‘Cardiovascular injuries on rise since ‘90s’

SKIMS to introduce bypass heart surgeries: Dr Zargar

Srinagar, Mar 25: Kashmir has witnessed “significant” increase in cardiovascular injuries since ‘90s, a study by SK Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) Soura has revealed.
 “This has been shown in study conducted between Jan 1990 to October 2012 and was disclosed at seminar on cardio-surgical emergencies held at SKIMS auditorium,” the hospital PRO said adding the event was organized by Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery (CVTS) SKIMS.
 “Senior resident, CVTS Dr Nasir-uddin Wani made in-depth presentation on the subject where he   discussed diagnosis, treatment and management procedures followed in case of such emergencies,” she said.
 Speaking on the occasion, Director SKIMS, Dr Showkat Zargar said: “SKIMS is going to make major breakthrough in the field of surgery introducing Bypass Heart surgery.” He said the proposal was in pipeline and necessary formalities were being completed.
 Speaking on the occasion experts observed that “cardio-surgical emergencies are still a challenge and there is need to have support mechanism like  Portable echocardiography machine which should be available  round the clock.”
 Prominent cardiologist and Additional Professor Dr Prof Nisar A Tramboo moderated the program. The program was followed by interaction between students and faculty members.

Lastupdate on : Mon, 25 Mar 2013 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Mon, 25 Mar 2013 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Tue, 26 Mar 2013 00:00:00 IST

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