JAMMU: In continuation of its commitment to bring world class healthcare to citizens, Medanta – The Medicity’s division of Peripheral Vascular and Endovascular Sciences organised a scientific interaction programme for nearly 150 medical practitioners across Jammu.
An official statement said the interactive session was organised as part of Medanta’s “continuous efforts to promote medical knowledge which has a direct impact on patients in Association with VSICON 2018 and Department of CTVS Govt Medical College Jammu and Association of Hospital Administration (AHA)”.
The renowned vascular surgeon Dr. Rajiv Parakh, Chairman, Peripheral Vascular and Endovascular Sciences at Medanta shared new advancements and innovations in vascular surgery for treating diabetic foot and aneurysms. The programme was organised in collaboration with Academy of Hospital Administrations, Jammu.
The event saw presence of dignitaries including Bali Bhagat, Minister for Health & Medical Education and Dr. Pawan Kotwal, Principal Secretary to Government, Health & Medical Education Department.
Patron AHA Dr VP Gupta, Principal GMC Dr Sunanda Raina, Director Health Services Jammu Dr Gurjeet Singh, Managing Director NHM Dr Yashpal Sharma, HOD CTVS Dr Noor Ali, Dr Arvind Kohli and specialist doctors from Jammu also participated.
Dr. Parakh highlighted the treatment using innovative technology. “Vascular surgery can be performed as a technique for removing plaque build up inside a blocked artery. It can be used for treating conditions which are caused due to the stoppage of blood into any part of the body except the heart. Through this programme, we want to share knowledge on new technologies and innovations in vascular surgery with the medical fraternity in vascular surgery,” he said.
Dr Rajiv Parakh has also started OPD in Jammu Medanta centre in public interest so that patients need not go out of city for consultations, the statement said.