Medical Breakthroughs in Cardiac Care at Wockhardt Hospitals
Posted May 16 2009 12:22am
Wockhardt Hospitals is a center for excellence in Heart Care , Cardiology and Cardiac Surgeries in the country, it has to its name a history of path- breaking procedures, be it the first-ever Conscious Off Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery and Awake Heart Surgery in India. Collectively Wockhardt group hospitals have now have tremendous experience of performing over 60,000 Cardiac Surgeries and 75000 interventional cardiology procedures since its inception, with results comparing to any leading heart centre in the World.
The same expertise and care is now available across various cities of India where Wockhardt Super specialty Hospitals have been set up and each one of them have a Wockhardt Heart Care. These heart care are also a teaching center for clinicians from the sub-continent and now a preferred destination for cardiac patients not only from India but also from all over the US, UK, Canada, Middle East and Africa.
Some of the Pioneering Medical Breakthroughs in Heart Care which had been performed at Wokhardt Hospitals are
Wockhardt Hospitals was the first hospital in Australasia to perform a minimal invasive heart surgery.
The Worlds first awake multi-level vessels bypass surgery with valve replacement performed without general anesthesia or ventilator.
Wockhardt Hospitals was the first hospital to perform congenital giant aneurysm of the left atrium in a two year old child
Wockhardt Hospital conducted the first surgically corrected primitive neuroectodermal tumor of the heart.
Dr Vivek Jawali had performed india’s first minimally invasive surgery at Wockhardt Hospitals which is surgery without heart lung machine on a beating heart or surgery through small incisions or keyholes. The minimally invasive approach is the future of cardiovascular surgery. In the past 5 years minimally invasive cardiac surgery has progressed and now complex cardiac surgeries are performed through small incisions with (port-access technique) or without (MIDCAB technique) cardiopulmonary bypass.
About Wockhardt Hospitals :Wockhardt Hospitals Group is amongst the largest healthcare providers in India. The group has a pan India presence of 15 super speciality hospitals in Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Rajkot, Surat & Bhavnagar. Wockhardt hospitals provide super speciality care in Heart Care, Brain & Spine, Bone & Joint, Minimal Access Surgery and Women Care. The group has an exclusive association in India with Harvard Medical International and is a treatment destination for patients from US, UK and other European Countries besides South Asia, South East Asia, Middle East and Africa. Wockhardt Hospitals Bangalore and Mumbai have received the highly coveted accreditation from Joint Commission International (JCI), USA. It puts Wockhardt Hospitals on a par with international centers of medical excellence. The certification is a reflection of Wockhardt Hospital’s commitment to stringent quality standards. www.wockhardthospitals.net