AMRI Hospitals, Bhubaneswar, the Super Specialty Hospital from AMRI Hospitals Ltd, one of the largest and fastest growing hospital chain in Eastern India organized Cardiology Live 2015, a live workshop followed by a seminar on heart disease treatment on Monday. The programme was inaugurated and chaired by Dr. D. S. Gambhir, an icon in the field of cardiology from New Delhi in the presence of Adm (Retd) Salil Kr. Mohanty, Vice President, AMRI Hospitals, Bhubaneswar. The programme showcased the interventional treatment of a complex heart disease performed by Dr. Gambhir alongwith Dr. Lingaraj Nath, Consultant Interventional Cardiologist, AMRI Hospitals and Dr. Mahesh Agarwal, Consultant Interventional Cardiologist, AMRI Hospitals
“The idea behind this program was to impart knowhow on the best technical and procedural skills to tackle complex cardiac problems so that these could be adopted while treating cardiac patients. We were fortunate to have Dr. Gambhir, himself an icon in the realm of clinical and interventional cardiology, for the first time in our midst in Bhubaneswar. We are certain that the assembled audience of eminent doctors immensely benefited from the programme. Plans are underway to organize similar demonstrational programs in future as well” said Adm (Retd) Salil Kr. Mohanty.
Speaking on the occasion Dr. D. S. Gambhir said, “The Super-specialty Cardiac Unit in AMRI Hospitals, Bhubaneswar is one of the best I have seen in Indian hospitals. They are equipped to handle even the most critical cardiac problems with their cutting-edge technology. The team of doctors here is also highly able and I immensely enjoyed the discourse today. I wish to come back more often to AMRI in future as well.”
The discussion also emphasized on the new approaches and operative techniques for heart-attack diabetes and heart disease burden. Dr. Satyanarayan Routray and Dr. H. N. Mishra, senior cardiologists delivered lecture on newer medicines and treatment of coronary artery disease.
“Heart disease in Odisha is on a rapid rise and it has started affecting a very large section of economically useful population aged between 45-50 years. In this context the Cardiology Live Programme endeavours to initiate discourses on advanced treatment of coronary artery disease” said Dr. Lingaraj Nath, Consultant Interventional Cardiologist, AMRI Hospitals, Bhubaneswar.The Programme was attended by several eminent cardiologists and physicians from state.