Andhra Hospitals, UK team perform 10 heart surgeries in Heart Surgeries
The Heart & Brain Institute, Andhra Hospitals, organised a Paediatric Cardiac surgical camp in association with the Healing Little Hearts, UK team, from October 14 to 19 and performed about 10 heart surgeries successfully.
Vijayawada: The Heart & Brain Institute, Andhra Hospitals, organised a Paediatric Cardiac surgical camp in association with the Healing Little Hearts, UK team, from October 14 to 19 and performed about 10 heart surgeries successfully.
An eight-member UK doctors' team from world famous hospitals – Leeds General Infirmary Hospital, London, Royal Brompton Hospital, England, UK performed free heart surgeries during the week.
The team include paediatric interventional cardiologist, paediatric cardiac surgeon, paediatric cardiac intensivists, perfusionist, paediatric intensive care nurses led by Dr K Vikram, Dr Dileep, Dr Imre Kassai - consultant cardiac surgeon, Dr Orsolya Friedrich, Dr Amira, Dr Benjamin Arthur, Dr Mani Ananth Kumar, Anuradha, Esmee, Octavia performed all complex heart surgeries.
On the occasion, Dr PV Rama Rao, chief of Children's Services, said that our success rate was nearly 100 per cent which was possible only because of the team effort of our paediatric cardiology, cardiac surgical team and paediatric intensive care team from Andhra Hospitals and UK team.
He also said Healing Little Hearts, UK team had come twenty times so far and many complex heart surgeries were performed with their association. Actor G Mahesh Babu supported in heart disease awareness campaign and heart surgeries and I would like to thank him on the occasion. Andhra Hospitals cardiac surgeon, Dr Sreemannarayana, cardiologist Dr Ramesh and cardiac anesthetist Dr Krishna Prasad were present.