Pakistani population is at high risk for coronary artery disease. Donate, and help a patient access timely cardiac intervention.
A coronary angiography is a procedure to determine any problems with the coronary arteries. The procedure involves a colorless dye being flushed into the arteries through a long thin tube passed from the wrist or groin artery around to the heart whilst X-ray pictures are taken.
Angiographies are usually performed in patients with suspected heart conditions and determine whether significant narrowing is present within the coronary arteries and so, allows for appropriate and timely treatment. Indo-Pakistani populations have one of the highest risks of coronary artery disease (CAD) in the world.
Deaths in Pakistan due to cardiovascular disease
Procedures carried out in 2021 to 2022
BENEFITS OF PROCEDURE
Timely diagnosis of heart conditions
Can lead to better patient prognosis
Diminishes economic burden of progressive coronary artery disease