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Fortis Hospital, Cunningham Road introduces latest Cath Lab for faster treatment of Cardiac ailments; a First in Karnataka

Date : March 02, 2022

Fortis Hospital, Cunningham Road introduces latest Cath Lab for faster treatment of Cardiac ailments; a First in Karnataka

AZURION 7F12 Monoplane Cath Lab is the most advanced technology fortreating interventional cardiology &cardio vascular disorders

Bengaluru, February, 10,2022:Fortis Hospital at Cunningham road, a pioneer in Cardiac Care today inaugurated Karnataka’s one of the most modern Cath Lab for faster intervention ininterventional cardiology and cardio vascular procedures.The Cath Lab was inaugurated by Dr CN Manjunath- Professor & Head of Cardiology, Director- Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences & Research in the presence of Dr Manish Mattoo - Vice President-Fortis Healthcare, Dr Vivek Jawali-Chairman-Chairman-Cardiac sciences & Hospital Executive Council, Fortis Hospitals, Bangalore along with Dr Gopi A- Director- Interventional Cardiology, Dr Keshava R- Director- Interventional Cardiology and Dr Sridhara- Senior Consultant- Fortis Hospital, Cunningham Road.

The high end version of Philips AZURION 7F12 will help Cardiologists& Cardiac Surgeonsto optimize and standardize system set-up for all kinds of cases; from routine to advancedProcedures & help safeguard the consistency of interventional procedures and reduce preparation errors along with better access to detailed areas of a patient’s cardiovascular anatomy. The Cath Lab will also allow patients to have more effective & less invasive treatment optionswith superior care and low radiation exposure.

Dr Manish Mattoo, Vice President, Fortis Healthcare, said, “Fortis Hospital, Cunningham has a three-decade legacy of delivering the best patient care and meeting the healthcare needs of Karnataka. Situated in the heart of the city with cardiac care at its core, the hospital is now technologically at par with best cardiac centres in the world and well equipped to address the increasing number of cardiac related deaths. We are the only hospital in Karnataka to have the latest version of this Cath Lab system. We will continue to focus on providing affordable and high quality care with latest technology to our patients.”

Dr Vivek Jawali-Chairman-Cardiac sciences & Hospital Executive Council, Fortis Hospitals, Bangalore, said, “Witnessing the growing incidence of cardiac ailments and related fatalities in the recent past among the younger individuals particularly, we need to be technologically more equipped to be able to treat the patients more efficiently and save more lives. The latest version of Cath Lab will now make it possible for this hospital located in the centre of the to attend patients with a rapid speed for managing the emergency angioplasties for acute heart attacks in the golden hours. The installation of this technology will makes our unit on Cunningham Road a highly desired destination for patients with heart attacks.”

As per World Heart Federation, In India, Non-communicable diseases (NCDs), including CVDs, are estimated to account for 60% of total adult deaths in India.

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About Fortis Healthcare Limited

Fortis Healthcare Limited – an IHH Healthcare Berhad Company – is a leading integrated healthcare services provider in India. It is one of the largest healthcare organizations in the country with 27 healthcare facilities (including projects under development), 4100 operational beds and over 419 diagnostics centres (including JVs). Fortis is present in India, United Arab Emirates (UAE) & Sri Lanka. The Company is listed on the BSE Ltd and National Stock Exchange (NSE) of India. It draws strength from its partnership with global major and parent company, IHH, to build upon its culture of world-class patient care and superlative clinical excellence. Fortis employs 23,000 people (including SRL) who share its vision of becoming the world’s most trusted healthcare network. Fortis offers a full spectrum of integrated healthcare services ranging from clinics to quaternary care facilities and a wide range of ancillary services.

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