KMCT MCH- KHIRC provides 24 hour critical care and interventional support and is the top institute for primary emergency angioplasty in the Mukkam area of Calicut. The department is managed by two expertly trained interventional cardiologists
Each of our interventional Cardiologist performs around 900 to 1000 interventional cases per year which includes a wide range of procedures such as diagnostic coronary and peripheral angiograms, coronary and peripheral vascular angioplasties, pacemaker procedures, vascular embolization procedures, venous interventions, balloon mitral valvuloplasty, balloon aortic valvuloplasty; ASD, VSD and PDA device closures, carotid and renal artery interventions.
All range of complex coronary interventions are managed such as Left main coronary artery interventions, Post CABG graft interventions, CTO interventions, rotablation and bifurcation coronary lesions. IABP back up is available for extremely sick or high risk patients and adhoc coronary imaging such as FFR, IVUS and OCT are used when necessary. Diagnostic and therapeutic electrophysiological procedures are conducted as workshops as per patient demand.
In November 2017, KHIRC created a historical landmark when they successfully completed their first Transcutaneous Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) in a 74 year old gentleman; making it the first medical college in entire Malabar area of Kerala to have done so. This achievement enrolled KHIRC among one of the few centers who conducted TAVI in India.
KHIRC is actively pursuing research in the fields of interventional cardiology, heart failure and coronary artery diseases. KHIRC also provides regular camp services to those in need, in and around Calicut.