catheterization Lab (Cath Lab).
The hospital, which caters to patients from over 175 countries, offers a multidisciplinary in-patient program, and also has complete coronary care unit for critical cardiac patients. For acute cardiac cases specially heart attacks to ensure that the patients go through timely treatment according to recent clinical guidelines. Emergency patients are sent directly to Coronary Care Unit (CCU) or Cath Lab (if needed).
The hospital offers 24/7 emergency cardiac service for patients with acute heart attacks with international standards for emergency cath lab and coronary interventions.
Common procedures performed include Directional coronary artery stenting, Radial angiography & angioplasty, Coronary artery stenting, CT Coronary angiography, Peripheral angiogram & angioplasty (carotid, subclavian, lilac femoral, renal, etc.) and Temporary Pacemaker Implantation.