This department records an electrocardiogram of all those patients who visit Punjab Institute of Cardiology. ECG is a strip of graphic produced by an electrocardiograph, which records the electrical voltage in the heart in the form of a continuous strip graph· It is the prime tool in cardiac electrophysiology, and has a prime function in screening and diagnosis of cardiovascular diseases.
This department works round the clock in emergency ward while in OPD, it works from 08:00 am to 12:00 pm in working days.
This unit is equipped with 3-channel ECG machines both in OPD and Emergency departments. In Emergency Department, ECG is free of cost for all cardiac patients. While in OPD, its fee is subject to patient categorization.