Srinagar: Fortis Escorts Heart Institute (FEHI) Sunday opened a cardiac surgery OPD at Khyber Hospital here.
In a statement, director FEHI’s cardio vascular surgery department, Dr Yugal K Mishra, who will look after the OPD, said the highlights of the OPD clinic will be the advanced infrastructure and upgraded technology utilized in cardiac treatment.
“Advanced surgeries like minimal invasive valve surgeries, minimal invasive coronary artery surgeries, heart port valve surgeries and ASD closure performed by the cardiac team extending high class medical treatment will be made available at the doorstep of the people living in Kashmir,” he said.
“The OPD which will be extended every month at the Khyber Hospital will have Dr. Mishra and Dr. Syed Asrar, Associate Consultant, FEHI, treating patients in the OPD.
“Through this OPD we will extend high class treatment solutions to heart patients, we will also strive to raise awareness about heart ailments related to stress and lifestyle. We hope that our expertise at performing various heart ailments can now be availed by the people of Kashmir through this OPD,” the statement said.
FEHI, Delhi, a pioneer and centre of excellence in cardiac care, is celebrating 25 years of path-breaking work and service to the numerous heart patients, who have benefitted from treatment, at this outstanding facility.