Heart Health

Tests and procedures

New cardiac centre the only one of its kind in Africa

A pioneering cardiac service in radial angiography, currently not available elsewhere on the continent, will now be offered at a new cardiac care centre at the Division of Cardiology, Tygerberg Hospital in the Western Cape.

Know your numbers for a healthy heart

120. 80. 5. 25. Zero. What do these numbers mean? Do you know yours? Knowing the status of your blood pressure, cholesterol levels, BMI and glucose levels could save your life.

What is an angiogram?

An angiogram is usually performed to investigate the possibility of blocked coronary arteries. If you're sent for one, here's what to expect at the cardiologist.

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