Doctor at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Narayana Superspeciality Hospital has proved their clinical expertise in cardiac care gain by saving a 75 year old male from a complex heart condition. The team had treated the patient using minimal invasive intervention called left main bifurcation stenting.
A 75 year male hailing from Rajouriwas brought to Narayana Hospital with complains of chest pain. On enquiry about the medical history of the patient it was revealed that the patient had undergone coronary angiography and he was diagnosed with double vessel disease with critical left main involvement. Patient was adviseda CABG at the earlier hospital where he got tested himself. The cardiology department under Dr Sushant Kumar, Senior Consultant Cardiologist did a thorough evaluation of the patient again. A CTVS consultation for CABG was done. It was identified that he had very poor Left Ventricle function which further increases the risk involved with the surgery itself. However in this case, apart from the heart condition he was suffering from multiple co-morbidities like renal dysfunction, COPD a type of lung pathology which further increase his risk for CABG Surgery. Further his age was also not on his side. Dr Sushantdecided to explore options beyond CABG surgery which includes Complex Coronary Interventions , Minimal Invasive CABG, Medical Management and others. Meanwhile patient continued to have chest pain despite trials of antianginals. A multidisciplinary heart team approach was formed which included Dr Sushant Kumar-Senior cardiologist, Dr Sumit Modi- Senior CTVS surgeon, Dr Deepak Sharma- Senior Nephrologist and Dr Triputi Modi heading Anaesthesia team. After detailed discussion within themselves and with the patient’srelatives, the team of doctors suggested left main bifurcation stenting. Patient underwent angioplasty with stent placement into left main and LAD (left anterior descending artery) successfully.
Explaining about the case Dr SushantKumar Senior Cardiologist at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Narayana Superspeciality Hospital, said, “This case was a complex one as he was suffering not only from double vessel disease with critical left main involvement but also with poor LV function which could have resulted in patient going into acute fulminant heart failure.If we had gone ahead with CABG Surgery as was already advised we could have lost the patient. We successfully did the Left main bifurcation stenting by radial artery route which requires simulatenous placement of 2 stents across the bifurcation with adequate covering of the diseased vessel and without restricting the flow inside the vessel or at the ostium of the vessel. Post angioplasty patient haemodynamics improved. The patient also felt a drastic relief from pain. Patient was discharged on the 3rd day of the surgery.” Relief of pain was an intergralsymptom which make the intervention a success he stated further.
Dr JP Singh, Clinical Director of SMVD Narayana Hospital stated that“The Cardiology department at SMVD Naryana Hospital has always tried to remain at the fore front of rapidly evolving technological advances in the field of Interventional Cardiology. This particular patient is a case in point of an advanced technique used hare that is not routinely available at all the cardiac centres. At the end of the day patient safety stays our foremost goal, and our endeavours remain to bring the most complex,recent and advanced techniques available in any speciality to our patients too to provide the expected standard of care any where in the world.”
Sharing his joy, the patient stated , “As you enter old age your biggest wish is to be able to lead a near normal life with less co-morbidities and dependence on others. The team at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Narayana Superspeciality Hospital headed by Dr Sushant has helped me with that and I am thankful to them for that.”
Dominos delivers free pizza to Police Department in Jammu
Dominos distributed free pizza among the Police Department and as a token of thanks in Jammu today. The initiative was taken by the Bahu Plaza branch of Jammu that delivered pizza to small poor children too.
“We distributed free pizzas among our covid workers including auto drivers too. They are the bridge for patient families these days. The Police Department works 24*7 for us. Due to them, we all stay safe. This pizza was a thanksgiving gift from us.” Mr. Rajendra, Manager of Dominos Bahu Plaza branch said
“The smile on children’s face was heart touching. Pizza is something everyone loves. Since they couldn’t afford food we did what we could to make them happy.” He added
The Policemen thanked for the initiative by the Pizza firm. “We appreciate the value Dominos has shown us. It’s delightful to see people caring for us.” a Traffic Police official said.
Dominos has shown care for the covid workers in the health crisis. They initiated their part of help for the society. Let us come forward and lend our support too.
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PM Cares Fund Ventilators in GMC to be audited as ordered by Minister of State for Prime Minister’s Office, Dr. Jitendra Singh. He has called for the audit of ventilators under Prime Minister Cares Fund at the Government Medical College in Jammu.
After continuous efforts of JK Media to reach out to PMO about the ventilators condition in Jammu region, Dr. Jitendra Singh called for a high level meeting on a short notice. As per reports, he issued an order of daily bulletin on Covid situations and ventilators in Jammu.
“Called for Audit of Ventilators and Oxygen, regular issue of bulletin updating about the status of COVID management and keeping the public representatives informed about what is being done.” Dr. Jitendra Singh’s Facebook post read
“Engage services of UG/PG Medical students, Nursing students and Retd. Doctors/Paramedics and ask GMC doctors to surrender their rooms/chambers in Chopra Nursing Home so that the same could be used as Covid chambers.” it added
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Out of the fresh COVID cases, 1,759 were reported from Jammu division and 2,750 cases were from the Kashmir division, they said.
The number of active COVID cases has reached 51,542 in the Union Territory, while 1,74,953 patients have recovered so far, the officials said.
The death toll due to the COVID reached 2,912 as 65 fresh fatalities – 46 in the Jammu region while 19 in the Kashmir valley were reported in the past 24 hours.
The officials said that Srinagar district recorded the highest number of COVID cases that is 863 cases, followed by 621 in Jammu district and 377 in Baramulla district.
Meanwhile, police have arrested 145 people and lodged 92 FIRs for violating COVID guidelines and realising fine to the tune of Rs 1,09,200 from 678 people for violating the COVID guidelines in the Kashmir valley, a spokesman said.
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