Dr Omar Aziz Rana Expertise

Consultant Interventional Cardiologist
Angina

Angina

What is angina?

The prevalence of cardiovascular disease is increasing world-wide despite sophisticated advances in cardiac investigations and treatment strategies. Read More

Angiography

Angiography

Treatment of the full range surgery problems

A coronary angiogram is the gold standard test for direct visualisation of the coronary arteries. It is an important diagnostic tool in the assessment of the blood supply to the heart and helps in deciding the treatment Read More

Angioplasty

Angioplasty

Resume your active and healthy lifestyle

Coronary angioplasty ± stent insertion is an invasive treatment targeted at restoring normal patency and blood flow in a diseased coronary artery. It was first performed in 1977 by Andreas Gruentzig in Zurich.. Read More

Hypertension

Hypertension

What causes hypertension?

High blood pressure (Hypertension); is defined as a systolic (upper) blood pressure of 140 mmHg or more and a diastolic (lower) blood pressure of 90 mmHg or more on 3 separate occasions. Read More

CABG

CABG

Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery

The first human coronary artery bypass surgery (CABG) was performed in the United States in 1960, by Drs Goetz and Rohman. In the last half a century this procedure . Read More

Heart Attack

Heart Attack

What is a heart attack?

A heart attack is a term employed to describe a sudden occlusion or blockage of a major blood vessel supplying the heart. There are various symptoms that one can experience during a heart attack.. Read More

Echocardiogram

Echocardiogram

What is an echocardiogram?

Sound travels in the form of waves much akin to the waves we see crashing onto the sea shore. The human ear can hear between 20 Hertz (Hz, denoting number of cycles of sound waves per second) to 20,000 Hz. .. Read More

DM and CVD

DM and CVD

Diabetes Mellitus and Cardiovascular Disease

How common is DM?
There are 200 million people worldwide who have DM. The numbers are projected to double by 2020… Read More

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