Meerut, August 2018: A team from Max Super Speciality Hospital, Patparganj, a leading healthcare provider in North India, today showcased some interesting case studies of cardiac surgeries done at the hospital from the region.
A press conference was organised by the team on this occasion to share key insights from these cases with the media.
Some of the patients, who had undergone cardiac surgeries at the hospital earlier, were also present on this occasion to vouch for the high quality of patient care.
The purpose was to highlight increasing trend of cardiac ailments amongst youth and availability of world class technology and clinical expertise available for the treatment of cardiac ailments.
Present at the conference were Dr Ritwick Raj Bhuyan – Principal Consultant & Incharge, CTVS, Institute of Cardiac Sciences, Max Super Speciality Hospital, Patparganj, Neeraj Mishra, Zonal Head, Director, Max Healthcare- Zone 2 and Dr Mamtesh, Director, Cardiology, and Sr. Intervention Cardiologist of Dhanvantri Jeevan Rekha Hospital, Meerut to address the gathering. Alongside was a young case study of 31 year old Mohit, a resident of Meerut.
The young patient was rushed into the emergency at Hospital on 31st Jan’18 with chest pain & acute breathlessness. During initial diagnosis Mohit was found to have three primary arteries supplying bold to heart muscles blocked. Dr. Bhuyan and his team performed triple bypass surgery which lasted close to four hours. Mohit had an uneventful post operative period and was discharged on the tenth day after surgery.
Dr. Bhuyan has successfully done critical cardiac surgeries of patients from the region.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr Bhuyan, said, “India is witnessing a rapid rise in complex problem related to the heart. There has been a significant rise in ‘coronary artery disease’ or blockage of the arteries supplying blood to the heart muscles. More alarmingly, there is a fast increase in numbers amongst both urban and rural population. Moreover, in India, this disease is affecting the youth. We have witnessed a large number of such cases which ultimately requires a bypass surgery or angioplasty.”
He further said, “We, at Max Hospital-Patparganj, have conducted successful surgeries of many cardiac patients of the Meerut region, some of them are present here to vouch for the treatment”.
Mr. Neeraj Mishra, Zonal Head, Director, Max Healthcare- Zone 2, said, “Heart attacks take the maximum toll of human life all over the world. According to study, CVDs (cardio-vascular diseases) kill 3 million people in India every year. About 1.4 million people are affected in urban and 1.6 million in rural areas. Max Healthcare is continuously working towards extending best-in-class healthcare facilities to tier 2 and 3 cities.”
Dr. Mamtesh, Director, Cardiology, and Sr. Intervention Cardiologist of Dhanvantri Jeevan Rekha Hospital, Meerut said, “In India, heart problems are increasing in younger population too. Food habits, lack of pure air, stress, lack of exercise and deficiency of Omega-3 in foods, diabetes and high blood pressure are the main reasons behind it”.
Over the years, Max Healthcare has been actively working toward offering international standard of healthcare facilities in different regions across the country. The leading healthcare player organizes numerous health-camps, OPDs and screening camps for the residents of regions like Chandausi, Sambhal, Rampur, Kashipur, Rudrapur, Haldwani, Kanpur, etc, and its neighboring areas. Patients can get detailed information regarding consultation and doctor availability at Max Super Speciality hospital Patparganj and Max Medcentre, Meerut.