20-AUG-2019: Patients go through electrophysiology study and radiofrequency ablation in Live Workshop
Aligarh, August 20: Three patients, who were skipping medical care because they couldn't afford it, went through electrophysiology study and radiofrequency ablation to cure their exceeding heart rates during a Cath Lab workshop organised by the Centre of Cardiology, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College (JNMC), Aligarh Muslim University (AMU).
They have been suffering with tachyarrythmias, in which the resting heart rate reaches over 100 beats per minute.
Prof Asif Hasan (Director, Centre of Cardiology) with Prof K K Talwar (Director, Max Hospitals, New Delhi) and Dr Rajendra measured the electrical activity of the hearts of these patients to diagnose their abnormal heart rhythms at the live workshop.
Prof Hasan said that more such workshops are lined up at JNMC to cure people from lower income groups.
Introducing the resource person of the workshop, Prof Hasan pointed out, "Prof Talwar, who is currently the Director of Max Hospitals in New Delhi has also been the Head, Department of Cardiology at PGIMER in Chandigarh; Director of PGIMER, Chandigarh and Head, Department of Cardiology, AIIMS, New Delhi."
Dr Malik Azharuddin and Dr Rafi Anwar also participated in the workshop.
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Related PicturesProf KK Talwar with Prof Asif Hasan and other faculty member during the Cath Lab Workshop at The Centre of Cardiology JNMC (2)