Team of doctors performs a rare procedure
THE HANS INDIA |
Jan 03,2018 , 11:31 PM IST
Hyderguda: Cardiologists and Cardiac Surgeons at Apollo Hospitals, Hyderguda through a new procedure performed surgery on a 70-year-old Heart failure patient and helped him back to lead a normal and active life. The team of doctors performed a procedure using the most advanced techonolgy “left ventricular assist device”.
Having undergone bypass surgery for triple vessel block in 1995 in Germany, the case of 70-year-old patient Hasan was a high-risk case. In 2015, he implanted in left main coronary artery for an episode of fresh heart attack, he is even suffering from diabetes and chorin kidney disease being a redo case the risk of operative mortality.
Dr Venkat Reddy said that patient of heart failure, those not fit for heart transplant and those who had no other option can immensely benefit from this procedure. He said that it is essential to spread the message of this procedure being available for such patients.
Patient Hasan said “This is nothing less than a miracle, I was counting my days and never expected to recover so much. I was in the last stage of heart failure and it was the indomitable spirit of team of doctors who save me”.
Hasan said that the patients should not panic as they have several options available in India and Hyderabad in specific is offering speciliased medical care and-need not go to foreign countries.
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