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Desun Chest Pain Center

Chest Pain does NOT always mean Hospital admission !

A unique concept has been started in Kolkata by Desun Hospital, known as DESUN CHEST PAIN CENTER.


As soon as you arrive at DESUN Chest Pain Center with breathlessness, sweating or chest pain, our team of doctors will clinically examine you. Then various super specialty tests will be done which can immediately diagnose whether it is a pain from Heart Attack or some other source.

Unless there is something serious, you need not be hospitalised and can return home within a couple of hours.

Only DESUN can arrange Ambulance pick-up, even at midnight to come to DESUN Chest Pain Center.

What are the common causes of Chest pain?

There are many causes of Chest Pain. They are

1. Angina-stable or unstable
2. Acute myocardial infarction
3. Pericarditis
1. Aortic dissection
2. Pulmonary embolism
1. Pleuritis
2. Spontaneous Pneumothorax
2. Peptic Ulcer
3. Gallbladder Disease
4. Pancreatitis
1. Costochondritis
2. Cervical Disc Disease

The symptoms are:-

1. Uncomfortable pressure
2. Fullness
3. Squeezing pain
4. Pain spreading to the shoulders , neck and arms
5. Chest discomfort and light headache
6. Anxiety / nervousness
7. Sweating

How DESUN’s Critical Care Team delivers stunning clinical outcomes!

Constantly implementing techniques based on latest global standards has transformed DESUN Hospital Services from Good to Great!

In the previous issue of DESUN Update we had discussed about the measures taken by DESUN for Prostate – TURP. In this issue we shall discuss about Desun Chest Pain Center

A) Immediate attention of super speciality Tests for quick screening

ECG : This test records the electrical activity of your heart through electrodes attached to your skin. Because injured heart muscle doesn’t conduct electrical impulses normally, the ECG may show that a heart attack has occurred or is in progress.
Blood Tests : The attending doctor may suggest blood tests to a certain increase levels of particular enzymes. Damage to heart cells from a heart attack may allow these enzymes to leak over a period of hours into blood.
The tests are:-
2. CPK
4. CK
5. LDH
Chest X-Ray : An X-Ray of chest allows to check the condition of the lungs and size and shape of your heart . A chest X-Ray can also reveal lung problems such as pneumonia or a collapsed lung.
Computerized Tomography (CT scan) : CT scans can be used to look for a blood clot in the lung (pulmonary embolism) or to check aorta to make sure not having aortic dissection.
B) Availability of full-time Consultant and Paramedical Support :

Availability of experts and fulltime consultants support round the clock 365 days to handle each and every complex and acute emergency cases.
Radiology,Cardiology with other diagnostic & Pharmacy are functional 24 hours.
Steel OT’s are fully functional day and night including team of OT Nurses,Technicians and CSSD Department.
Advanced Cardiac Testing-3D Echo and TTE
C) 24×7 Assistance of Cardiac-Cath Lab :

Desun is having world-class two digital cardiac 4 th Generation Cath Lab functioning for 24×7 performing Angiogram, Angioplasty and different pacemakers.

D) Oppurtunity for immediate performing of Primary Angioplasty:

Whenever a patient is coming with acute chest pain and diagnosed as cardiac arrest, they required Primary Angioplasty as an immediate life-saving measure. Those particular cases Desun Hospital having 24×7 skilled interventionist as well as 4th Generation technical back-up and that may be at 2 o’clock in the afternoon or 2 o’clock at night.

E) Largest number of ICU-ITU in Kolkata :

Desun Hospital is having largest ICU and ITU in Kolkata (Total 94 bedded ICU) i.e. One Ventilator is allotted for each ICU-Bed.

Thus, when there is a Critical Emergency and rush ,we will be able to provide the Life support Ventilator to all those critical patients.

F) Advanced Diagnostic Back-up :

Desun Hospital having a super speciality pathological lab where 1000 tests been done under one roof resulting fastest diagnosis of the patient.