Dr Julian Tan believes in combining minimally-invasive heart treatments with lifestyle changes for long-term heart treatment. With a range of procedures that have little to no downtime, Dr Tan can get your heart to its full function as soon as possible.
With a combination of minimally invasive techniques such as coronary stenting, angioplasties and balloon angioplasty, Dr Tan has treated over 1000 blocked arteries in Singapore.
Primarily used to relieve narrowing and obstruction of coronary arteries, balloon angioplasty (or
percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty) uses an empty, collapse balloon to flatten or
compress plague in the artery walls.
This is usually done via a small incision in the groin, wrist or elbow and carefully guided to the blocked artery.
Coronary stents are small, expandable tubes that are used to treat coronary heart disease. They
act as a support structure to keep narrowed or weakened arteries open, allowing for uninterrupted
blood flow while reducing symptoms of chest pain.
Coronary stenting is a minimally invasive method used to keep arteries open and unclogged. In the hands of an experienced specialist, coronary stenting is often used as the procedure is an effective way to ease the symptoms of heart disease and reducing damage to your heart.
Coronary stenting is:
Before an angioplasty or stenting can be performed, an angiography is usually performed to allow Dr Tan to visualise the blood vessels and examine any potential blockage on a screen.
A coronary angiography is a minimally invasive medical test that combines a harmless dye with imaging technology such as CT scans, MRIs or x-rays to examine the blood flow and blood vessels.
A coronary angiography may be recommended by Dr Tan if you have:
This is a minimally-invasive day procedure that does not require any surgery.
Dr Tan is experienced in performing angiographies, angioplasties and stenting, and often uses a combination of the procedures for a seamless, one-stop procedure in treating your heart.Consult Dr Tan Today!
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